The Canadian Geese migration is one of those amazing feats of the natural world. When you think about this, and then watch them fly in their V formation, it makes sense that poets would incorporate them into their verse. Mary Oliver and Wendell Berry are two poets who took note of these birds and incorporated it into verse.
Poets John Keats (1795-1821) and Dan Beachy-Quick (b.1973) share their thoughts on crickets and grasshoppers.
The Beyonder explores the history and folklore of Buckinghamshire, England. Focusing on the colorful characters living in the area and local businesses and artists who share a fascination for the great outdoors.
From suspense films. to science fiction, to paranormal thrillers, the human fascination with moths have created some memorable characters that have stood the test of time.
In this week's Nature Digest we are focusing on moths. We are going to start with an overview of National Moth Week and then provide you with a few resources so you can go out and explore.
Moths, butterflies, and humans have a rich and fascinating relationship that extends through time. Partly because of the amazing transformation that these insects go through, moths and butterflies have become symbols of change, transformation, and rebirth. Here are few stories the mysterious nature of the moth.
variety of sizes, shapes, and colors. The largest moths in the world have wingspans of 10-12 inches and a wing surface area of about 60 square inches. The smallest moths are called micro-moths and have wingspans of no more than 20 mm (less than an inch).
In this week's digest, we have four news items on three different topics: trees, bird photography, and moths. Enjoy!
The One-Spotted Variant Moth (Hypagyrtis unipunctata) is a fairly common type of moth in the eastern United States. Butterflies and moths are very similar in many ways and sometimes be difficult to know what you are looking at. There are, however, a few things to look for when you are trying to identify one of these insects. Below is a list of some of the frequently identified differences between butterflies and moths.
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Recently, I took a morning walk in the woods. As I wandered down the wooded path, small white butterflies leapt up from the tall grass and fluttered around my legs. The movement of these butterflies really captured my attention. When one landed on the edge of a fern, I stopped... Continue Reading →