Arizona Butterflies Part 4: Skippers

We conclude our survey of North American butterflies with an examination of the skippers, a large family of butterflies that are mostly clad in brown, gray, black, and white.  What they lack in color, they more than make up in diversity, as about one-third of all North American butterflies are skippers.  Offering many identification challenges, beginning butterfliers are befuddled by skippers, while others are enthralled by them.  Join us for a look at these really cool butterflies!

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Date: 08/21/2020

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Price: $20

Class availability limitations: None


Jeff Babson

Jeff Babson

Jeff Babson is an all-around naturalist, with particular interest in birds, butterflies, moths, beetles and dragonflies.  Owner of Sky Island Tours, an environmental education and eco-tour company, Jeff has led birding tours for the Tucson Botanical Gardens, Pima County Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and several birding festivals in southern Arizona (Wings over Willcox, Southwest Wings, Tucson Birding and Nature Festival).  He lives in Vail with his wife and two children.