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Monarch on a Flower at Lewis & Clark State Park, Onawa, IA

This is a photo of a Monarch butterfly feeding on a yellow wildflower along the shore of Blue Lake at Lewis & Clark State Park near Onawa, IA. I woke up early to take some nature photos but missed the sunrise. I soon realized there were butterflies all over feeding on the wildflowers at the edge of the lake so it made my day that they allowed me to get close enough for a photo shoot!

TAGS: Butterfly, Iowa

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Amy Pugsley.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
Total Views: 28
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 18, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Camera Make: SAMSUNG
Camera Model: NX300
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Onawa, Iowa, United States of America