Links

Butterfly Related Websites 

Butterflies of Quebec - my website that focuses on La Belle Provence

Butterflies of the Maritimes - my website that focuses on the Maritime Provinces

eButterfly - an interactive website where citizens can contribute their butterfly observations!

Butterflies of Canada - online version of this important reference work
 
Les papillons diurnes du Canada - french version of Butterflies of Canada
 
Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online - a useful tool for checking what species have been reported in a particular area.  NOTE: if you participate in eButterfly, your records will eventually find their way into the Atlas, contributing to the knowledge base that everyone can access.

Butterflies of Toronto - a PDF version of a handy guidebook authored by members of the TEA.
 
Ontario Field Naturalists' Toolchest - page dedicated to Butterfly books, videos and other info sources

Leps Blog - Blog on Butterfly related topics

Conservation

Sentinels on the Wing - comprehensive overview of Status and Conservation of Butterflies in Canada

West Virginia White - group tracking/researching this threatened species

Butterflies in the Classroom

Monarch Teacher Network  - workshops and resources on using Monarch butterflies in the classroom

Butterflies Beautiful - Butterfly kits for the Classroom

Lucy's Butterfly Farm - Butterfly kits

Gaia Nature - Butterflies for the Classroom
 

Other Butterfly/Moth Photography Websites

moths.ca - amazing moth images by Jim des Rivières
 

 

Local Hiking Recommendations 

Larry Neily's Birding Ottawa - A great resource for finding spots to visit in the Ottawa-Gatineau region.  Many of the area's "hotspots" are described, often with trailmaps and directions to trailheads
 


 
Carolinian Canada - Sites to visit in Southern Ontario
 
also see the links for Field Naturalists' clubs below - their sites typically feature info on hiking trails
 

Butterfly Related Mailing Lists

Butterfly_obs - A yahoo group where members report their sightings for Eastern Ontario and West Quebec
 
Ontario Butterflies - A google group where members report their sightings for Southern Ontario






 

Other Nature Related Websites



Naturalists Clubs ( Eastern Ontario )

 
 
 
Pembroke Area Field Naturalists - page dedicated to Butterflies & Moths of Renfrew County


  


Willow Beach Field Naturalists  ( Port Hope/Cobourg area )


Kawartha Field Naturalists ( Lindsay/Fenelon Falls )




Ontario Nature - this page provides links to clubs across Ontario

Naturalists Clubs ( Southern Ontario )


South Peel Naturalists' Club ( Mississauga/Oakville )




Bert Miller Nature Club ( Port Colborne/Fort Erie )








Sydenham Field Naturalists ( Chatham-Kent )





Norfolk Field Naturalists ( Simcoe area )

Entomological Societies  

Toronto Entomologists' Association - lots of useful information for Ontario in general

 
 
 
  

Further Afield...

Maritimes Butterfly Atlas - you have to dig a bit to get to the species pages, but there's some useful information about many species that we have in common.

British Columbia Butterfly Atlas -  lots of excellent information

Butterflies of Nova Scotia - a similarly organized website covering many of the same species as this  one.
 
Wisconsin Butterflies - a nicely constructed website covering many of the species we also have here in Ontario, but not all species featured on this website will be found here.
 
Massachusetts Butterfly Club - a website featuring a useful tool for comparing photos of different species side-by-side.  Not all species featured  on this website  will be found in Ontario.

Maryland Butterflies - another great regional butterfly website. Not all species featured  on this website  will be found in Ontario.
 
Butterflies of the Carolinas and Virginias - another site with features that are handy for Butterfly identification - in this case, when you place your cursor over the photograph, identification keys pop up. Not all species featured  on this website  will be found in our area.
 
Digital Atlas of Idaho ( Butterflies section )  - another site with some interesting tidbits of info, though there's less overlap between the western species and those here in the east.

Butterflies of the World Foundation - despite the name, seems to be centered on Oklahoma and surrounding states.