Thaddeus William Harris might have liked this series of images, including a mating pair of Harris' Checkerspots and the female's eggs on her host plant, Flat-topped Aster.
Tune in and bug out with me and Kent McFarland today on Vermont Public Radio's annual insect show.
Here's a case of unrequited affection between a pair of little butterflies known as Silvery Blues (Glaucopsyche lygdamus).
If you walk the hardwood trails too fast, you will miss one of our most elegant flowers of spring.
Yes, the dawn can glow through the fog on Monhegan Island. But these sunrises were tiny warblers, glimmering for us birdwatchers in hues of red, orange, yellow, bay, blue and green.
Flowers, forest and sky in a single droplet.
Yeah, the warblers are coming. It'll be great. But stop first in the woods for the explosion of color and grace at your feet.
My outtake from the PBS special Sex, Lies and Butterflies. It lives online.
In the case of little blue butterflies known as azures, you are what you eat. Here's my updated explainer on the blue sparkles of April.