Long Tailed Skipper

Long Tailed Skipper

I was busy watching the Roseate Spoonbills across the pond when this fellow grabbed my attention almost at my feet.

Long Tailed Skipper
Long Tailed Skipper

He was busy probing the most delicate flowers all the while showing off his luminous blue-green colors.

Long Tailed Skipper
Long Tailed Skipper

Skippers tend to hold their wings together more than butterflies and I didn’t get a full spread shot.

Long Tailed Skipper
Long Tailed Skipper

Long-tailed Skipper, Urbanus proteus, click any photo for larger view.

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