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Monarch Butterfly

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 30 July 2018 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Spotted June 23, 2018.

NIKON D7000 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 220 105 mm

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By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France


30 Jul 2018 5:29am

yoshimiparis from France

beautiful colorful butterfly

30 Jul 2018 5:59am

Ginnie from Netherlands

I never tire of seeing these beauties, Steven!

30 Jul 2018 6:00am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A living perfection . .

30 Jul 2018 7:42am

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

A loner before the migration!

30 Jul 2018 8:48am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Always wonderful to see the Monarch around the garden. Excellent capture Steven.

30 Jul 2018 9:51am

Marité from France

Superbe papillon ! Et la photo est vraiment très réussie !
Bonne journée !

30 Jul 2018 10:53am

Maria-Lina from Brownsburg Chatham, Canada

Bonjour Steven, quelle belle prise, superbe! Bise, bonne journée toute douce!

30 Jul 2018 11:15am

Remus from Portugal

A little butterfly that chose the green to rest. The butterfly thought, very well, that green was the best color to gain contrast.

30 Jul 2018 2:51pm

Devi from Chennai, India

a fabulous capture !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

30 Jul 2018 3:12pm

willy from Belgium

une très belle prise de ce joli papillon Steven


30 Jul 2018 3:38pm

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Il est superbe ce papillon !

30 Jul 2018 4:49pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Absolutely! Is the Queen !

30 Jul 2018 5:12pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


30 Jul 2018 5:23pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

Oh the magnificent Monarch that migrates thousand of miles to Mexico in winter?!
I saw a documentary about this butterfly on BBC before.

30 Jul 2018 8:03pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

like it's just lying there

30 Jul 2018 8:46pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely shot of this beauty. I remember them well from my youth in the Midwest.

30 Jul 2018 8:56pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A gorgeous image of this monarch butterfly! I don't see very many of them around here. The color and the pattern on the wings is so beautiful.

30 Jul 2018 10:56pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning light and colors. A special image

30 Jul 2018 11:29pm

Michael Rawluk from Canada

They are so beautiful. Nicely shot, Steven.

30 Jul 2018 11:37pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Beautiful shot of this monarch.

31 Jul 2018 2:15am

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Nature in all of its beauty. A lovely contrast in colours between the leaves and the insect.

31 Jul 2018 3:05am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle macro et papillon quelle finesse sueprbe.

31 Jul 2018 4:56am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Superbe ....
Bonne journée

31 Jul 2018 5:22am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I have just finished a novel by Barbara Kingsolver called 'Flight Behaviour' all about Monarch butterflies. What fascinating creatures they are and you capture this one beautifully

31 Jul 2018 9:59am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful image. Great capture of this butterfly. :)

31 Jul 2018 5:53pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Wow - lucky you! Beautiful!

2 Aug 2018 3:38am