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Red Admiral: May 2010

posted May 19, 2010 9:13 PM by Hester Burch [ updated May 22, 2010 8:56 AM ]

Red Admiral Butterfly

photo copyright Hester Jane- FunInTheMaking.net

According to this website (http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org), red admirals eat sap from trees, fermenting fruit and bird droppings. They will also eat nectar from flowers such as milkweed, or red clover.

Spotted by kindergartners during a walk at Elms May 2010.

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