Pearl Crescent Butterfly

This tiny butterfly, after checking out the marigold flower, decides to settle down on a single fallen petal.


Wing Span: 1 1/4 – 1 3/4 inches (3.2 – 4.5 cm)


Linking to
I Heart Macro
Macro Monday 2
Nature Notes


26 Comments on “Pearl Crescent Butterfly”

  1. isabella says:

    Such a beautiful photograph! I love the reds and oranges…
    Best wishes,

  2. The butterfly looks great on the marigolds!

  3. What colors! And the butterfly with flower still underneath it, equally cool.

  4. TexWisGirl says:

    i love these tiny little butterflies!

  5. Synnöve says:

    Hi Pat,
    both pictures are amazing. I love the warm tones and this fantastic butterfly.
    Best regards, Synnöve

  6. Gunilla says:

    Pretty little butterfly. I love the marigolds as well.

  7. Huge butterfly fan…Love the photos.

  8. Very nice photos of the little one!

  9. Robin says:

    Pat, stunningly beautiful. Wonderful shots!

  10. That butterfly packs a lot of beauty in such a tiny little body! Wonderful pictures. Love the tone on tone with the marigold; makes a lovely macro.

  11. Brian King says:

    What a beauty!

  12. DeniseinVA says:

    Not only a very beautiful butterfly but the name is pretty also and the colors on that flower are gorgeous, so seasonal. Lovely shots Pat, outstanding!

  13. Jim says:

    What a feast for the eyes, Pat!! Thank you.

  14. Lisa Gordon says:

    These are beautiful, Pat.
    The colors in the first one are gorgeous.

  15. Mary says:

    These butterfly is so beautiful! Wonderful shots!

  16. Teresa says:

    Such pretty little butterflies, and your photos are stunning!

  17. Birgitta says:

    Beautiful colors.These are wonderful photos!

  18. Gattina says:

    Beautiful butterflies, long time I haven’t seen one !

  19. Stewart M says:

    Splendid looking butterfly – I don’t suppose you will be seeing too many more for a while.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

  20. Hootin' Anni says:

    …that is BEAUTIFUL.

  21. One of my favorites. Love how he’s resting on the flower bloom.

  22. miyahde says:

    What a BEAUTIFUL butterfly with pretty flower; wonderful pictures♬♬♬
    Sincerely from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

  23. Such tender beautiful photos of this little visitor Pat. Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)

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