One of my favourite native trees, American beech ("Fagus grandifolia") during a spring ice storm. Medway Valley Heritage Forest Environmentally Significant Area, London Ontario, Canada.
Monarchs are large butterflies, yet they forage on the minuscule florets of a native daisy called cup plant. The large inflorescence provides a landing pad (plant: cup plant, "Silphium perfoliatum" in the daisy family Asteraceae).
A Cooper's hawk in Medway Valley Heritage Forest, London, Ontario, Canada (Accipiter cooperii").