Many Spring Azure butterflies hanging around the dogwoods in my yard. American Lady laying eggs on the Pearly Everlasting and a Red Admiral checking out the nettle. These butterflies really go for their host plants, so we try to plant as many as we can and it works!

Blair Hamilton, Pigeon Lake

Red Admiral - Margot Hughes

Red Admiral – Margot Hughes

Spring Azure - male - Wikimedia

Spring Azure – male – Wikimedia

American Lady - Wikimedia

American Lady – Wikimedia

Categories: Sightings

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.