I can’t resist this place. Please forgive my indulgence in honoring a very old monarch butterfly as she lays her last eggs. Her quest took her from Angangueo, Mexico to New York City, a trip of more than 2,645 miles!! Try doing that when you are old.
Monarch Butterfly at Jamaica Bay, New York
A mother's love, just a bit early for Mother's Day
And the Piece de Resistance, yellow crowned night heron at Big John's Pond
Yellow crowned night heron
Yup, there s/he is
Wren keeping house at the visitor's center