Tenerife in the Canary Islands has several species of hawk moth that live and breed on the island, and, with the exception of the Hummingbird Hawk Moth (Macroglossum stellatarum), all of them are very big insects. The Death's Head Hawk Moth...
All about the glasswing butterfly. Range, eating and mating habits, lots of pictures, including a photo of the glasswing caterpillar, and even a picture and information on the pink glasswing butterfly.
Raising Painted Lady Butterflies is a very educational as well as enjoyable experience! Here are tips on raising your own. Many colorful images of the butterfly life cycle are included.
Photos of the butterflies in our garden and meadow.
Butterflies are one of the most beautiful creatures in the world. Below are some of the rarest, not to mention most beautiful, flighty and colorful butterflies that, fortunately.are still alive and thriving today. The duke of Burgundy...
There is something mystical about a butterfly. Here you can see many photos and learn interesting facts about these winged beauties.
Have you ever been out for a walk and all of a sudden, you are surrounded by butterflies? Or perhaps just one finds its way to you and just flitters around you as you continue to walk. It’s not a coincidence. Sometimes we need to be silent, listen, and observe our surroundings as mother earth’s...
The cinnabar moth flies by day and has orange and black striped caterpillars. They feed on ragwort and are the subject of a campaign by Buglife because plans are afoot to destroy the weed.
Monarch butterflies are a very well known butterfly but their numbers have declined due to several reasons including pesticides, habitat destruction and Climate Change. The insects need milkweed.
Whether you live in the Midwest or are traveling there soon, these are some of the butterflies that can be seen there. Sometimes areas overlap, and you can get a stray or two from other regions also.