2014 Mourning Cloak

Spotted my first mourning cloak butterfly in the yard last week! He/she was soaking up the sun and didn't really mind my present as I tried to stay still and behind it. 

Sweet sighting I tell you in the early of spring season. I also saw the flickering of cabbage white butterfly but couldn't get a picture. In truth, I rather go after the mourning cloak since I don't get to see it often.

Looked like at the end of her wings there were some tattered, but she was quite a beauty to see. I can't wait for more butterfly to come around.

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eileeninmd April 19, 2014 7:11 am  

The Mourning Cloak is beautiful! Great sighting and photos. Thank you for linking up with my critter party. Enjoy your weekend and Happy Easter..

EG CameraGirl April 19, 2014 7:46 am  

NICE! I haven't seen any butterflies at all this spring. Still too early here north of Toronto, I guess.

Naquillity April 19, 2014 9:49 am  

what a great sighting... i've only seen one butterfly and didn't even get a photo, sigh... i too look forward to seeing more butterflies. have a great weekend~

TexWisGirl April 19, 2014 9:52 am  

i love these dark beauties.

Unknown April 19, 2014 11:37 am  

Gorgeous! I saw my first mourning cloaks yesterday.

Unknown April 20, 2014 12:31 am  

Such a beauty indeed.

Anonymous,  April 20, 2014 2:34 am  

What a lovely butterfly!

Unknown April 20, 2014 2:58 am  

Very beautifuul, here in Belgium, we are waiting for buterflies
Have a Nice sunday Easter

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rainfield61 April 20, 2014 4:14 am  

Oh I thought it is a piece of rock from the first picture.

What a beautiful mistake.

Unknown April 20, 2014 10:24 pm  

She truly is a beauty. Thankfully our snow is gone, for good, I hope. :-)

Margaret Birding For Pleasure April 21, 2014 10:02 am  

Wonderful photos. Hope you had a great Easter.

Self Sagacity April 25, 2014 12:15 am  

how do you know that is the name? her coat is indeed special.

Icy BC April 25, 2014 9:09 am  

I know the name from years of being a hopping blogger, haha :)

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