Meadow Fritillary

Love this butterfly guide to Northern VA butterflies published by our state arboretum. Today I caught a glimpse of a Meadow Fritillary – a tiny fritillary butterfly.  I’ve only ever seen one before and this time it hung around long enough for me to run inside and grab my camera.  

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Checkered Skipper

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Viceroy on Mountain Mint 3

So… another shot of the Viceroy from last week – loved all three of these.

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Autumn Viceroy

Another pretty autumn shot of the viceroy on my mountain mint this weekend.

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Viceroy

Even with the cooler temperatures and overcast skies on Friday, my Mountain Mint was still attracting butterflies.  I was happy to see this Viceroy, especially because I only see one or two of them in my yard a year.  Thrilled to have captured this image.  

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