Common Buckeye butterfly

The following Common Buckeye butterfly (Junonia coenia) was spotted while exploring the “northern wetland” at Huntley Meadows Park.

A (Common) Buckeye butterfly (Junonia coenia) spotted at Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County, Virginia USA.

23 SEP 2015 | Huntley Meadows Park | Common Buckeye butterfly

Post update: The Common Buckeye is nectaring on Symphyotrichum sp. Thanks to Matt Ryan, Naturalist at Huntley Meadows Park, for identifying the flowering plant shown in the preceding photo.

Copyright © 2015 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.

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4 Responses to “Common Buckeye butterfly”

  1. Mike Powell Says:

    Gorgeous colors and details of a spectacular butterfly.

  2. Charlie@Seattle Trekker Says:

    One of the true treasures of our world. Such a gorgeous photo.

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