Category Archives: Insects

Flowers of Yukon: All around Whitehorse

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All these flowers were photographed during a bike ride. Late July seems to be their peak time of year.


Wings of spring: Mourning cloak butterfly


Spring means the return of buzzing, crawling, hopping and flying insect life.

This butterfly — thanks to commenter PSYL for pointing out it’s a Mourning cloak! — has likely arrived from a long migration.