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Butterfly Spotting Gear For Butterfly Watching

Butterfly watching may not sound like a fun activity to everyone. Most often those who call it “boring” have never tried it for themselves. There are so many different species to be found in North America and the whole family can enjoy finding and watching beautiful insects in their natural environment.

Butterfly spotting can be fun, educational, and relaxing. Taking time to learn a … Read More

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Preserving The Monarch Butterflies

Protecting The Monarch Butterfly  Spotting locations

The last several years have caused concern among scientists who focus their studies on Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies). Monarch butterflies had been rapidly shrinking in numbers as adverse weather and immediately diminishing habitats threatened their natural migration.

Last year new hope presented itself in Mexico for the Monarchs. As the numbers of overwintering butterflies were significantly higher than in the years before.

The Mexican

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Butterfly Binoculars For A Better Butterfly Watching Experience

Binoculars For A Better Butterfly Spotting Gear

There are a few items everyone should have while attempting some Butterfly spotting. They should have a pen and notebook, a hat for shade, and a trusted pair of binoculars to get an up-close look without disturbing the butterflies.

Those who regularly go butterfly watching know already that butterflies do most of their flying when it’s hot outside. It is a good … Read More

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North American Migration Of The Monarchs

Best Monarchs Butterfly Spotting Locations Is North American

One of the most magnificent wonders of the animal kingdom occurs every year and only in North America. It is the famous Monarch butterfly migration! They are the only insects on the planet known to leave their homes in Autumn. Once temperatures drop and head South until the weather at their home warms up again. Some of the butterflies fly all … Read More

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Camping Out And Identifying Spotted Lepidoptera

Butterfly Spotting Gear Identify And Camping Out The Lepidoptera

Butterfly and moth watching can be relaxing and fun.

Before Sir David Attenborough heads into the wilderness to do some butterfly spotting, I bet he makes sure he has the right gear. He will need his hat to keep the sun out of his eyes, sunscreen, and a notebook, and pens. So he can keep track of the insects he observes.… Read More

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Where To See Monarch Butterflies In Action – 7 Places Not Be Missed

 7 Best Butterfly Spotting Locations To See The  Monarch Butterfly

The Monarch butterfly is perhaps the most easily recognized type of butterfly in North America. People who have a hobby of watching butterflies are likely already aware that Monarch populations are dying out quickly; the population has decreased ninety percent over the last twenty years.

This sad phenomenon relates to problems that they are now facing during their flight from … Read More

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Take A Close Look At Butterflies Through Thermal Imaging

Butterfly Spotting Gear Through Thermal Imaging

One of the best examples of structural color can see while viewing the monarch butterfly wings. Butterfly wings have nanostructured chitin that refracts and reflects light, giving off a captivating iridescent color.

Now scientists are adding carbon nanotubes to their sides to convert these nanostructures into an infrared/thermal imaging sensor (learn more about IR imaging at http://thermalcameras.guide).

As of right now, thermal imaging … Read More

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Monarch Butterfly And Pollinator Festival Information

Pollinator Festival And Monarch Butterfly Spotting Locations

The Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival held on October 21st and 22nd in San Antonio. This unforgettable event is strategically planned to coincide with the week. That Monarch migration predicted to its highest in Texas.

Texas Butterfly Ranch

Texas Butterfly Spotting LocationsThe event organized by Texas Butterfly Ranch and will be a celebration of the beauty of nature. The wondrous journey of the Monarch butterflies Read More

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Intellectuals Seek Government Support In Saving The Monarch Butterflies

Strength In Numbers

A group of 200 academics is showing just how much they care about preserving the Monarch butterfly. This distinguished group which includes scientists, artists, and activists from all over the globe. They are petitioning all three North American governments to make an additional effort to save the butterflies.

Reliable figures stand together in this alliance, co-authoring an open letter sent to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, … Read More

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New Residents In Berkeley Aquatic Park – The Monarch Butterflies

The Monarch Butterfly Locations In Berkeley Aquatic Park

October 2015 was strange, but a wonderful month for Berkeley, California. Tips were coming in from multiple sources that small fish were jumping in the waters at the Aquatic Park. Less than a month later, another tip came in that clusters of Monarch butterflies. These Were seen in hanging like pendants off of tree branches.

There are over two hundred sites … Read More

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