I was so excited today when I discovered that a new butterfly species had come visiting the backyard. The Zebra Heliconian butterfly is strikingly beautiful.
I was so excited to be able to grow tropical plants when I moved to Florida and passion fruit vines were at the top of the list. I purchased a plant, a pot and some soil and got all set up with my new Passion Fruit plant... seconds later I had Gulf Fritillary butterflies laying eggs all over the plant.
I got to see several Indigo Hamlets while scuba diving in Belize. I wish I had gotten a picture of one. They always seem so peaceful and serene. Well, they are ambush predators in the sea bass family so they would be pretty good at calmly waiting wouldn’t they? This was one of my first… Continue reading Indigo Hamlet