If you look at the lower wing there is a stripe that has three veins, the next to last stripe on the bottom. There is a swelling on the lowest one of the three veins that is a scent gland. It shows better when the wing is open designating this Monarch as a female.
My dog likes to wait for me on the dashboard so I laughed when I saw this one waiting.
Late bloomer, I have been seeing a few Spiderworts blooming. They were some of the first color out on the prairie in the spring.
Now that was funny
I made this tornado with a close-up on clouds and placing the funnel low in the frame.
Just after a rain there is a lot of traffic at the feeders.
I could do without the visitors that sting, such as the Bald-faced Hornet below.
No, it really wasn't me spilling that watering can, the dogs did it.