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Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 16 August 2019 in Plant & Nature.

A monarch butterfly landed on a bluebonnet.

NIKON D5500 1/160 second F/6.3 ISO 200 450 mm (35mm equiv.)

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Qu'il est beau ton monarque !

16 Aug 2019 5:03am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Magnificent capture Barbara. It is a beautiful butterfly

16 Aug 2019 5:13am

Anne from France


16 Aug 2019 5:28am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland


16 Aug 2019 5:36am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

A beautiful "king".

16 Aug 2019 8:37am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful photo of the butterfly and flower

16 Aug 2019 8:43am

Devi from Chennai, India

Aw!!! beautiful capture of the image..the butterfly and the blossom !!

16 Aug 2019 10:17am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Brings to mind 'Flight Behaviour' by Barbara Kingsolver

16 Aug 2019 11:06am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Always a great sight to see in the garden. Great capture.

16 Aug 2019 11:12am

Rose from United States

Beautiful! I just love this.

16 Aug 2019 11:17am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel papillon et vue quelle macro superbe
Belle soirée

16 Aug 2019 3:10pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Gorgeous close up with lovely contrast in colors

16 Aug 2019 3:13pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


16 Aug 2019 4:38pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A gorgeous image. I am always so happy to see a Monarch butterfly. It is not very often that I do see one. The colors are just stunning!

16 Aug 2019 11:30pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely image of the butterfly and bluebonnet.

16 Aug 2019 11:42pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

So powerful the opposites. Love orange and blue caught just so perfectly like this. Good shot Barbara.

19 Aug 2019 3:12pm

1/160 second
ISO 200
450 mm (35mm equiv.)