The Butterfly Garden
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)
Family Papilionidae (Swallowtails)
- Wingspan: 4-6"
- Color: yellow with black stripes, female with blue coloring and orange spot on hindwing
- Traits: tails on hindwings
- Habitat: woods, woodland edges
- Food: cherry trees, tulip trees, lilacs
The Butterfly Garden at the Cayuga Nature Center
This summer marks the debut of our new Butterfly Garden. As with any garden, it's a work-in-progress. But we are already attracting a number of species of both butterflies and moths.
The Butterfly of the Day features one of the species that can be found at the Nature Center.