Saturday, September 28, 2013

Viceroy

Viceroy on asters

Last Monday was a lovely day and various butterflies were busily sipping aster  nectar. I haven't seen a ton of viceroys this year but I have seen a few.

I am linking to Madge's Weekly Top Shot.

32 comments:

Sandra said...

the last viceroy of summer maybe? he is beautiful and so are those asters

Beth @ E. Lizard Breath Speaks said...

awesome butterflies. we ever see monarchs in VA. we did get a chance to see one when on our recent road trip out west. i wonder??! ( :

Kate said...

This photo is a splendid close-up. Beautiful!

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful butterfly, great capture!

Birdman said...

70s next two days. Summer returns here... for 48 hours or so.
Butterflies are fleeting.

Our photos said...

Beautiful are your butterfly photo!
Greetings, RW & SK

TexWisGirl said...

i like the light shining thru!

Linda W. said...

Wow, great shot! Such vibrant color.

Karen said...

This is grand EG!

RamblingRound said...

A very distinguished butterfly!

Gail Dixon (LaBelle) said...

What a treat - we normally have monarchs here. He's a pretty one!

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Very pretty! We didn't see any butterflies here this summer.

RedPat said...

I haven't seen many either or many monarchs!

Lowell said...

Elegant! I would have said this was a monarch. Shows what I know about British royalty and butterflies!

Genie Robinson said...

I would say this definitely belongs with Weekly Top Shot. It is beautiful. Nature in all of its glory. genie

Giga said...

Motyl piękny, a zdjecie cudowne. Pozdrawiam.
Butterfly beautiful and wonderful photo. Yours.

Madge Bloom said...

SO lovely! I don't see your link on WTS #102... did something go wrong??

rainfield61 said...

One is enough to create wonders!

Lisa Gordon said...

Absolutely breathtaking!!

Jack said...

Fantastic!

Madge Bloom said...

SO gorgeous! I know no names of butterflies... Thank you for coming by sharing your creative photography on Weekly Top Shot #102!

Stephanie said...

Pretty butterfly.

Daniel LaFrance said...

A vibrant feast for these eyes!

Randy said...

So lovely.

Small City Scenes said...

Wow! That is a beautiful Butterfly and a beautiful shot. You and your camera are really good. MB

llandudnopictures said...

Beautiful, and surrounded by lots of other beautiful colour too!

Terri Buster said...

Gorgeous capture! Very pretty shot with the light shining through his wing.

Betty Manousos said...

great capture! well done:)

happy sunday~

Indrani said...

This is stunning!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Beautifully shown EG, they flit around so quickly sometimes its hard to snap them.

edenhills said...

Beautiful! I never get tired of seeing butterflies.

Rose said...

Georgeous shot!

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