Beauty on Wings

You have NO idea how happy this post makes me!!!

Ramblings From Jewels

 

Lovely Monarchs  fluttering free on the breeze

 gracefully dancing through the air with ease.

Alighting so softly on flowers of pink

sampling nectar, a delectable drink.

 

© Julie Rehnelt 2014

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There is a lovely rain garden in the parking lot of the store across the street from my house, and I can see it from my patio.  Lately I’ve been noticing tons of Monarch butterflies fluttering around the various blossoms over there, it’s a lovely sight even from a distance, but the other morning while I was out there having my coffee, I decided to go over and take a closer look.  I brought my camera with me just in case there was opportunity to capture any of these little beauties on wings, and I figured even if I can’t get any nice shots of the Monarchs, the purple coneflower are at…

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About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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13 Responses to Beauty on Wings

  1. mk says:

    Thank goodness that people share that they care about their fellow creatures. I was up in Carpinteria two weekends ago, and I got a couple of good photos of a Monarch on the path beside the beach-side park. Last fall I got some good shots of Monarch caterpillars out at Venice Beach — another beach-side location.

  2. joserasan66 says:

    Impresionante El Nivel De Detalle Y El Enfoque De Las Fotografía. Realmente SOn Muy BUenas. Un Saludo.

  3. mk says:

    I saw a Monarch today for sure in my yard. I tried to get a picture, but he wouldn’t hold still for me. We have 3 “Sweet Memories” (duranta erecta) and that’s where he visits the most. We have also the white variety (alba) that he doesn’t visit much. He likes the purple flowers.

  4. Earth Angel says:

    Gorgeous and stunning! So happy to have found your blog!

  5. ladyfi says:

    Oh gosh – how lovely!

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