Monarch butterfly rests on Brazilian nightshade weeds in the Dawn Road Reserve

Monarch butterfly

UPDATE (25/1/2016): Watch the fascinating lifecycle of the Monarch butterfly¬†online. Known as the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus or wanderer butterfly), this insect is referred to by enthusiasts as the king of butterflies. While this insect is a regular visitor to the Dawn Road Reserve from late summer onwards for up to eight months (their usual…