Saturday, September 15, 2007

Mariposa Bonita





Acadia joined me for my walk the other day and since she was in the stroller I stuck the camera in it too. I really like taking photos when I go out but feel like a walking target with the camera around my neck, so if I can take it with me less conspicuously I'm happy.
There are always lots of butterflies at this one sunny spot on my walk, and this one is my favorite. I've always loved butterflies, and if I ever got a tatoo it would be of a butterfly. This one is amazing! Wild black and white design on the outside with a splash of red, then it opens up to reveal velvety black and brilliant blue! Incredible. I tried to search for what kind of butterfly it is, but no luck. I need a guide to Central American Butterflies I suppose, since I couldn't find it on the net.

7 comments:

April said...

Lovely! It was pouring rain early this afternoon, cozy, but really not good conditions for butterflies!

Aimée said...

Looks like a nice place for a ramble.
Amazing butterfly!

Sirdar said...

Wow...what an awesome butterfly. Very beautiful.

dawn said...

That is an amazing butterfly. They are so astonishing in colour and such a symbol of gentleness, newness, and beauty. What a lovely place to walk.

Amber said...

I'll try and send you all some "butterfly" weather before the snow flies in Canada:)

Danny B said...

http://pick4.pick.uga.edu/mp/20q?guide=Butterflies

seems like a good site to find your butterfly based on a number of descriptives. I couldn't find it, though.

Amber said...

Thanks for the tip Danny! I didn't know you read my blog...when are you starting one?