Thanks, Alan. The eggs are difficult to find in the wild. I am hoping one of the females chooses one of the tropical milkweed plants potted on my deck.
Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 12:23 AM, Alan C <c...@lantic.net> wrote: > That's a fine image , Dan. Pristine Monarch & colourful flowers. I'm > waiting for your first shot of "natural" eggs. > > Alan > > > On 11-Aug-18 06:01 AM, Daniel J. Matyola wrote: > >> I've been receiving Monarch Butterfly eggs on small milkweed plants, >> raising the through the Larval and Pupal stages, and releasing them into >> my >> yard. They head right for the butterfly bushes, and have been hanging >> around our pool patio on sunny afternoons. >> >> The desired end, of course, is to have the released Monarchs (or casual >> visitors) lay eggs on the milkweed I have planted in the yard and in large >> pots on the deck. Here is an image of one of the Monarchs checking out >> one >> of my milkweed plants: >> >> http://dan-matyola.squarespace.com/danmatyolas-pesos/2018/8/ >> 10/on-milkweed >> >> K-5 IIS, FA 100 mm Macro F 2.8 >> Comments and criticisms are both invited and appreciated. >> >> Dan Matyola >> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola >> > > > --- > This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. > https://www.avast.com/antivirus > > > -- > PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List > PDML@pdml.net > http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > follow the directions. > -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.