How to Feed Butterflies

Feed butterflies by providing a wide variety of nectar-rich flowers or by placing a sugar solution on a sponge. Learn how butterflies use a straw-like proboscis to suck up nectar with information from an entomologist and insect specialist in this free video on butterflies.

Author

Mike Quinn has a Master of Science degree in entomology from Texas A&M University. Quinn was the invertebrate biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife for eight years, where he took the lead on most insect issues.