Fiery Skipper

I am happy to learn that this cute little guy is indeed a butterfly (not a moth).  And not surprisingly, he likes lantana plants, which is where I often see them.  Apparently the lantana have nectar at the bottom of a long narrow tube, and the Skipper sucks the nectar up through his tubular mouth part.

❤ Learning though photography ❤

My post for Sunshine’s Macro Monday 

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Naomi says:

    That’s so interesting! I also thought he was a moth!

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  2. Skippers are so cute!! Excellent photos!!

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    1. Thank you! I see more of them, the more flowers that bloom in our yard.

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