Butterfly and Bee Garden

Butterfly Bee Garden

Butterflies

Swallowtail Butterfly

Your Complete Guide to the Swallowtail Butterfly

There are 550 to 600 species of swallowtail butterfly, with many of them a common sight in various areas of the world. Swallowtail butterflies are also one of the largest species of butterfly, making them easy to see. Here we’ll explore this species and highlight some of the common types of swallowtail butterflies.

Admiral Butterflies

The Red Admiral Butterfly

The red admiral butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) is a common butterfly found in most areas of North America and Europe. They live mainly in woodlands where they feed on flower nectar, tree sap, and overripe fruit. The name of this medium-sized butterfly comes from the distinctive red band on its black wings.

Life of a Monarch Butterfly

Life of a Monarch Butterfly

Monarch butterflies are some of the most stunning species of butterfly to visit gardens. Although these orange-colored winged insects are native to North America, they are also found in Australia, New Zealand, and Spain. Monarchs are not just delightful to observe, they also play an important role in our planet’s ecosystem.