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By adamg - 9/9/23 - 1:52 pm

Mary Ellen spotted this American Copper - a tiny, little butterfly, she reports - in West Roxbury the other day.

By adamg - 7/9/21 - 10:53 pm
Butterfly in Millennium Park

Mary Ellen reports that after the rain stopped, she headed over to Millennium Park in West Roxbury - and found this eastern black swallowtail enjoying the local flora.

By adamg - 6/29/21 - 12:24 pm
Monarch butterfly in Millennium Park

Mary Ellen spotted this monarch butterfly in Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning, bulking up on some milkweed.

By adamg - 10/8/17 - 9:22 am
Monarch butterfly

Gedalia Pasternak reports the monarch butterflies are passing through Cambridge and liking the flowers in a neighbor's yard.

By adamg - 11/29/07 - 8:38 am

OrientSee photographed a Monarch Butterfly at Belle Isle Marsh. Yesterday.

... I never expected to see a Monarch Butterfly in the marsh at the end of November. The ones that come by in September and October are migrating south. Usually the first touch of cold weather and that is the end of any butterflies. This small specimen was resting in the sun soaking up some warmth. I wish that I could be optimistic about its journey on but I can't. ...

By adamg - 9/30/06 - 3:45 pm


Monarch butterly on Bellevue Street in West Roxbury today. About 20 minutes later, I saw a monarch (the same one?) heading north over the West Roxbury library.

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