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-

According to this website (, 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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