Location: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
I was pleased by the largest number of Monarchs that I have seen here all summer (and the only caterpillar). All the adults looked very fresh. Working on the bluff cutting out burdock, I came across a caterpillar which I later identified as a Brown-hooded Owlet. Despite the beauty of the larva, the moth it turns into is very plain.
Brown-hooded Owlet caterpillar
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