Tuesday, September 23, 2008

IO Moth Caterpillar

This guy is cool!!! On Blackberry plant munching!

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Luna Moth making silk Cocoon



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Friday, September 19, 2008

Luna Moth Caterpillar



















We found this luna moth catepillar on our driveway today.

What a surprise!
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Gulf Fritilary hatching out today on my house!

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Butterflies 09-19-2008




My garden was fabulous today!!!
Fall is in the air!
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monarch crystalis















I love the gold dots my these babies! They are so beautiful!
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Monarchs busy this morning

Good Morning: My babies are all making crystalis this morning.

They are so beautiful!

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Gaint Swallowtail Butterfly caterpillar

This guy is busy eating from the citrus plant!
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Monarch crystalis




















Monty the Monarch is trying hard to become a crystalis.

His stripes are still showing.
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Monarchs making crystalis




















Today, our first baby "monty" the monarch
is making his crystalis. He is beautiful!
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Swallowtails















Happy Baby swallowtails on fennel today!
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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Monarchs and Milkweed

These guys have eaten almost an entire plant this week!

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almost 2 inches long!!!

Boy, we can't wait for this one to make his crystalis. I love this time
of the year! These babies will make their way to Mexico. Amazing!

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Monarch Caterpillars

These guys are really growing! Munching on their milkweed after a long day at preschool!

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Swallowtail and Lantana

The butterflies were very busy today!
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Friday, September 12, 2008

Gulf Fritillary Just Hatched Happy Birthday


Great picture of one of my gulf fritillaries hatching out today! What an amazing site! Have a wonderful weekend.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Gulf Fritillaries amazing pictures



































I have really enjoyed my Gulf Fritillaries this year. My passion vine is full of caterpillars. I have crystalis on my shovels, bikes, house, car, and pots in the garden. Enjoy these pictures!