Con mi esposa, la bióloga Karina Avila.
Newly emerged from its chrysalis, this beauty needed time to rest before starting its life.
At Twelve Hills Nature Center
Found it sunning itself. It would move if I got closer than five feet.
The common buckeye or simply, buckeye, (Junonia coenia) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in southern Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia and all parts of the United States except the northwest, and is especially common in the south, the California coast, and throughout Central America and Colombia. The sub-species Junonia coenia bergi is endemic to the island of Bermuda.