Tag Archive: Butterfly


Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:

This video is called Scandinavian Butterflies Part 1.

And here is Part 2.

On 2, 3, and 4 August, butterflies were counted everywhere in gardens in the Netherlands.

177,670 butterflies (and moths) of 36 species were counted.

The top 10 were:

1. Peacock (38319 x)
2. Silver Y moth (30961 x)
3. Small white (15956 x)
4. Small tortoiseshell (11625 x)
5. Large white (11529 x)
6. Brimstone (8544 x)
7. Red admiral(8139 x)
8. Large skipper (6398 x)
9. Painted lady (6207 x)
10. Mint moth (5212 x)

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Butterfly report

Originally posted on Family Survival Protocol - Microcosm News:

Canberra Times.com.au

Butterfly decline a worrying portent

ButterfliesButterfly decline in the US may be getting out of hand. Photo: Getty Images

Butterflies are the essence of cool in the insect world, a favorite muse for poets and songwriters who hold them up as symbols of love, beauty, transformation and good fortune.

But providing good fortune apparently goes only one way. As humans rip apart woods and meadows for housing developments and insecticide-soaked lawns, butterflies across the US are disappearing.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced that two brown, moth-like butterfly subspecies are likely extinct in south Florida, which some entomologists say is ground zero for the number of butterfly species on the verge of annihilation.

The rockland grass skipper went missing in 1999, and the Zestos skipper hasn’t been seen since 2004. Several other species, such as the ebony-and-ivory-colored Schaus swallowtail, are listed as endangered, and many others…

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Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:

This video is called Complete Life Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly.

From Wildlife Extra:

Monarch butterfly numbers decline again

Drought conditions and historic wildfires lead to more decline

March 2013. Bad news again for the Monarch butterfly: Drought conditions and historic wildfires the past few years continue to decrease their numbers as they wing across Texas this spring. Worse news: milkweed plants – the only kind they need to survive – are also not in plentiful supply, says a Texas A&M University Monarch watcher.

Craig Wilson, a senior research associate in the Center for Mathematics and Science Education and a longtime butterfly enthusiast, says reports coming from Mexico where the Monarchs have their breeding grounds show their numbers are significantly down, a disturbing trend during much of the past decade.

Wilson explains “The severe drought in Texas and much of the Southwest continues to wreak havoc with the…

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Cool Art

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Now we were on that ride up into Maine.

My boyfriend says “Did you see that HUGE FLOWER?”

It is February how could there be a huge flower in Maine of all places.

I spin around as he tells me I will want to see it and take a photo to show YOU

Boy does he know me or what.

 

So as you can see from the photo about it is a BIG FLOWER and a BIG Butterfly.

Now he is a welder by trade

I am the secretary of a Garden Club maybe just maybe we could make up a few for

around town, just a thought.

I want him to make a fountain for in front of the Safety Complex to go with the beautiful plants

maybe this type of Art would be pretty too.

 

 

Lovin My Blossoms

Originally posted on 20 Lines A Day:

 

 

Boy this yard will change when they all leave and I cut back this bush

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Void of Color

Butterfly

VOID OF COLOR

 

I really like them in FULL color in the yard but in a print these are also BEAUTIFUL Butterflies

Stained Glass Lamp Shade Look Alike

Originally posted on 20 Lines A Day:

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Hanging Out

Originally posted on 20 Lines A Day:

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Very Busy

Working this Blossom

Very Busy

Lucy’s Love Bus Butterfly Bush

Lucy's Love Bus

Lucy's Love Bus

Butterfly Bushes named in her memory were available for sale

Lucy's Love Bus
Butterflies made by many in her memory
Lucy's Love Bus
Fundraiser in Lucy’s memory

This little girl Lucy was special.

She was loved by many.

Missed by them too.

I will let you read her story at this link  I have included.

I will end with a photo from today of  a Beautiful Butterfly  which spent the day entertaining me all day.

 

 

http://www.lucyslovebus.org/

 

 

 

Folsom Mill  Studio

Beauty

Not perfect we had some stiff breezes but wanted to finish the story.

Business End

Butterflies

Business End                   

 

 

They look so beautiful from the OTHER END

 

YIKES I am surrounded by scary, beautiful things .  YOU?

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Average american white girl

I know "thats what she said".

peintre amateur

couleurs, coups de coeur, pinceaux au service de mes émotions

Larry Zink Watercolors

Ink and watercolor sketches

New York North Fine Art

An online gallery featuring the work of select Northeast artists

The Lilac Press

A Boston Based Lifestyle Blog

Forest Edge Studio

Artist's Journal - C. Gemme Messier

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

INDIE AUTHORS, RESOURCES, PROMOS, SERVICES, PLUS MORE

"Mr. Ruggerio's Neighborhood"

A Cooks Life.........If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.

The Wonder of Miniature Worlds

...past & present, in theory & practice

Sand Salt Moon

Scenes from my watercolor sketchbook

Garden Club of Concord

Founded in 1928

h..... the blog

a blog of art, photography and all the family adventures inbetween

LineSays

Pencil sketches and colors of life in line drawing with inspirational poetry

Anne Madeline Designs

Fashion Illustrations

ido art karen robinson

ABSTRACT ARTIST/Blogger/Photo-taker/Story-teller/Speaker - MY ART THERAPY JOURNEY - A window into the soul of an Abstract Artist through art therapy and story telling...

sunflowerrosecw

Uniquely Special. True Thoughts True Feelings.

The Guy with Glasses

The warped rationale of a Raptor Dick.

Too Much Fancy

The International Style Blog

Yummy Inside My Tummy

This is something for all you food enthusiasts who smell, breathe and eat good food =)

Yarnspinnerr

Just Fiction and other things that seem fictitious.

I've Got Cake

Cake v. Ice Cream || Food v. Style

Mondays Finish the Story

This is a flash fiction site where you finish the story!

Catwoods Porch Party

~ art, cats, nature, animals, weather, and whatever ~

From Finner

poetry by autum

ThePenMightierThanTheSword

Stream of Consciousness

KURT BRINDLEY

Relating to Humans

MARIAN'S ART STUDIO

Marian is a water colorist who invites your feedback and comments. Marian has painted for two years and wishes she could spend every day painting.

kikontheroad

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign – Robert Louis Stevenson

Chapter TK

Question Everything

the GOLDEN GETAWAY

An epic adventure camping around the world

Vergielyn Cubol, Writer

I blog about inspirational, real-life stories. On the side, I am an experienced wordsmith for hire and a digi-marketing junkie who loves music, nature, literature, backpacking and beer.

Past Life Tourist

Brenda Ann Babinski

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