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© Ken McElroy
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As the sun reaches the cluster the Monarchs stretch their wings and in sudden bursts they spring to the air.

39 responses

  • Kathi Moore

    Kathi Moore gave props (28 Apr 2008):

    Wow that is absolutely beautiful! Great capture!!

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (28 Apr 2008):

    The Mexican sanctuary?

  • Ken McElroy

    Ken McElroy said (28 Apr 2008):

    No, these Monarch pictures were taken around Thanksgiving at the Santa Cruz, Ca. sanctuary.
    Ken

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (1 May 2008):

    Wow! Too bad you can't see them like that everywhere anymore.

  • Amber Fette

    Amber Fette gave props (2 May 2008):

    Absolutely fantastic!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (3 May 2008):

    Just discovered your wonderful photos, monarchs, wow, they fly all the way from Mexico to Quebec here in the Laurentians....very good photo...

  • Yvonne Roberts

    Yvonne Roberts (Deleted) gave props (4 May 2008):

    Fabulous shot! I've seen "bunches" of Monarchs, but never clusters like this.

  • d kelly

    d kelly said (5 May 2008):

    wow, beautiful !

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (6 May 2008):

    very beautiful. great photo!

  • Micci Shannon

    Micci Shannon gave props (12 May 2008):

    AWESOME pic. Reminds me of the Monarch Sanctuary in Pacific Grove, Ca.

  • Ben Collins

    Ben Collins gave props (9 Jul 2008):

    Beautiful!

  • Nga Tran

    Nga Tran said (17 Sep 2008):

    Wow! Such a great capture.

  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin gave props (6 Feb 2009):

    Wow, amazing photo!

  • efilandevol

    efilandevol (Deleted) gave props (2 Mar 2009):

    incredible shot! i don't think i've ever seen this many butterflies in a photo before!

  • Hansel Herrera

    Hansel Herrera (Deleted) gave props (16 Apr 2009):

    Awesome shot!

  • Larry Sinanto

    Larry Sinanto gave props (25 Apr 2009):

    Wow! they're monarch, aren't they? Never seen so many butterflies in my town.. Great shot!

  • SARA RODRIGUEZ

    SARA RODRIGUEZ said (26 Apr 2009):

    is amazing

  • Jesús L. Yapor

    Jesús L. Yapor (Deleted) gave props (8 May 2009):

    nature at it's best

  • Ebla Maleh

    Ebla Maleh gave props (11 Jul 2009):

    wow!

  • Warren Suber

    Warren Suber said (5 Sep 2009):

    Wow, this is something that I haven't seen before! Its interest how the darkly colored butterflies direct viewers eyes along the trail, and then return to the most saturated butterfly towards the center.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    Very cool shot and entry!

  • Didi Witchard

    Didi Witchard gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    so many lines that make a beautiful design.

  • ikrema al qudah

    ikrema al qudah said (11 Sep 2009):

    ya my vote

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    Spectacular, Ken. Super entry. Voted.

  • conchita. del. mundo.

    conchita. del. mundo. gave props (20 Sep 2009):

    talk about a butterfly bush! beautiful.

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    Stunning you get my vote!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    Back to vote....! :)

  • Mike Despot

    Mike Despot gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    Wow, does this fit the theme or what. Great one.

  • julie lemberger

    julie lemberger gave props (25 Sep 2009):

    props

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (30 Sep 2009):

    amazing!!! voted!

  • Renee Rocole

    Renee Rocole gave props (6 Oct 2009):

    what a beautiful shot!!!!!!!!!

  • Natalia K Bilash

    Natalia K Bilash (Deleted) said (6 Oct 2009):

    What a fantastic photo - amazing!

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (11 Oct 2009):

    Just fantastic!

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2009):

    Awesome shot!

  • Santiago Padilla

    Santiago Padilla gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    Great shot. Voted.

  • Liz Malone

    Liz Malone (Deleted) gave props (17 Jan 2010):

    Wow, just fantastic!

  • Lyana Votey

    Lyana Votey gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    Wow!

  • Karen Menyhart

    Karen Menyhart gave props (7 May 2010):

    this is amazing! thanks for sharing something I'm not likely to see live....

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (2 Nov 2010):

    Outstanding image!

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