Painted Lady

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui), picture – Barry Saxifrage

The Painted Lady is one of the most familiar butterflies in the world, found on nearly all continents and climates. They are a favourite subject of study in elementary school classrooms and are a familiar visitor to most landscape gardens. As common as they are, though, painted ladies have some interesting attributes, as these 10 facts demonstrate. <READ MORE>

Painted Lady was spotted by Barry Saxifrage on the top of Cliff Peak on May 18, 2020.

Read more on this Canadian Government site.