Thursday, July 25, 2013

Butterflies, Bees & Moths, oh my!

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The other day I escaped the house for a little "me" time and headed to Skylands. It's been a long time since I was last there. The annual beds were planted with a riot of colorful zinnias and there were butterflies, bees, and hummingbird moths everywhere I looked. They were loving these flowers! Some of them were gracious enough to pose while others just flitted around.

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 Sometimes one bloom was just too luscious for only one species at a time. There was some sharing going on.

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I love how the little Snowberry Clearwing Hummingbird Moths roll up their proboscis when they fly.

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It's easy to see how they got their name. Here its wings look pink!

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Not a zinnia!

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Photographer's Note: I did not bump up the color on these photos. This is just simply how they downloaded from the camera.

 

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