One of my favourite places at this time of year is to visit a milkweed Patch. A variety of flying creatures can be found there, and each day the group visiting there may change.
Just the other day I found one of my favourite warblers there. A male Common Yellowthroat, but because of its black mask like feature over its eyes We have nicknamed this warbler;
The main reason why I am enticed to a Milkweed patch is in the hopes that I might see a Monarch butterfly; and for sure I often see many Cabbage White butterflies there as shown below. there and also often Swallowtail butterflies, shown below, can be found there,
y there. I have seen no Monarchs there lately. A Milkweed Patch can also be quite buggy, with creatures such as this fellow which takes its name from this location. This Red and Black Milkweed Beetle ( see below) is often present along with other bugs, bees and wasps.
Other winged creatures around a Milkweed patch are often dragonflies, Sorry I didn't take the time to id this one.