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Silver Spotted Skipper

Silver Spotted Skipper

Silver Spotted Skipper Butterfly 

The silver-spotted skipper is the largest of the skippers and is most commonly found during the months of June, July, and August in Wisconsin.

They enjoy collecting nectar in open fields of flowers.  The skipper is easy to identify.


It has a brown body, with a few white spots and an orangish yellow band through its wing.

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Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe – If you want to attract butterflies to your yard all you have to do is feed them. Either by plant or providing nectar for them to feed on.

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Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly

Lifecycle of a Monarch Butterfly

Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly

The life cycle of the monarch butterfly is one of beauty.

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Mason Bee

All about the Mason Bee

Mason Bee

There are several kinds of bees,  The one I love to see, attract and even live in my yard is the Mason bee.  Mason bees are non-stinging bees and valuable to pollinating plants.

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