Great Spangled Fritillary

To help with the Nature Conservancy Of Canada five nation; "Bioblitz" we spent some time in Arboretum identifying species ... this was one of the stars. Their caterpillars grow on wild violets on the edges of woodland.

2021-07-30T17:52:40-04:00Friday, July 30, 2021|arboretum, Butterfly|

Coming in to Land

Monarch Butterfly Coming in to land on New England Aster flowers - the number of Monarch butterflies have been reduced this year - apparently because of weather problems in central Mexico where they over-winter and then prolonged and cold winds from the north in spring that made sure many never made [...]

2020-09-10T06:00:31-04:00Thursday, September 10, 2020|Baie-D'Urfe, Butterfly, Garden, INsect|
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