We’ve had some gorgeous weather this week, so I expect the Woodend butterfly populations to really take off. Dogbane and common milkweed are just about in full bloom, and are attracting all sorts of pollinators– butterflies as well as moths, bees, and beetles. Feel free to submit more than just butterflies to iNaturalist when you’re… Continue reading Butterflies Should Be Abundant!
In case you’re having trouble using iNaturalist, here are some basic instructions for both the app and the web site. You may want to print these instructions out so you can follow along without having to switch windows on your computer or cell phone. To use the iNaturalist app in the field: With an iPhone… Continue reading iNaturalist 101
We had our first official project sightings this week at Woodend Sanctuary: Eastern-Tailed Blue, Silver-spotted Skipper, Zabulon Skipper, and Pearl Crescent. Locally, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Cabbage White, Peck’s Skipper, Sachem Skipper, Black Swallowtail, Azure, and American Lady butterflies are also flying. According to Rick Borchelt’s weekly forecast from his excellent Leplog blog, we may also… Continue reading Recent Sightings, News, Weather & Butterflies Forecast for May 20-26
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