June 21-27 is Pollinator Week. Pollinators move pollen, which fertilizes plants to make fruit, seeds, and new plants. Celebrate the many pollinators this week, which include bugs, birds, and bats. Pictured clockwise are a female Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Honeybee, Melissa Blue butterfly, and a Common Looper Moth.
Gnophaela vermiculata is also known as the Police Car Moth or Green Lattice Moth. They are found in Rocky Mountain areas and the western United States, also in southwestern Canada. Adults have a wingspan of 2.1 inches (5.3cm). These moths are day flyers. Their host plants are of the forget-me-not family of flowers. They feed on… Read More POLICE CAR MOTH
March 14th is a day to celebrate butterflies. Some basic information about them is they are of the order Lepidoptera, which includes the insects: butterflies, skippers, and moths. All three of these types have six legs, two antennae, and four wings. They are insects with scales over their bodies and wings. They all have four… Read More 2021 LEARN ABOUT BUTTERFLIES DAY
Here are a couple of bees in my yard from this past summer. Honey Bee and Carpenter Bee.