“This Monarch butterfly is almost camouflaged on the orange Dahlia flower in our garden”, writes Joseph Hollick. “We were surprised that the Monarch is still here and had not yet migrated south as it was mid-October when I took this picture”.
“The Scented Garden in Hendrie Park at the RBG served as a stopover for a huge number of Monarch Butterflies”, writes Barbara Philps. “It was truly a spectacular sight!”
The butterfly and the bee decided to have a staring contest. Submitted by Melissa Kleinjan.
A Painted Lady Butterfly sipping nectar from a butterfly bush at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas. Submitted by Frances Maas.
This spectacular butterfly is one of the daily visitors attracted to this butterfly bush in our backyard in Stoney Creek. Submitted by Walter Kuchar.
A beautiful Painted Lady Butterfly shot captured at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas. Submitted by Joel Marshall.
I was thrilled to find this Silver-bordered Fritillary at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden, especially since I’ve never seen one of these beautiful butterflies before! Submitted by Lois McNaught.
I watched this stunning Monarch butterfly sunning itself on the Sedum! Submitted by Kathy Pickering.
“THISTLE ,OH THISTLE, WOULD YOU HELP ME ON MY FLIGHT SOUTH?” – Gordon Harris saw this butterfly getting ready for that big flight south.
Our 9 year old Shih-Poo, Callie, wants the butterfly to play with her! Submitted by Becky MacDonald.