Monarch Butterfly

Nature at Great Meadows in Concord

September 30, 2018

A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A black-crowned night heron in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
Milkweed in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
Milkweed in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A monarch butterfly in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A monarch butterfly in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A monarch butterfly in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A monarch butterfly in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A mushroom in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A mushroom in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A northern water snake in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A northern water snake in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A painted turtle in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.
A painted turtle in Concord, photographed by Jon Whitney.

Jon Whitney photographed a black-crowned night heron, milkweed, a monarch butterfly, a mushroom, a northern water snake, and a painted turtle at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.

Monarch Butterfly Release at Wolbach Farm

October 4, 2018

Debbie Pullen and Michael Sanders released a monarch butterfly at SVT's Wolbach Farm in Sudbury.

Caterpillar and butterfly in Northborough

September 29, 2018

A giant swallowtail caterpillar in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A giant swallowtail caterpillar in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A giant swallowtail caterpillar in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A giant swallowtail caterpillar in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A monarch butterfly in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A monarch butterfly in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A monarch butterfly in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A monarch butterfly in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A monarch butterfly in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A monarch butterfly in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.

Marnie Frankian photographed a giant swallowtail caterpillar and a monarch butterfly in Northborough.

Backyard Nature in Sudbury

September 1, 2018

A bumble bee in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A bumble bee in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A monarch caterpillar in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A monarch caterpillar in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A downy woodpecker in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A downy woodpecker in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A common grackle in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A common grackle in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A monarch butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A monarch butterfly in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A mourning dove in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
A mourning dove in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
Turkeys in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.
Turkeys in Sudbury, photographed by Sharon Tentarelli.

Sharon Tentarelli photographed a bumble bee, a monarch caterpillar, a downy woodpecker, a common grackle, a monarch butterfly, a mourning dove, and a family of turkeys near her home in Sudbury.

Insects in Boylston

August 25, 2018

An eastern carpenter bee at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern carpenter bee at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch caterpillar at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch caterpillar at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed an eastern carpenter bee, a monarch caterpillar, and a monarch butterfly at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston.

Insects at Breakneck Hill in Southborough

August 16, 2018

A clouded sulphur butterfly in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A clouded sulphur butterfly in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A honey bee in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A honey bee in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A ruby meadowhawk in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A ruby meadowhawk in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed a clouded sulphur butterfly, a honey bee, a monarch butterfly, and a ruby meadowhawk at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough.

Monarch Butterfly in Westborough

August 21, 2018

A monarch butterfly in Westborough, photographed by Nan Burke.
A monarch butterfly in Westborough, photographed by Nan Burke.

Nan Burke photographed this monarch butterfly near her home in Westborough. Nan participates in Monarch Watch, and had raised and tagged this male butterfly for the project, before this photo was taken as she released it.

Nature at Breakneck Hill in Southborough

August 14, 2018

An American goldfinch at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An American goldfinch at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A gray catbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A gray catbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A ruby-throated hummingbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A ruby-throated hummingbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed an American goldfinch, a gray catbird, a monarch butterfly, and a ruby-throated hummingbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough.

Monarch in Lincoln

August 10, 2018

A monarch butterfly in Lincoln, photographed by Harold McAleer.
A monarch butterfly in Lincoln, photographed by Harold McAleer.

Harold McAleer photographed this monarch butterfly in Lincoln.

Bees and Butterfly in Southborough

August 6, 2018

A honey bee at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A honey bee at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Honey bees at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Honey bees at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed honey bees and a monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough.

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