Comma Butterfly In The Cascade Mountains

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Previous Next I have my spots I stop at up in the Cascade Mountains, well most places I have my set spots I have had history of photographing the wildlife. This spot tends to have species of butterflies stop to get drinks, never know what I am going to photograph! Just know I am going […]

Monarch Butterfly Visits The High Desert

Previous Next Meet the Monarch Butterfly! The Monarch Butterfly is big, flashy and one can not miss them when they start showing up! The Monarch Butterfly just happens to like the Zinnia Flowers here in our garden. The Monarch Butterfly does not like any other of our flowers like they do our Zinnias! I do […]

Taylors Checkerspot Butterfly

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Previous Next Meet the Taylor’s checkerspot Butterfly! I photographed this colorful Butterfly feeding on one of the wildflowers found here in Oregon. This Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly is a endangered species. You can read more about this status and the few locations this Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly has been documented as being. Read more at the Oregon […]

Swallowtail Butterfly On The Orange Lily Flower

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Previous Next Our Lily flowers got a visitor! This Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly! I think the Swallowtails come to the Lily patch for drinks myself! Even though we try hard not to over head water the Lily flowers! Getting a drink is what this Swallowtail Butterfly looks like it is doing to me! The Yellow of […]

Common Checkered Skipper Butterfly

Previous Next Meet again this Common Checkered Skipper Butterfly! This one is on one of our wildflowers that grow here in our part of the high desert of Oregon! Skipper Butterflies all have the same structure in appearance. All Skipper Butterflies kind of, “skip”, or “Flutter” about. My observations as for photographing the Skipper Butterflies […]

Wood-nymph Butterfly

Previous Next Meet the Wood-nymph Butterfly! See the Butterflies eye spots? This Wood-nymph Butterfly is feeding on these wildflowers. As you look through this series of photographs, watch this Wood-nymph Butterflies face. You can clearly see this Wood-nymph Butterfly feeding! The Wood-nymph Butterfly comes in several sizes and the colors can be different as well. […]

Fenders Blue Butterfly In Its Natural Environment

Previous Next Meet the tiny Fenders Blue Butterfly! This is one of our visits to the Ochoco Mountains. I look for water, and typically a prairie like area for the butterflies. Since everything needs a drink, and Butterflies do not drink as we do, they need mud! So this is what I look for. Typically […]

Viceroy Butterfly In The High Desert

Previous Next Meet the Viceroy Butterfly! Pretty Butterfly right? I learned of this Butterfly actually on facebook….. a wildlife place was posting the difference of the Viceroy Butterfly, and the Monarch Butterfly. I thought it looked familiar, as if I had photographed the Viceroy Butterfly before. Sure enough when I came upon this photo album […]

Checkered Skipper Butterfly In The High Desert

Previous Next Meet the Checkered Skipper Butterfly! This skipper Butterfly is a common Skipper here in our area. The area in which I was for these photographs is a marshy area. If you are not careful where you step you may get wet! This is part of a gully that we have here in our […]

Butterfly On The Sweet William Flowers

Previous Next Meet the Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly we have here at the house in the High Desert of Oregon! Of course this species of Swallowtail are not just at our garden, but many places here in the High Desert! There were several of these Yellow Swallowtail Butterflies here at the house on this day , […]


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