|Photo by Tony Wills|
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Counting NZ Butterflies
The Red Admiral butterfly has become rather rare, in and around Hamilton City so we have been investigating introducing plants that they use to feed and breed on.
In the meantime there has been an intuitive being run by the Monarch Butterfly NZ Trust to develop an annual butterfly census being done from the 10th to the 30th Nov (not many days left). This is not just for Monarchs. The link to their site is: http://www.monarch.org.nz/monarch/
Or a direct link to their very colourful census form:
And more can be learnt from an article on the stuff website: http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/home-property/nz-gardener/73770222/join-the-big-backyard-butterfly-count