Gulf Frittilary Butterfly

Equipment Info
SONY ILCE-6000
8965784/1000000 sec. / ISO 3200
State/Province/Region
Florida
Nearest Area
Adventure Coast
Town
Spring Hill
Brief Directions

North of Tampa, west coast of Florida.

Notes

This butterfly can be seen year round in Florida and calls the southern United States home as well as Mexico, Central America, the West Indies and South America.

Description

Each spring and summer when the bleeding heart plant explodes with blossoms hummingbirds and butterflies flock to it for it's nectar. In this photo a Gulf frittilary butterfly, or passion butterfly, can be seen feeding on a recently bloomed bleeding heart vine.

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Date Added
May 16, 2017
Date Taken
May 15, 2017

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