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