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The Butterfly That Migrates to Florida

It is early November in central Florida and although the evenings are cool, the days warm quickly with the rising sun. By mid-morning Gulf fritillaries, orange brown butterflies, visit Firebush shrubs in our backyard. These butterflies pour into the Florida peninsula for the winter retreating to frost free areas in the southern part of the state where they overwinter. Not sure how long they will remain here, but I will enjoy watching them until they move on.

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