19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Late season season clouded sulpher butterfly crawling over September aster d

I was able to capture this beautiful image of a Clouded Sulphur butterfly sipping the last of nectar of the year from this striking aster flower .Both species and many others even though so different in appearance depend on each for survival through the process of pollination. This aster is one of the last of the year to flower here in Central Wisconsin

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Stevens point, Wi, United States of America
Camera: RS501
Copyright: © Robert Koon