Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly in Framingham

July 12, 2019

Lise Boh recorded this video of a monarch butterfly on milkweed in her Framingham garden.

Monarchs at Farm Pond in Framingham

July 15, 2019

Monarch butterflies mating near Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
Monarch butterflies mating near Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed this pair of mating monarch butterflies at Farm Pond in Framingham.

Monarch Caterpillars at SVT's Half Moon Meadow in Boxborough

June 22, 2019

A monarch caterpillar at SVT's Half Moon Meadow in Boxborough, photographed by Rita Grossman.
A monarch caterpillar at SVT's Half Moon Meadow in Boxborough, photographed by Rita Grossman.
A monarch caterpillar at SVT's Half Moon Meadow in Boxborough, photographed by Rita Grossman.
A monarch caterpillar at SVT's Half Moon Meadow in Boxborough, photographed by Rita Grossman.

Rita Grossman photographed these monarch caterpillars at SVT's Half Moon Meadow in Boxborough.

Nature at Great Meadows in Concord

June 30, 2019

A green frog at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A green frog at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A monarch caterpillar at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A monarch caterpillar at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.

Joan Chasan photographed a green frog and a monarch caterpillar at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.

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.

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