How to Feed Butterflies

By Mike Quinn | Updated October 02, 2017

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.


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.

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