19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Monarch Butterfly on the cusp of summer

My mother’s yard and her neighbors’ yards have become a magnet for Monarch Butterflies. Moreover, it has become an incentive for me to observe, count and monitor these vulnerable pollinators and the Monarch chrysalis congregation situated there.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 06.2021
Photo Location: Oakland, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © August Andrews