Canada is a country best known for its expansive wilderness and animals such as the grizzly bear, the polar bear, beaver, porcupine, the moose and the shaggy bison just to mention a few. However, Canada is also home to a wide range of insect species including butterflies.
Canadian nature blog Posts
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.
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… Read More
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
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
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
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
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.
As of right now, thermal imaging … Read More
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
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.