Cherish is my favorite word, and I cherish the ability of turning the routine into a beautiful moment.
Nature creates in me, a spiritual and meditative time to bring peace, harmony and balance, into an otherwise ordinary day~
Mary Howell Cromer

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Silver Spotted and Least Skippers~

Bottom 3 images are of a Silver Spotted Skipper and the top 5 are of the Least Skipper.  We have more of the Least than the Silver Spotted around the grove.  The Least is about half the size of the Silver Spotted~


  1. Mary,

    No Least Skipper in these photos. See The skipper with closed wings is a male Sachem, the skipper on clover is a male Fiery Skipper. Enjoyed the Silver-spotted Skipper photos, nice work!

  2. Thank you all, and thank you very much Randy for keeping me straight. I only had the Kentucky Butterfly and Moth list to go by and I guess they lock all of the little chaps into one grouping~

  3. Superb shots Mary.... Funny to see that I also posted butterflies pictures today.... Well strange to see this kind of pictures on both your blog and mine ;-)

  4. love those skippers - they have the cutest faces!


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