|Vanessa atalanta aka red admiral butterfly photos by Aubrey James Shepherd|
Tiny butterflies courting in the air are here only because the host plants required by their caterpillars are available in the area. Another reason not to mow now or clear out the so-called brush and weeds this time of year.
Information from reputable butterfly Web site below photos by Aubrey James Shepherd.
|Vanessa atalanta butterfly on leaf on April 2, 2012|
|Red admiral butterfly rests from mating flights on rooftop|