Mourning Cloak

One of the earliest butterflies of spring, the mourning cloak, Nymphalis antiopa. Appropriately enough for its mournful name, this one was photographed today in Green-Wood Cemetery.

1 Response to “Mourning Cloak”

  1. 1 mthew April 6, 2015 at 8:33 am

    Reblogged this on Backyard and Beyond and commented:

    From the archives: the first butterfly of spring. I saw two last week in my neighborhood, flying above the street and sidewalk.

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