Here’s a picture from the archives… a Common Buckeye and Monarch among some marigolds.
From a recent walk…
May 8th of 2021 is World Migratory Bird Day, which celebrates the seasonal movement of birds often north and south along flyway between breeding and wintering grounds. Some birds are obligate, meaning they travel by instinct, the same time every year. Other birds are facultative, which means they migrate more with conditions of the moment,… Read More MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
The Ottoe Skipper is a species found in prairie, oak scrub, and swampy areas throughout the central parts of southern Canada and the United States. The host plant can be a purple coneflower. The caterpillar will winter in a shelter. Skippers are butterflies with variations such as butterfly-like antennae and moth-like bodies. They are active during… Read More OTTOE SKIPPER