Butterflies are in abundance around our neighbourhood now. So many species flying around and none pausing long enough for a picture. Luckily I got this shot of two Tropical Silverspot Gulf Fritillary butterflies on the flowers of the Crown of Thorns plant.
The Tropical Silverspot Gulf Fritillary Butterfly (Agraulis vanillae) is a Jamaican butterfly that is bright orange with black markings and spots. It is also popular in parts of the United States, Central America, Mexico and Canada. I understand that the passion flower vine is the host food for the Gulf Fritillary caterpillars. These butterflies are seen all year round.
Read more about them @ butterfly fun facts.com – gulf fritillary agraulis vanillae