Bryan's Posts About Butterflies
Fly or Die: Painted Ladies on the Move
Now passing you by is one of the planet’s great events — an epic migration like no other. Painted Lady, the world’s most widespread butterfly, is on the move. We’ve been seeing them bigtime here in New England the past few weeks.
News from the frontiers of blue butterflies and burgundy damselflies.
If nature blogs were as rhapsodic as BuzzFeed and other clickbait, they might read something like these.
A butterfly slide show to join the odd winter warmth on the way here in New England.
The Sunflower and the Butterfly: Together They Fall
When you kill a rare sunflower here in Vermont, you may also be killing a rare butterfly.
Elegance now flies and blooms in shades of white. During my meanderings so far this month, I’ve found pale beauty where plants and insects converge.
The Week in Flying Things
A state endangered butterfly. A globally vulnerable beetle. And a few common insects, including a lovely moth that resembles a pile of bird crap. So goes the week in flight.
A Complete Butterfly Life on a Single Day
From a wet meadow here in Vermont, a shocking butterfly bares it all at every stage of life.
The Other Fireworks
Bursts of color and flight from the wilds of Maine and here in Montpelier, Vermont.
First in Flight
A moth of summer came visiting here in Montpelier yesterday. Its provenance I do not know. But it is nonetheless a sparkle for the changing season.
“To Pimp a Butterfly”
Sorry, Kendrick Lamar. You may have won a Grammy, but you got beat in the “pimping” by a lawn-care company.
Your Voyeuristic Valentine
For you on Valentine’s Day, butterflies “in love.”