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Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
The Common Mestra (Mestra amymone) is a butterfly which occurs from Costa Rica northward to Texas and a few wander north into the Great Plains in late summer. The first 3 shots shown here were taken at Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2007, and were shot with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The shot shown here was taken near Pearsall, Frio Co., Texas, in November, 2007, with the same gear described above.
The Common Mestra shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2007. This image was taken with a Canon EOS 40D and an EF 70-200mm F/2.8 L IS lens and 2X extender.

Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
15 February 2013


 


 

Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
pair in copula
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
13 September 2013
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
7 November 2013
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
7 November 2013
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
near Max Starcke Dam,
Marble Falls,
Burnet Co., Texas
19 November 2013
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
14 October 2015
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
27 October 2015
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
27 October 2015
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
3 November 2015
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
3 November 2015
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
4 November 2015
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Southeast Metro Park,
Travis Co., Texas
9 July 2016
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Independence Park,
Gonzales,
Gonzales Co., Texas
29 September 2016
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
8 October 2016
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
ventral view.
near the Max Starke Dam,
Marble Falls,
Burnet Co., Texas
25 October 2016
Common Mestra
Mestra amymone
near Granger Lake,
Williamson Co., Texas
11 November 2016