~Loveland, Colorado, August 2017
I just happen to look out one of our upstairs windows yesterday and spotted this butterfly enjoying the blooms on a Butterfly Bush! I removed the screen from the window and tried to capture her as she moved from flower to flower. The sun was in the west, which backlit this little girl.
I believe she is a Variegated Fritillary, but I can’t be sure. Years ago I found a great web-site that helps you identify butterflies. Here is the link: Identify Butterflies.
She had a hard time trying to stay away from a yellow jacket that didn’t want her there.
Let me know if you ca identify this butterfly.
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Sorry I can’t help you with the identification but it is a beauty. That’s not a Fritillary we get around here. We had a few Gulf Fritillary’s this afternoon. Thanks for the butterfly identification link.
You are welcome. I found this site years ago and use it a lot.