Monarch butterfly grab shot

I was surprised to find that I captured this butterfly the other day, out on the Leslie Street Spit. When I clicked the shutter, I really wasn’t optimistic, but there it was when I downloaded my photos. Danica and I pay more attention to Monarchs since we launched two of them.

2 thoughts on “Monarch butterfly grab shot

  1. I just received an email from the David Suzuki Foundation regarding the low numbers of Monarchs in Canada this year. Yours is rare too!!
    –The best thing is to plant more milkweed and nectar-producing native flowers, like wild bergamot, New England aster, and black-eyed Susans – especially ones with yellow, pink, orange and purple flowers.

  2. We have some milkweed planted in the back yard, Joni… and we just picked up a couple of pods of new seeds from the bicycle path. The milkweed pods are just bursting now, so it’s a great time to get some and spread the seeds around in promising places.

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