17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A red spotted purple butterfly

Took this photo of a red spotted purple butterfly on a recent hike in Sterling Forest State Park. The butterfly landed in front of me on the trail.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 07.2019
Photo Location: Tuxedo Park, New York, United States of America
Camera: HB4116
Copyright: © David Hultgren