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Monarch butterfly

Danaus plexippus. Probably migrating to Mexico, but it was alone when I saw it perching in an oak tree near my house.
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20 comments

sunlight said:

Es ist wirklich bewundernswert, welch große Strecken Monarchfalter zurücklegen und fliegen können.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Ronald Losure replied to sunlight:

Danke schön, Ingrid. Ihre Migration nach Mexiko ist ein großes Wunder, aber ich sehe sie selten in Mississippi.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Malik Raoulda said:

Magnifique et excellente prise joliment partagée.
Bonne soirée.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Ronald Losure replied to Malik Raoulda:

Merci beaucoup, Malik.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Keith Burton said:

A beautiful little creature.............and a super shot Ronald..!!
7 weeks ago

Ronald Losure replied to Keith Burton:

Thank you very much, Keith. Millions of them migrate to Mexico every year, but I rarely see them here.
7 weeks ago

Anton Cruz Carro said:

A delicate and elegant beauty. Kind regards, Anton.
7 weeks ago

Ronald Losure replied to Anton Cruz Carro:

Thank you very much, Anton.
7 weeks ago

Benoit Finoux said:

migration? En tous les cas très beau
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Ronald Losure replied to Benoit Finoux:

Yes, these butterflies migrate from the USA and Canada to Mexico every year.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarch_butterfly_migration
7 weeks ago

Maria W. said:

Belega papilio!!! :)))
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Ronald Losure replied to Maria W.:

Yes, they are beautiful, but they have become quite rare in recent years. Thanks for the visit and comment, Maria.
7 weeks ago

José Manuel Polo said:

Muy bien fotografiada la Monarca, Ronald.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

Ronald Losure replied to José Manuel Polo:

Muchas gracias, José Manuel.
7 weeks ago ( translate )

©UdoSm said:

Fantastic...
7 weeks ago ( translate )