Birds & Blooms expert, Tom Allen, answers some of the most common butterfly questions in this "Top 10" list.
My dad and I found this brightly colored moth outside one day. Can you tell me more about it?
This white flier has black markings that seem to form a cross on its wings. Are these unusual, or is this just a species that I'm not familiar with?
This pretty insect is a frequent visitor in my garden. Can you tell me more about it?
I recently found this gorgeous moth on my deck (below). It was approximately 2 inches long and 1 inch wide. Can you tell me what it is and give me more information about this beauty?
My son and I were at a national park in West Virginia when we saw these butterflies. Can you tell us what they were?
I purchased a butterfly feeder to help attract more butterflies to my garden. I already make my own hummingbird nectar. Can I use this recipe to feed butterflies?
Can you tell me how long monarch butterflies typically live?
I was walking to the mailbox one morning when I found these two moths staring each other down. Can you tell me what they were doing? The bigger moth looks like an Imperial to me, but do you know what the smaller one is?
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My husband spotted a vivid yellow crawler in our holly bush. At first, we thought it was a piece of yarn, but upon closer inspection, we saw the fuzzy object was a caterpillar. Will you help us identify it?