This one I found at Fort Sheridan--just south of Lake Forest, Illinois. The mourning cloak has a long lifespan for a butterfly--up to ten months.
I didn't have my camera with me that day--so I snapped this pic with my Android cell phone.
- (Photo) Female black swallowtail
- (Photo) Pearl crescent butterfly
- (Photo) Common buckeye butterfly
- American painted lady butterfly
- Tiger swallowtail and thistle