Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfles [Danaus plexippus] found in Fletcher, North Carolina on 19 & 24 September 2013.  Reader’s Digest North American Wildlife, page 264, shows that this species can be found throughout the United States, southern Canada, and parts of Mexico.

Butterflies and Moths of North America: Danaus plexippus

Monarch Butterfly in Fletcher - 19 September 2013

Monarch Butterfly in Fletcher – 19 September 2013

Monarch Butterfly in Fletcher - 24 September 2013

Monarch Butterfly in Fletcher – 24 September 2013