Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper Butterfly

Silver-spotted Skipper

On the Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus), the wings are brown-black; hindwing is lobed. Forewing has transparent gold spots; underside of hindwing has a metallic silver band.
The Silver-spotted Skipper has a wing span of 1 3/4 – 2 5/8 inches (4.5 – 6.7 cm). The photograph of this Silver-spotted Skipper was taken at the Stuyvesant Cove Park on the East River in lower Manhattan with the Canon 5D Mark III with the Canon 100mm Macro lens.

Common Eastern Bumblebee

Common Eastern Bumblebee

Common Eastern Bumblebee on Flower

The picture of this Common Eastern Bumblebee was taken at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York. This very colorful picture of the Common Eastern Yellow Bumblebee was taken with the Canon 5D Mark III with the Canon 100mm Macro lens.