Butterflies and Dragonflies come under the microscope as a photographer with a macro lens reveals some of her own observations, images and thoughts about the macro world in which she loves to inhabit
Butterflies and the flowers combo has always attracted humans. The colourful and short-lived creatures present a pleasant visual experience. There are about 750 species of butterflies in the USA.
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...
We learn to appreciate the beauty of all the Butterflies; especially the Monarch and the Zebra Longwing, (official Butterfly of Florida).
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.
This is the story of the Monarch butterfly, who flies to the mountains every winter but those female population is declining. It also discusses the use of butterflies in decorating.
The Pine Processionary Moth Caterpillar has poisonous hairs. These hairs are lost as they move around and can cause some very nasty rashes and these can take some time to heal and can be very sore and itchy.When these caterpillars are on the move you especially don’t want to inhale these hairs or...
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.
Photos of the butterflies in our garden and meadow.
Hawk moths are massive moths that can be colourful and are very interesting to see. They all have equally big caterpillars that have spikes on their tales and that eat a wide variety of garden and wild plants, though different species have specific...