BY BUTTERFLY FARM & GARDENS OF SAN ANTONIO

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Visitors to our Garden






American Painted Lady, Funereal Duskywing, Emperor, Common Sulphur, Black Swallowtail, Gulf Fritillary , Common Buckeye, Janais Patch and our favorite female hummingbird. A wonderful day in our garden.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Adoption Photo

This young man adopted this lovely Monarch and is about to release it. What a thrill!

Thursday, May 14, 2009

"Eat your greens."

Mommy says "Eat your green and grow big and beautiful." This Black Swallowtail caterpillar loves his greens. The video is not on fast forward, this is his actual pace.

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Insecure

Perched atop a passion-vine leaf, this Gulf Fritillary caterpillar seems not to know what to do, or where to start eating.

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Mini-Mite

Small beginnings for a Giant Swallowtail.

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Mimosa Flowers

Here we see a Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly visiting our flowering Mimosa Tree. This is an excellent time to photograph your favorite butterflies.