Late Maryland Butterflies, September, 2014

A Common Buckeye in the Columbia Elkhorn Garden Plots on September 18

A Common Buckeye in the Columbia Elkhorn Garden Plots on September 18

 

A fresh Monarch butterfly on migration visits white eupatorium at Gateway Business Park in eastern Howard County

A fresh Monarch butterfly on migration visits white eupatorium at Gateway Business Park in eastern Howard County

 

A Painted Lady also at Gateway Business Park.  Five of these joined the migrating Monarchs.

A Painted Lady also at Gateway Business Park. Five of these joined the migrating Monarchs.

 

Ocola Skipper is a southern butterfly that immigrates northward in late summer/early fall.  Here it visits Gateway Business Park's flowers.

Ocola Skipper is a southern butterfly that immigrates northward in late summer/early fall. Here it visits Gateway Business Park’s flowers.

 

A late Great-spangled Fritillary visits zinnias at the Elkhorn Garden Plots on September  9

A late Great-spangled Fritillary visits zinnias at the Elkhorn Garden Plots on September 9

 

One of the last swallowtails, this female Black also visited flowers at the Elkhorn Plots on September 5.

One of the last swallowtails, this female Black also visited flowers at the Elkhorn Plots on September 5.

 

A fresh Variegated Fritillary visits the Elkhorn Garden Plots in Columbia Maryland on September 21.

A fresh Variegated Fritillary visits the Elkhorn Garden Plots in Columbia Maryland on September 21.

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2 Responses to Late Maryland Butterflies, September, 2014

  1. Lee says:

    On your 6th photo down, the female Black Swallowtails is on the most beautiful flowers. What are those? Looks like a yellow head dressing you would see on a Hawaiian or someone like that. The Butterflies are pretty also.

  2. I think they are cultivated zinnias. Glad you liked the photos.

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