Pete's Palm Room

My collection of nature photographs; mainly butterflies, birds and flora of south Florida.

Friday, April 07, 2006

Monarch on a Blue Penta 040706

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Friday, February 17, 2006

First Gulf Fritillary of The 2006 Season


Caught this shot this morning nectaring on milkweed and ignoring the Passion Vine. 021706 Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Red Admiral (Lady)


Red Admiral on a Blue Spire Salvia ... D70 Tele Posted by Picasa

Milkweed Seed Blowing In The Wind


Tropical Milkweed (Asclepias curassavica) seed pod bursting and scattering in the wind. Posted by Picasa

Sunday, January 29, 2006

LBJ Skipper on Blue Spire Salvia 012906


Nikon D70, SB-600 Flash, 70-300 Tele, mid afternoon Posted by Picasa

LBJ Skipper on a Pink Vinca


Nikon D70, SB-600 Flash, 70-300 Tele, mid afternoon Posted by Picasa

Long Tail Skipper on Blue Spire Salvia 012906


Nikon D70, SB-600 Flash, 70-300 Tele, mid afternoon Posted by Picasa

Cassius Blue on a Fire Spike 012906


Nikon D70, SB-600 Flash, 70-300 Tele, mid afternoon Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, January 18, 2006


Monarch on Tropical Milkweed .. 121705 Posted by Picasa


Skipper on a Mystic Spires Blue Salvia spike.... Posted by Picasa


Neighborhood bee collecting pollen from a Mystic Spires Blue Salvia spike.... 123005 Posted by Picasa

Monarch on a Zinia

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Monarchs on Zinias

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Fat Monarch Cat


Munching on milkweed Posted by Picasa

Sunday, December 18, 2005


Barred Yellow (summer form) .. Homestead FL .. Nikon D70 tele Posted by Picasa


White Peacock sunning... Homestead FL .. Nikon D70 Tele Posted by Picasa


Milkweed seedpod blowing in the wind .. Nikon D70 Tele Flash Posted by Picasa


Cassius Blue on a Asiatic Hawksbeard .. Nikon D70 Flash Posted by Picasa

Saturday, November 12, 2005


A Gaggle of Monarchs on the Pentas ..... Posted by Picasa


Skipper in a Purple Shower... Nikon D70 flash tele Posted by Picasa

White Peacock. Photo taken Homestead FL 111205, Nikon D70 flash tele. Posted by Picasa

Barred Yellow (summer form). Photo taken in Homestead FL on 111205. Nikon D70 flash tele Posted by Picasa