Spring Azure

Butterflies and Caterpillars in Sudbury

July 11, 2017

A clouded sulphur butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A clouded sulphur butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A Monarch caterpillar in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A Monarch caterpillar in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A Monarch caterpillar in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A Monarch caterpillar in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spicebush swallowtail butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spicebush swallowtail butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spicebush swallowtail butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spicebush swallowtail butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spring azure butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spring azure butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.

Dawn Dentzer photographed a clouded sulphur butterfly, Monarch caterpillars, a spicebush swallowtail butterfly, and a spring azure butterfly in Sudbury.

Backyard Nature in Sudbury

May 15, 2017

A mourning dove chick in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A mourning dove chick in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A mourning dove chick in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A mourning dove chick in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spring azure butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spring azure butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A morel mushroom in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A morel mushroom in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A green frog in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A green frog in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
An American robin's nest in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
An American robin's nest in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
House finch chicks in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
House finch chicks in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A cotton-tailed rabbit in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A cotton-tailed rabbit in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A ruby-throated hummingbird in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A ruby-throated hummingbird in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.

Dawn Dentzer photographed mourning dove chicks, a spring azure butterfly, a morel mushroom, a green frog, an American robin nest, house finches, a cotton-tailed rabbit, and a ruby-throated hummingbird in her Sudbury back yard.

Nature at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

May 11, 2014

A common yellowthroat at Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An orchard orbweaver at Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A spring azure at Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A water strider at Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A yellow jacket at Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury: common yellowthroat, orchard orbweaver, spring azure, water strider, and yellow jacket.

Nature at Garden in the Woods

May 7, 2014

A spring azure butterfly at Garden in the Woods in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander at Garden in the Woods in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Dawn Dentzer photographed a spring azure butterfly and a spotted salamander - the first she's seen with orange spots on its head - at Garden in the Woods in Framingham.

Spring Azure in Acton

April 2, 2012

A spring azure in Acton, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spring azure in Acton, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Dawn Dentzer photographed this spring azure in Acton.
 

Wildlife at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

April 2, 2010

Muskrat at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Muskrat at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Spotted turtle at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Spring azure butterfly at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Canada goose at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Little brown bat at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Craig Smith photographed the following during a visit to SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury: muskrat, spotted turtle, spring azure butterfly, Canada goose, and little brown bat.

Spring Azure

April 20, 2006

Craig Smith photographed this Spring Azure at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury (click on image for a larger view).