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
>>
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