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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 Feeding Butterflies

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Attract Mason Bees by Building Homes

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Attract Mason Bees by Building Homes

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Mason Bee

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There a 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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