Insects

Regal Fritillary Butterfly Trip Preview

By Joe Sebastiani, Members Program Team Leader On Friday, July 10th, you have the unique opportunity to see one of our rarest, and most beautiful butterflies…the Regal Fritillary.  Jeffrey Glassberg, author of the “Through Binoculars” series, calls it “…one of our largest and most splendid butterflies.”  Kenn Kaufman, in his field guide to Butterflies of …

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Broad-wingeds, Butterflies and Blooms

By Derek Stoner, Education Program Assistant Sightings from the past week: what to look for now outdoors! Return of the Raptor:  Amidst the arrival of colorful songbirds that wintered in the tropics, a long-distance migrant raptor is often overlooked in its journey north: the Broad-winged Hawk.   While huge flocks of these small woodland raptors may be seen …

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