Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Fox Island County Park - Home to Butterflies and Dragonflies

Black Swallowtail taking advantage of the last remnants of the butterfly garden's Monarda fistulosa (Bee Balm). The Bee Balm is a favorite of many insects in the butterfly garden and can be easily started from seed.
Female Blue Dasher, a horizontal perching dragonfly, resting on the blossom of a False Sunflower. Blue Dashers, male and female, perch with wings extended forward.