Thursday, June 9, 2011

hedgerow hairstreak ~ 06/09/11 ~ Pinnacles

Satyrium saepium on Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus
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Often when I'm able to capture photos of butterflies, I get them on perches, mud-puddling, or nectaring. For whatever reason, I rarely get them on their reported host plant as shown above. I love the iridescence of the wings and the orange knobs at the end of the antennae.

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