Mountain Transitions by Jim Connor

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Mountain Transitions by Jim Connor

Monarch in the clover. Although monarch butterflies had failed to materialize in numbers by the end of June this year, this specimen was seen in Michigan a few years ago. The milkweed crop is exceptional in some wheat fields. Thickened black spots on the inner veins of the hind wings suffice to identify the butterfly as a male. Jim Connor photos

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