Migration in California
Does the California Expert Think?
What Does the "Painted Lady" Butterfly Expert Think?
We also contacted Dr. Royce Bitzer, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University. He tracks the migration of Painted Lady butterflies in the way that Journey North tracks monarchs.
What Do the Michigan Students Think?
Ms. Gradowski's sixth graders in Bay City, Michigan were in class when the telephone rang. It was Ms. G’s sister calling from California while she was driving through a swarm of butterflies! What was their conclusion?
Try This! Practice With Butterfly Identification
Here's a fun way to practice observation skills. Pull out your sketch pad and take a close look at these photos of a monarch, a painted lady, and other look-alike butterflies.