Beautiful Winged Things

Until you spread your wings, you’ll have no idea how far you can fly. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.~Ray Bradbury I am obsessed with the white-lined sphynx moth (hawk moth). I have posted previous photos, but this is by far my favorite amazing…

Tiny Butterfly: Western Pygmy-Blue

Captured on my Saturday morning walk in our nearby wetlands, the western pygmy-blue is one of the smallest butterflies in the world, and the smallest in North America. I would not have noticed him had I not unintentionally stirred up the branches to see several flutter about. I had to watch closely to see where…