Jump to content

Monarch Migration WW

Used to see large "flocks" of migrating Monarchs - not so many in my part of the heartland anymore. Some blame pesticides and wind turbines.

FLO_Spring_paper

ABR_ChicInstinct_Emb_Frame

AFT_AntiqueEdges_Paper 

AFT_BrushSet_ChicBlender 

JRA_CalicoChristmas_Alpha

SNU_DynBrushSet_ButterflyDust

Details in EXIF file

Photo Information for Monarch Migration WW


Recommended Comments

How gorgeous!! I love how you softly blended your main photo with all the beautiful butterflies and then the close ups of the other ones. What a sight that must be!!

Share this comment


Link to comment

Thankyou for taking part in the Weekend Wildcard Challenge. Thankyou for sharing your great photos and well done extracted butterflies. 

Share this comment


Link to comment

Oh this is gorgeous Betty and must be a sight to see!  Your photos are beautiful and I like how you blended the larger and framed the smaller and your extractions are wonderful.   I see Monarchs occasionally here and once in a while we’ll get a bunch that must have lost their way, but this is amazing.   Lovely work - gorgeous page.   :) 

Share this comment


Link to comment

Oh, I love this!  I went to Mexico in 2007 and there weren't near this many in the wintering sites.  I hope they can make a comeback.  I am planting large flower rows on the farm (in Oregon) each year as a food source for all the little critters. 

Share this comment


Link to comment

I love this page. I saw a film on the migration and it was wonderful.  Monarch caterpillars only eat milkweed plants (Asclepias spp.), and monarch butterflies need milkweed to lay their eggs. Your photos are wonderful and how incredible it is that you got to see the butterflies migrate. Love how you blended the photo into the background paper. Beautiful!

Share this comment


Link to comment

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×