Highlights from the Wild Research Butterfly Workshop

Today I helped out with a Wild Research workshop on the BC Butterfly Atlas and citizen science at UBC Botanical Garden. Here are a few of the memorable pics.

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not a butterfly! An Arctiid moth!

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Painted Lady

 

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Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui, Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

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A White-crowned Sparrow sings his heart out!

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A Halictid, likely in the genus Agapostemon.

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It gets exciting!

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Mourning Cloak (Nympahlis antiopa, Nympahidae)

 

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Did I ever mention we have European Fire Ants (Myrmica rubra) in Vancouver now?

 

 

 

 

 

2 thoughts on “Highlights from the Wild Research Butterfly Workshop

  1. I didn’t stay long enough to see the Swallowtail and Mourning Cloak…I guess it warmed up after I left?

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