A Buckeye


This is a Common Buckeye. They stand out because of the cool circles on their wings.

So, they don’t have a long lifespan. In fact, check this out:

Source: https://www.butterfliesathome.com/buckeye-butterfly.htm

Source: https://www.butterfliesathome.com/buckeye-butterfly.htm

Think about that .. only an adult for 6 to 20 days. Wow.

I took this photo on the stony bank of the Stillwater River. They come to this spot fo the water. Even the butterflies need a drink on a warm day.

Click this link for more details about the Common Buckeye.

~ Rick

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