Cutest Bee Flies in the World on Rabbitbrush & Curlycup Gumweed

2018-09-15T05:31:37+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Bee Flies, Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I photographed some of the cutest, fuzzy Bee Flies in the world this week nectaring on Rabbitbrush and Curlycup Gumweed in the Stansbury Mountains of the West Desert.

Western Branded Skipper Butterflies And Rabbitbrush

2018-09-07T05:31:56+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert, Western Branded Skipper Butterfly, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I saw plenty of Western Branded Skipper butterflies nectaring on blooming rabbitbrush in both the canyons I explored yesterday morning and I can't resist, nor do I want to, photographing wildflowers and butterflies.

Rocky Mountain Bee Plant Plus a Bee in Flight

2018-09-05T05:15:48+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Box Elder County, Honey Bees, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Sunday I was up in Box Elder County looking for birds but I also felt I had to stop and take some images of Rocky Mountain Bee Plants that were blooming along side the road.

Monarch Butterflies and Rocky Mountain Bee Plants in Northern Utah

2018-08-05T05:46:52+00:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Monarch Butterflies, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last year I found plenty of Monarch Butterflies on the Rocky Mountain Bee Plants on Antelope Island and they were a delight to photograph as they fluttered around going from flower to flower sipping nectar from the delicate blossoms.