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Camera Drones Are A New Way To See Butterflies

Technology has played a vital role in human lives – it makes our lives easier and better to live in. Researchers, inventors, experts, scientists, and hobbyists have relied on technology to advance their studies. With its rapid evolvement, new technology can now help them to gather more data and achieve more accurate results.  UAV or drones are now equipped with lightweight cameras to record butterflies on the move!  Previously, butterflies were filmed with cameras on a track, or hand-held, now videos can be shot using a camera drone.

For documentation, camera drones or the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has … Read More

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Have Fun Butterfly Watching

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 little bit about when and where to spot butterflies can make this hobby much more successful too.

The right butterfly spotting gear will make a huge difference in how easily … Read More

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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 to have a portable air conditioner on hand in case the insect spotter needs to cool down while on the chase for the sometimes elusive winged beauties.

Chances are anyone … 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.

He will also need to pack ample food supplies and drinking water, his camera and charger, binoculars, and portable solar generators for recharging cameras and cell phones (like the 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 systems have mainly been used to check for electrical problems behind walls or to see in the dark. Doing so required the use of an often expensive infrared camera. This … Read More

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Butterfly Spotting Equipment By Watkins And Doncaster

Watkins And Doncaster Butterfly Spotting Gear

Watkins and Doncaster have so many products for watching and catching butterflies. They have Best Butterfly spotting gear that can be appreciated by beginner butterfly watchers and novices alike. Some of their best products are listed here:

Butterfly Net

Butterfly Spotting Gear Net

Beginners can purchase a complete Beginners butterfly net. This net can help newbies catch winged beauties with its thirty-centimeter diameter.

The wire frame will last a long time. The wooden handle is thirty centimeters long and the black bag is meshed to let the caught insects breath. Spare black bags are also available for … Read More

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