I’ve seen as many as four Monarch butterflies nectaring on the butterfly bushes in the last few days. The weather has been so nice, I think they’ve forgotten all about migrating south. Fuel up, little guys! You need to get a move on.Read More Multiple monarchs
The monarchs are on their way to their winter capital. Butterflies, that is, heading for Mexico. One visited my Butterfly bush on this cloudy day. It sipped a good nectar snack, and fluttered along on its way. I passed along word to Journey South, but that might be my whole sighting of the annual migration.
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I don’t know where we got this overblown scare. Massive storm in the Northeast? Get real! A little wind, a little rain, big deal! What was that, a feather? It’s like the weather keeps saying, To the moon, to the moon, pow! — but the braying is over now. The world is blue skies and […]Read More More monarchs, la-di-da
Every year around this time, I start looking for Monarch butterflies, hoping to see the migration going by. Usually I see a few straggling by, or stopping to fuel up, like this one on my butterfly bush the other day. When I see a Monarch in fall, I always remember the time I saw streams […]Read More Looking for the Monarch migration
Finally, the butterfly bush (Buddleia) lives up to its name. It even slowed down that pesky Monarch butterfly that’s been taunting me all summer. It enjoyed the flowers just long enough for me to get a few pictures. Though it’s late, I’m still hoping to see more.Read More The Elusive Monarch