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Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
The Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia) is a common butterfly across much of the southwestern United States. The first two shots shown here were both taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas. The first shot was taken in April, 2003, with a Canon 10D and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and a 1.4X extender. The 2nd shot of a pair in copula was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender in August, 2007.
The Bordered Patch shown here was at Santa Ana N.W.R., Hidalgo Co., Texas, in October, 2008. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and Canon 580 flash.
The Bordered Patch shown here was in Uvalde, Uvalde Co., Texas in July, 2010. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
In stark contrast to the fresh and colorful Bordered Patches in the previous two images, the pale and worn individual shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in October, 2010. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
The Bordered Patch on the right was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in May, 2011. This image was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Independence Park,
Gonzales, Gonzales Co., Texas
30 October 2012
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
17 February 2013
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
17 February 2013
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Buescher State Park,
Bastrop Co., Texas
16 April 2013
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
1 July 2013
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
1 July 2013
The next two shots of Bordered Patch were taken at Live Oak Creek, Crockett Co., Texas, in September, 2013.
This Bordered Patch was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in May, 2014.
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
22 May 2014
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Milton Reimers Ranch Park,
Travis Co., Texas
26 June 2014
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
2 July 2014
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
pair in copula
Independence Park,
Gonza;es,
Gonzales Co., Texas
28 July 2014
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Sabal Palm Sanctuary,
Brownsville,
Cameron Co., Texas
9 November 2014
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Sabal Palm Sanctuary,
Brownsville,
Cameron Co., Texas
9 November 2014
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
15 April 2015
Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia
Panther Junction area,
Big Bend National Park,
Brewster Co., Texas
1 May 2015