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Montrose Beach, Chicago, IllinoisMontrose BeachChicago, IllinoisA white sulphur butterfly on a purple wildflower in the meadow at Montrose Beach.Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisFor some reason I have developed an interest in insects lately. this is a tobacco hornworm that will eventually turn into a Sphinx Moth which has a...Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisA monarch in flight in a field of wildflowers. I ended up spending 4 hours photographing insects on this day.Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisA monarch with a bee in flight. late season Jackson Park is an amazing time to photograph insects. Two weeks ago I saw very few insects and...Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisA praying mantis that crawled on the flower end of a butterfly bush. These are some of the most interesting insects in the animal kingdom.Galena, IllinoisGalenaIllinoisThe little green dots are lightning bugs. I have never seen that many in one place at one time in my life. The winds were calm which helped a great...The Magic Hedge, Chicago, IllinoisThe Magic HedgeChicago, IllinoisA yellow swallowtail in the bird sanctuary at Montrose. I have not seen many yellow swallowtails around this year so I was happy to get this one.Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisOne of the best places in Chicago to see wild butterflies in a natural setting. There is a place called Bobolink Meadow that is situated next to...Galena, IllinoisGalenaIllinoisQuestion Mark butterfly. This might be the first one I have ever seen or maybe I just noticed it now.Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisWhile birding in Jackson Park in a place called Bobolink Meadow I came across some amazing butterflies on a butterfly bush right on the edge of the...Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisA black swallowtail.Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisA pipevine swallowJackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisA painted lady perched on a clump of grass. I saw so many different varieties of butterflies that I am officially hooked on photographing them.Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisA giant swallowtail on a butterfly bush.Jackson Park, Chicago, IllinoisJackson ParkChicago, IllinoisA giant swallowtail in perfect condition.Hanover Bluff Nature Preserve, Jo Daviess County, IllinoisHanover Bluff Nature PreserveJo Daviess County, IllinoisA beautiful praying mantis walking on a wildflower. I saw more praying mantis than I have ever seen in my life on this day. This is my favorite...Honey Island Kayak Tours, Pearl River, LouisianaHoney Island Kayak ToursPearl River, LouisianaOur guide spotted this large wolf spider and pointed out the little baby spiders attached to its back. These large spiders actually raise their...Honey Island Kayak Tours, Pearl River, LouisianaHoney Island Kayak ToursPearl River, LouisianaA large orb weaver which is a common and large spider in the Louisiana swamps. This one had just caught a large green darner in its web and...South Sabula Lakes Park, Sabula, IowaSouth Sabula Lakes ParkSabula, IowaA pair of black swallowtail caterpillars in the wildflowers. Some insects are incredible beautiful. When these turn into butterflies the colors are...North Pond, Chicago, IllinoisNorth PondChicago, IllinoisA swallowtail in great condition sunning itself in the early morning.
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