First Sightings of 2017

2017-02-21-13-03-33This handsome fellow landed on the lantana ths week, after torrential rains and cold weather. The same day we saw three fat caterpillars seemed to suddenly appear, munching away in the sunlight. Where were they hiding when they were small? Probably under milkweed leaves, protecting themselves during the back-to-back-to back downpours. This is one of three siblings, each one pudgy and nearly ready to form a chrysalis.

 

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