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Sunday, May 06, 2012

Butterflies

I don't recall this happening around here before - maybe it has something to do with the unseasonably warm weather we had in March - but the area where I live (Hastings County, Ontario) is swarming with beautiful Red Admiral butterflies. They're everywhere, making good use of the dandelions which have just flowered. I took this picture near Madoc, Ontario:







































UPDATE: It's not just me - this appeared in the May 8 National Post: Red Admirals leading full-scale butterfly invasion into Ontario

1 comment:

Fay said...

Beautiful! Thankyou for that picture.