This Tiger Swallowtail kept company with the skipper butterfly as they both enjoyed a sip of thistle nectar.

Each day brings a treasure:>)

I love nature, science, poetry, prose, art, music – you name it! Now that I’m retired, time is mine to spend as I wish (pretty much), and I wish to take pictures of our natural world.

Bringing the outdoors in for others to see, especially those who may not get the opportunity to wander next to a pond, fish at the beach, or tramp in the woods, is a pleasure. I hope to build a window to the wonders of nature that fill our everyday lives.

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  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleabout 1 year ago

    ohhhhh so pretty :)

  • Thank you, Maree, for these lovely words:>)

    – MotherNature

  • Otto Danby II
    Otto Danby IIabout 1 year ago

    Absolutely gorgeous Carol, wonderful image and beautiful presentation!

  • High praise coming from you, Otto – really! Thank you for dropping in and giving your support:>)

    – MotherNature

  • vigor
    vigorabout 1 year ago

    Very beautiful work!

  • Thanks, Viv – it’s things like this that I miss in winter time:>)

    – MotherNature

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyabout 1 year ago

    Really lovely work

  • Your support means a lot, MMP – many thanks for making time to drop in:>)

    – MotherNature

  • zpawpaw
    zpawpawabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful work MotherNature!:)))

  • Hi, zpawpaw! Hope you and yours are doing great and enjoying life:>) Thank you ever so much for the fave and the lovely comment – I appreciate them greatly!!!

    – MotherNature

  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...about 1 year ago

    Two at once makes for a special capture and indeed a beautiful day!

  • Thanks, Celeste:>) Who could lose with a Tiger Swallowtail AND a Skipper?

    – MotherNature

  • SummerJade
    SummerJadeabout 1 year ago

    Fabulous image! The cream colored vignette is just perfect for this one. ♥♥

  • Your so lovely to say so – many thanks!

    – MotherNature

  • Bernhard Matejka
    Bernhard Matejkaabout 1 year ago

    beautiful capture and work!

  • How sweet a comment and I’m so pleased you like it enough to make it a favorite. Thank you for making time to come by, Bernhard – I love your work!

    – MotherNature

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful image, they sure like those Horrible Thistles.

  • They do love them! Thank you, Rosalie:>)

    – MotherNature

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful creation.

  • Thank you for this lovely comment and for making this a favorite! I’m tickled you like it. Don’t you wish we could have tea and coffee and bisquits and cakes for visitors? I do!

    – MotherNature

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