View from the field

 “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” – John Muir There was still the odd Monarch flying about the field during this summer-like autumn weekend, along with the more abundant (and cold-hardy) smaller butterflies, Cabbage Whites and … Continue reading

A rare sight

The Giant Swallowtail is the largest butterfly in Canada and is usually found only in southwestern Ontario, not here in eastern Ontario (see Edit below – it’s no longer rare here). I’ve been seeing one (or perhaps two) quite frequently this summer, but either I’ve not had my camera, or the butterfly just quickly passed … Continue reading

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