Butterflies love the warm, sunny days of summer. So much so, in fact, that you don’t see them much if it’s overcast or rainy, as we learned the hard way during a butterfly walk this July. (We still saw quite a few, such as the Baltimore Checkerspot. We just had to look more carefully!).

Visit www.butterfliesandmoths.org to learn more about identifying butterflies and moths of North America.