A beautiful Painted Lady Butterfly at Laking Gardens Royal Botanical Gardens. Submitted by Joel Marshall.
“This Monarch butterfly was dining on our Lantana and when it closed its wings I noticed a sticker, writes Denise Turcotte. “It was tagged to track its journey to Mexico.”
Beauty in the garden of Echinacea. Submited by John Rigg.
Evelyn Kenna was feeling lucky when she caught this photo of a Monarch Butterfly on the Butterfly Weed (Asclepias Tuberosa) in her front garden. “Monarch caterpillars are completely dependent on milkweed for their survival. This is a “must-have” perennial for every garden!”
“Your wings already exist, all you have to do is fly” (Anonymous). Submitted by Dave Custeau.
This photo was taken on Thanksgiving Day while my hubby and I went for a walk in Sam Lawrence Park. Submitted by Angel West.
“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”.
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.