“This is what emerged from a tiny caterpillar found on a parsley plant”, writes Madge Passmore. “Here it is, a beautiful black Swallowtail, on the hand of a young neighbour shortly before taking flight.”
The elusive Monarch Butterfly visited our backyard. Submitted by Gedas Blekaitis.
Glenn Petersen was out for a walk on his farm and came across this beautiful Monarch butterfly on a Milkweed flower.
Confederation Park, Hamilton. Submitted by Bill Vowles.
“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.
I was recently delighted to find this Red Admiral Butterfly enjoying the cherry blossoms at the Royal Botanical Gardens Arboretum. Submitted by Lois McNaught.
I watched this stunning Monarch butterfly sunning itself on the Sedum! Submitted by Kathy Pickering.
A Monarch butterfly visiting our back yard before its long migration. Submitted by Sue Connor.
I was not able to tend to my garden most of the summer, but when I was able to water and weed, to my joy, my butterfly bush has grown and is now attracting Monarch butterflies. Submitted by Susan Camposilvan.