This is a repost of the original August 29th, 2012 posting. I am hoping to get to the exhibit a few times in the next week. Will be adding links to any additional uploaded images as the next week progresses.
Ed Bruggink of the Carleton University Biology Department has confirmed this week that final preparations are underway for another “Live” Tropical Butterfly event September 29th to October 8th inclusive in the H.H. Nesbitt Biology Building on the Carleton University campus. (Location) Continue reading →
The Julia Butterfly is a medium-sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 7 cm which flits rather quickly from location to location rather than fluttering like the Rice Paper or the Monarch butterflies. Continue reading →
Ed Bruggink of the Carleton University Biology Department has confirmed this week that final preparations are underway for another “Live” Tropical Butterfly event September 29th to October 8th inclusive in the H.H. Nesbitt Biology Building on the Carleton University campus. (Location)
One of my many ongoing projects is to photograph as many of the various species of butterflies as I can and add them to our website in an organized fashion. Forty or so entries have been added to my butterfly species grouping so far but since I have 200 species or so of butterflies photographed in natural or artificial settings, the task still has a long way to go until completion. Most of the neotropical species were photographed in butterfly exhibits. I would like to make a couple of trips into the rainforest in the future which might allow me to photograph many of these species in the wild.Butterflies by species project.
Carleton University’s Annual Butterfly Show, October 1-10, 2011
Well, it is that time of year again. Carleton University’s Biology Department opens their greenhouse doors to the public this weekend for the popular annual live Butterfly Show. The butterflies fly free in the greenhouses under the watchful eye of the greenhouse manager, Ed Bruggink . Continue reading →
As the week progressed the number of people coming to see the live butterfly display at the greenhouses of Carleton University increased. By the time that the Thanksgiving weekend arrived, the people who got to the greenhouses early in the morning didn’t face line-ups but those who arrived later in the day had the enjoyment of standing outside in nice weather for an hour or longer.
To see my previous blogs (and photos of butterflies) seemy previous Carleton University butterfly blogs:
Butterflies Day 5, Carleton University Butterfly Show, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
I decided to hang out with the butterflies again today. It was raining outside so what better reason to find somewhere dry to take the camera. Lots of people, both large and small, so felt a bit like the weekend crowd. By my count (remember, I’m biased), Nikon outnumbered Canon. One Sony Alpha was being worked hard, too. Continue reading →