Friday, August 7, 2009

Corraltias Drive: 2004 Invasion Part 4. Gulf Fritillary Emerges

Photo: Shawnda Thomas Faveau, July 2004. Gulf Fritillary butterfly emerging from its chrysalis on Shawnda's fence. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

Thanks again to Shawnda for providing this week's excellent series of photos. We'll just call Shawnda the "Bug Lady of Corralitas Drive." Black Witch Moths often visit Shawnda, since they thrive in the acacia trees on the 2 Freeway. Earlier this year, Shawnda shared her photos of a White Lined Sphinx Moth.

If you have photos of neighborhood insects, birds or wildlife, share them with us: Please do not attempt to touch or feed urban wildlife.