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It was a very quiet morning late July. I was sitting in my screened porch working my usual Sudoku puzzle when I just seemed to hear a call to go outside. I took my camera and walked around for quite a while. I saw a bunny rabbit and took some pictures. I saw some cattails that I thought were cool looking and took more pictures. Finally I came back home and just stood for a few minutes looking at my garden. Suddenly I noticed an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on a tall verbena flower. Then I saw another one. Then I saw a Monarch and soon another Monarch fluttered about. None of them seemed to want their pictures taken. They would light for just seconds and then fly off.
I got some exercise in chasing these guys all around my yard! Finally one Monarch discovered a white butterfly bush and kept returning to it. . . so I stood there and snapped some shots. To my great delight, this cute little Hummingbird also liked this specific flower and she and the Monarch played a game chasing each other away, trying to claim it for their own. I'm really not sure I can say who had the upper hand, but their dance was sure fun to watch.
I hope to be adding a few more images of this special moment in my garden!
Thank you so much for looking at my images. I appreciate that very much.
I am very concerned with our environment and have decided to donate any money I make from any sales of this image to the ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND.....because the Earth needs a good lawyer! We all need to speak up and support efforts to protect our environment. We will not get a second chance!
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July 28th, 2019
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