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Mourning Cloak Butterfly

Mourning Cloak Butterfly The mourning cloak butterfly is one of the first butterflies to be seen in spring.  The butterfly is a reddish- brown winged butterfly with jagged banded outer wings in yellow with bright blue dots and will come out of its winter hiding from under back and well protected crevices on warm days and go back into hiding when temperature dip again.…

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9 Woodpeckers of Wisconsin

9 Woodpeckers of Wisconsin Worldwide, there are 216 members of the Picidae, or woodpecker family The 9 woodpeckers of Wisconsin that have been reported from the picidae and woodpecker families are the northern flicker, yellow bellied sap sucker, red headed woodpecker, downy, pileated, hairy, American three-toed, black backed and red bellied woodpeckers.…

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