The Pearly Crescent, Cahokia Mounds, 140713

July 17, 2013

What lovely common names butterflies do have! Amy Witt’s mother, Linda Witt, helped me id this little beauty that I followed for a while, forsaking the ancient civilization at Cahokia Mounds.

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DSC03354 DSC03355 I found several little butterflies...can you see one on the clover? DSC03360 Yes, indeed it's a life of clover for these fluttery beauties! DSC03352 DSC03356 Here's the butterfly, mud-puddling: DSC03346 DSC03347 DSC03348 It also settled on green leaves, once in a while: DSC03361

I was able to get only one shot of two together: