We always think of butterflies as delicate insects. But they are not the fragile and dainty creatures we imagine, but are much stronger and resilient than we believe. Butterflies are real survivors. Butterflies’ wings wear and their scales come off … Continue reading
At Eagle Lake (Lassen County CA) last week I was surprised to find several buckeyes (Junonia coenia) along the shore. I was curious why they were flying so late since temperatures have dropped below freezing already. Buckeyes are resident and … Continue reading
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This post has nothing to do with the State of Ohio or a tree. Rather, in this case, buckeye, common buckeye or “the buckeye” refers to a colorful butterfly. There are over a hundred species of buckeyes throughout the world, … Continue reading