Yes, the monarch butterflies are making their way down to Mexico through north Texas. This is by far not the most numbers I’ve ever seen do this. There was a time in my childhood when they came through in thick columns, passing not too far overhead. Yet it’s great to see them again! They like a bush with white flowers we can’t seem to identify using an Internet search. Imagine that.

The camera was a Nikon D7100 with a Sigma 150 – 600 lens. Between trying to hold the lens still, the wind blowing the bush, and the butterflies constantly on the move, it took a LOT of tries to get a few acceptable shots. Here are a few:


Thanks for having a look!