Outdoor Ontario

Photography => Wildlife => Topic started by: surfinbird on May 24, 2012, 06:57:47 pm

Title: Some butterflies
Post by: surfinbird on May 24, 2012, 06:57:47 pm
Looks like we found the same butterflies in the dandelions .
(http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8006/7264363470_9d1c02712a_z.jpg)
Why are they always in the dirt ?
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7236/7264361446_e3ebe46457_z.jpg)
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7225/7264362462_190256ec48_z.jpg)
(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7239/7264360388_8682a43fb2_z.jpg)
Title: Re: Some butterflies
Post by: Dr. John on May 25, 2012, 12:58:59 pm
When they are in the dirt, it is often wet/damp dirt and they are sucking up minerals that they need.

-John
Title: Re: Some butterflies
Post by: surfinbird on May 25, 2012, 07:47:54 pm
Thank you very much for the info , it seems they like the road better than the flowers sometimes .