The Monarch butterflies are currently migrating south through Texas and I had a chance to photograph several feeding in a flower garden at the State Fair last week. I see them in my yard too, but not this many.
I believe they are feeding on Queens Anne’s Lace flowers.
Here’s my favorite:
These are fascinating creatures and their 2,500 mile migration is amazing. If you are interested in learning more there are lots of great web sites with further information – try http://www.monarch-butterfly.com or Wikipedia to get started.