Flutterby and Flower #7

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There are really so many butterflies and moths that use willows as their host plant, but I saved it for the Viceroy.  The viceroy’s coloring is meant to mimic a Monarchs because predators will think it carries the same poisonous flavor.

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The caterpillar is similar looking to bird poo – yuck! It is a great camouflage though ; )

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