The Pearly Crescent, Cahokia Mounds, 140713

What lovely common names butterflies do have! Amy Witt’s mother, Linda Witt, helped me id this little beauty that I followed for a while, forsaking the ancient civilization at Cahokia Mounds.

Here’s the

PEARLY CRESCENT

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I found several little butterflies…can you see one on the clover?

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Yes, indeed it’s a life of clover for these fluttery beauties!

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Here’s the butterfly, mud-puddling:

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It also settled on green leaves, once in a while:

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I was able to get only one shot of two together:

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