Tag: Mourning Cloak butterfly

Use That Overripe Fruit to Attract Butterflies

Did you forget about that slice of watermelon sitting in the back of the fridge? You’ve been ignoring it because throwing away food makes you feel guilty, and you’re hoping that the refrigerator fairies will carry it away. However, that dumpsterish odor is making this approach more and more difficult. Good news! You can take …

First Butterfly Of The Season

Judy saw this guy sunning himself on some dead leaves in the driveway bed. Pretty sure it’s a Mourning Cloak. Any butterfly enthusiasts out there care to confirm or contradict this ID? I read a little bit about Mourning Cloaks here. Apparently these butterflies are one of the few that can live through the cold …