Monarch Butterfly atop Wild Ixora

"Monarch Butterfly atop Wild Ixora"
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WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY – ENCHANTED FOREST PARK, FL

This photograph of a Monarch Butterfly atop Ixora was taken in Enchanted Forest Park. The park is located in North Miamu, Florida. Camera gear used to capture this subject was a Nikon d90 DSLR camera with a Nikkor 60mm macro lens with a Tamron 2x teleconverter. Enchanted Forest Park is a fabulous  city park and abounds with squirrels, birds, iguanas and assorted wildflowers.

Subject Photo exif Data

Camera Make and Model NIKON D90

Photo taken on February 6, 2011, 2:59 am

Focal Length 60mm

Shutter Speed 1/400

Aperture @ƒ/8

19 thoughts on “Monarch Butterfly atop Wild Ixora

  1. Quelle magnifique symphonie de couleurs…

    Très heureuse de découvrir votre admirable travail.
    Luce(artiste-peintre) @LoTuCeBleu

  2. Stunning picture, that butterfly looks art deco in design:) Such vivid, beautiful flowers too.

  3. Alan, what a beautiful photo. The plant the Monarch is nectaring on is Tropical Milkweed. Monarchs not only nectar from the flowers but they lay their eggs on this plant.

  4. Love your pictures! Be careful out there, and hello from the Mountains of Washington State

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