As we cruised we saw a flock of Pelicans resting on a row of rocks just off of a good fishing spot.
They were right where they wanted to be for morning fishing!
Both have cocooned. Check out the size compared with Stu's finger. If you look really close you can see some gold flecks which identifies these as Monarchs.
The next pic is of the Milkweed leaves that the caterpillars eat. It's about an inch and half long and that little black dot......
it the head of the caterpillar spit out just before the cocoon closes. Kind of gross but very interesting.
If you zoom in you can make out some of the features.
We conscripted some help yesterday and headed out to do some maintenance on the trail..The forest is so lush!
Had to pick the hottest day this week, but there was a nice breeze and still lots of berries!!
Have a great weekend!