Sunday, July 3, 2011

A Closer Look | Summer

summer fauna
A fat bumblebee gathering nectar from milkweed flowers.

summer fauna II
I know what you're thinking and yes, that's caterpillar poop! Also known as frass.

summer fauna III
I call these owl butterflies, but I have no idea what kind they are.

summer fauna V
A daintly flutterby ... see more on flickr.


Subtle Acts said...

That bee is beautiful! Great, great photo!

flyhoof said...

Love your photos! The butterflies are beautiful and I've never seen frass in such detail! :D

holly aka golly said...

thanks! : ) Hope you all had a great weekend!

Mikaela said...

Hi Golly,

A. I LOVE your watercolors! So lovely.

B. It's a buckeye:

C. The small blue butterfly is probably an eastern tailed blue:

Thanks for your blog - I love reading it!

holly aka golly said...

Mikaela: Thank you so much for the butterfly identification!

annamaria said...

Stunning photos Holly-xx

Lari Washburn said...

Now that's an incredible macro lens...what is it?

holly aka golly said...

Lari: it's only a cannon elph. Not very fancy at all.

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