/Tag: wildflowers

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.

Female Great Spangled Fritillary Nectaring on Musk Thistle in the Wasatch Mountains

2018-07-29T05:34:56+00:00July 29th, 2018|Categories: Great Spangled Fritillary Butterflies, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week while I was up in a canyon in the Wasatch Mountains I spotted a female Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly nectaring on a Musk Thistle so I felt I had to take photos of she sipped the nectar of the flower.

American Goldfinch Perched on a dried Musk Thistle Blossom & Short Video Clip

2018-07-27T05:33:16+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: American Goldfinches, Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today I am keeping it short and sweet and sharing one photo of a male American Goldfinch perched on a dried Musk Thistle blossom plus a short video clip I took of him as he lifted off and flew away.

Fritillary Butterfly – Other Things With Wings

2018-07-13T05:31:23+00:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah, Wildlife|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm going to ask for help later on today from bugguide.net with the identification of this fritillary butterfly. I don't normally have to ask for identification assistance but I need it for this other thing with wings.