North and south of the equator

19 12 2011

Skipper Butterfly and Bumblebee on Buttonbush bloom, photographed at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

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Same time, last year: Skipper butterfly on White Ginger Lily

18 08 2011

Unidentified type of Skipper butterfly on the very fragrant White Ginger Lily (Hedychium coronarium), photographed at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

UPDATE 8.19.2011: Thanks to Harlan Ratcliff from The Roused Bear blog for identifying this butterfly as a Fiery Skipper!

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I’m looking for something in red…

9 03 2011

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Skipper on Hyacinth Bean Vine (Dolichos lablab)

26 01 2011

I was looking through my garden photo archives and came across this little Skipper. I grow this pretty ornamental vine in a pot outside our front door each summer. The purple seed pods are known as lablab.

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Skipper Butterfly on ‘Zowie’ Zinnia

7 09 2010

Photographed at Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria, Virginia

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Skipper butterfly on White Ginger Lily

18 08 2010

Unidentified type of Skipper butterfly on the very fragrant White Ginger Lily (Hedychium coronarium). Photographed at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, 8.15.2010

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