A Butterfly And A Moth

I have been blessed with a new sense of an awareness of the diversity of life on our place. With that gift comes a realization of how much I really do not know of the world around me. The two photos below are just the tip of the iceberg of discovery that is before me.  I know that these two photos below are  of a butterfly and a moth but I have looked at several data bases and still need help to positively identify them. Feel free to educate me.

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Did you noticed the eggs on the leaf next to the left hand wing? Cool, no?

I used my Powershot SX10is for these captures.

More Little Treasures

The bride to The Boy to the creek today after work. When they came back she told me about a little vine with purple flowers on it she had found. I went with her and The Boy back down to the creek. I found the vines by said little purple flowers about the same time the clouds found the sun. Since I am who I am I took the shot(s) of this little treasure. Below, accompanying the purple flower, is a Fleabane I found with a little moth on it.

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