The Clouded Sulphur is a species of small to medium-sized butterflies that are spread across much of North America.
They are mostly seen on sunny days usually flying within a meter above the ground.
Host plants include white clover, alfalfa and pea.
Principal diet is flower nectar and muddy water.
These lovely butterflies live as adults from 2 – 7 days.
We also saw many Cabbage White Butterflies:
Bird species list: ring-billed gull, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, Carolina wren, American robin, ruby-crowned kinglet, yellow-rumped warbler, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, white-throated sparrow. (13 species)
From the monument garden:
A harvest Moon!
And on the mats—
Shadows of pine boughs. – Takarai Kikaku (1661–1707)