|Red Admiral butterfly|
Most of these delicate beauties were all seen on one multi-trunked tree in the moments following a summer rain shower at White Pines Forest State Park.
They have great names:
- Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)
- Eastern Comma (Polygonia comma)
- Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
- Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
- Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis astyanax)
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