The gulf fritillaries are back!

It's been at least a year since I observed any gulf fritillary butterflies Agraulis vanillae in the area.

Walking around the garden on Sunday, I suddenly noticed this butterfly perched on top of a red salvia branch, slowly flexing its wings.

It looks like two different butterflies, doesn't it?

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