PESO: Emerging Monarch
m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com
Sun Oct 4 05:46:39 EDT 2020
How do you tag a butterfly? And are they ever recovered?
> On 03 October 2020 at 19:30 "Daniel J. Matyola" <danmatyola at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's pretty much the end of the season for the Monarch butterflies. I have
> finished tagging ones that I recently released or captured, and am
> submitting my data to Monarch Watch.
> Here is one of the recent butterflies to emerge from its chrysalis. The
> newly emerged male is still hanging from remains of his former shell, the
> remains of which can be seen above him. He hangs like this, drying his
> wings, before they are strong enough that he can fly.
> F-5 IIs, smc DA 35 mm Macro F 2.8 limited
> Comments, criticisms, and suggestions are invited and appreciated.
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