The Zebra Longwing Butterfly, scientific name, Heliconius charithonia. The butterfly ranges over parts of North, Central and South America, as well as the West Indies. In North America the butterfly is found in the southern parts of the United States
This is my best butterfly picture yet! I find it so hard to photograph these insects as they are always on the move, but this time I got a crisp shot. Not a perfect one, but better than the last one by far.