Dance of the painted ladies

A pair of painted lady butterflies appear to be dancing in sync as they tack in the wind.

Painted lady butterflies on coneflowers.


Faded glory

White wildflower holding its head up after a heavy rain and after the peak of its blooming.

White wildflowers.
STILL BEAUTIFUL – Even in its final days.


This red-spotted purple probably escaped a predator at the cost of a wing and the ability to escape again. Though grounded, he continued to spread his wings in the sunshine.

Red-spotted purple butterfly with one wing.
STILL BEAUTIFUL – Red-spotted purple butterfly warms himself on the roadway.