Checkered Skipper

Friday, August 08, 2014

I consider myself a lucky woman when I get to see this little beautiful skipper for two straight months. It didn't come every day, but only once in July and now once in August. It is known as Checkered/Grizzled/Hairy streak skipper.

If it is not flitting or flying, I would not be able to see it since it is so tiny. It is such a beautiful thing to see, and it is also a spirit lifter for me.

It seems to love the clover flowers in my yard, and I am glad it decided to stay a while. I haven't seen our regular skippers yet this year, but this one will do for now, as it gives such great joy to see. Have a fantastic weekend, everyone.

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  1. I am lucky too to see as many times as you do.

  2. It is a pretty skipper, I like it's markings..Great shots! Thanks for sharing your post with my critter party.. Enjoy your weekend!

  3. A very pretty butterfly. Have a great weekend.

  4. Love the Checkered skipper. Such a tiny little guy. What a treat for you to have him visit so often. Happy Critter Day!

  5. A very pretty butterfly and great photos of it!


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