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Monarch Butterfly

Danaus plexippus

Description:

I went to the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens specifically to spot butterflies. I was thrilled to see this monarch on my favorite purple coneflower.

Habitat:

UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, Old Rose Garden, Berkeley, CA.

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6 Comments

misako
misako 9 years ago

Thank you Thurd13!

Thurd13
Thurd13 9 years ago

beautiful series...!

misako
misako 9 years ago

Thank you ceherzog!

misako
misako 9 years ago

Thank you textless--it stayed on the flower for a long time.

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Excellent photos!

textless
textless 9 years ago

Nice series... it's great to see the butterfly from all angles. :)

misako
Spotted by
misako

Oakland, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 8, 2011
Submitted on Oct 9, 2011

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