Butterfly sighting

Jun 29 2014

Darleen Horman

Location: My yard in Allenton
Washington County

Lots of butterfly activity in the yard today! The GSF was newly emerged. Monarchs were mating and a red admiral was depositing more eggs on stinging nettle. 2 of the 3 monarch eggs I found yesterday hatched today.

Monarch egg and caterpillars

Monarch egg and caterpillars

Monarch

Monarch

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary