March 14th is Learn About Butterflies Day. Here are some posts from this blog about butterflies… WHAT ARE ALL THOSE ORANGE BUTTERFLIES?, MORE ORANGE BUTTERFLIES…, SWALLOWTAILS, THE DIVERSE LEPIDOPTERA INSECT.
American Flamingos are related to Greater Flamingos from the Caribbean region of the Americas. They are a slim, long neck, wading bird with a thick and sharply bent bill, and webbed feet. They feed by immersing their bill and head in water. In flight, you can see black on the wings. They are generally pink,… Read More AMERICAN FLAMINGO
Here is a Mourning Cloak on an Aspen in northern Arizona. This photos is from my archives, back in 2005. Learn more MOURNING CLOAK.
The Royal Tern has a thick orange bill, a forked tail, and a back of the head crest. They can be found along beach and salt bay areas of the southern coastlines of the United States; on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. They feed on fish, crabs, shrimp, and insects. This… Read More ROYAL TERN