Learn About Butterflies Day is March 14th. Butterflies are one of my favorite bugs to watch. Here is some info I previously posted: https://notes-in-nature.org/2020/03/14/learn-about-butterflies-2020/ This is a photo from my archives of some Monarch butterflies.
Monarch butterflies are milkweed butterflies, which means they lay eggs singly on the underside of the milkweed plant during the spring and summer. They can lay up to 1200 eggs and may mate several times. There are various caterpillar stages, they will molt about five times and with each molt they become bigger. They eat… Read More MILKWEED AND MONARCHS
Here are a few of the Lepidoptera insects in my backyard.
Here is a Monarch butterfly with daisies on a warm summer day in northern Minnesota.