Painted Lady Butterfly on New England Asters

Posted by
karla (Omaha, United States) on 9 October 2017 in Animal & Insect.

Autumn, continued. The painted lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui) and a bee are nectaring their last on the New England asters. The weather has finally turned cool after an unusually warm Fall. The aster blossoms are turning to seed. Soon there will be no more nectar available.

SONY ILCE-7M2 1/320 second F/8.0 ISO 800 90 mm

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and a bee, too . . what a lovely living moment.

9 Oct 2017 5:06am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

beau

9 Oct 2017 1:41pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, focus & colors!
Lovely!

9 Oct 2017 8:12pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

A wonderful shot.

10 Oct 2017 3:48am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Absolutely beautiful, Karla ;-)

11 Oct 2017 3:30am

@Denny Jump: Thanks, Denny!

SONY ILCE-7M2
1/320 second
F/8.0
ISO 800
90 mm

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