There were quite a few different species of butterflies flying around in a Ponderosa pine forest area, close to where I live. Here are some of the ones I saw fluttering around on a recent sunny morning walk. Read about these butterflies here: EARLY BUTTERFLIES & BLOOMS, A YELLOW BUTTERFLY, PAINTED LADY


Summer is a busy time for insects, with all the flowers and weeds everywhere. Here are photos of bugs I have observed during some recent walking. More: BUGS ARE COOL