Tag Archives: butterflies; Monarch butterfly caterpillar

08.22.2014 When is a butterfly not a butterfly?…and I don’t mean moths.

If you are a lepidopterist (or wish you were one) then you know I am talking about Skippers.  Quite similar to butterflies, the main differences are a more stout body, not as slim as a typical butterfly, and having a … Continue reading

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08.08.2014 At last!!!!

I think most of the visitors to this blog are aware of the sinking numbers of Monarchs.  I have seen very few over the last few years and none this year at all.  Until last night.  As the light faded … Continue reading

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