Common Buckeye

Common Buckeye

Besides the Satyrs and Wood-Nymphs, Buckeye butterflies (Junonia coenia Hübner, [1822] ) are one of the few types of brush-footed butterflies with distinctive eye patterns on the wings. Wing span: 1 5/8 – 2 3/4 inches (4.2 – 7 cm).

The Common Buckeye deserves its name. Except for areas of the extreme Pacific Northwest, it ranges across the United States.

There are two other Buckeye species. The Mangrove Buckeye is found primarily in Florida. The Tropical Buckeye is found primarily in the Southwest.

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The Pollinator

The Pollinator

This lady butterfly, feeding on the flowers of a butterfly bush, is dusted in pollen…

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Enlightenment

Enlightenment

As I stood and watched this butterfly, one wing illuminated by a shard of sunlight, feeding on the blossoms of the butterfly bush I felt I understood the energy needed for these winged beauties to fly that can only be provided by the sun…I too feel a special energy as the sun shines on me.

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Soft Jazz

Soft Jazz

A young man sits beneath a weeping willow in the shade on a hot summer’s day playing some mellow jazz on his guitar…

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Gray Catbird

Gray Catbird

The gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) is not a colorful bird but a sleek, beautiful, and stealthy bird…

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Male Swallowtail

Male Swallowtail

This is only the third male swallowtail that I have seen this year…I’ve seen maybe a dozen females. I don’t know what has happened to them this year unless it is related to the multiple heavy rains we had this spring.

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Spiritual Light

Spiritual Light

I am one who finds spirituality in nature everyday…I am not someone who can sit in a building for an hour one day a week and come away feeling good about it. Occasionally, a moment of special light will reveal itself, and when it does, chills run through me…I carry these moments with me always!

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