August 4, 2017

Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird in our Back Yard

Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird in our Back Yard

Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird Alighting on Nectar Feeder

Also in the back yard there’s been a collection of Carolina Wrens–two adults and one juvenile–that has been hitting the mixed-nut cylinder feeder.   Later in the afternoon on this overcast day I went to Nathan Krestul Park.  Before the occasional raindrop became soft rain, I spotted these two butterflies:

Gulf Fritillary at Nathan Krestul Park

White Peacock Butterfly (identification by Gary Whiting, UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist–thanks, Gary!)