It is hard to explain how magical it is to see a sky filled with monarch butterflies – not just the sight of it, but the sheer joy of being in the midst of it all.


Monarch butterflies in flight, surrounded by oyamel fir trees, El Capulin reserve, Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico State, Mexico. Canon 1Ds Mark II. 24mm. ISO 100. f/8 @ 1/250 second. Fill flash (unrecorded). EV -2 (aperture priority).