13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Monarch Refueling with Nectar

We observed this gorgeous monarch butterfly fluttering among the flowers gently sipping nectar from each brightly colored flower to fuel her flight.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Grandville, MI, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D40
Copyright: © Paula McCarty