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Just a Day in the Life of a Butterfly

It's early morning.  A newly eclosed Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, perches alone in the center of a lavender bed in Vacaville,...

It's early morning, and a newly eclosed Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, perches on lavender in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's early morning, and a newly eclosed Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, perches on lavender in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's early morning, and a newly eclosed Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae, perches on lavender in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

As the sun warms her wings, the Gulf Fritillary unfolds them gingerly.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
As the sun warms her wings, the Gulf Fritillary unfolds them gingerly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

As the sun warms her wings, the Gulf Fritillary unfolds them gingerly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Gulf Fritillary spreads her wings and prepares for take-off as honey bees arrive to forage on the lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Gulf Fritillary spreads her wings and prepares for take-off as honey bees arrive to forage on the lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Gulf Fritillary spreads her wings and prepares for take-off as honey bees arrive to forage on the lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 4:42 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Food, Yard & Garden

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