From the team at BBC Wildlife Magazine

How to make your own butterfly feeder

Feed your local lepidoptera and keep the kids busy with this simple summer activity.

Illustrations by Alan Batley
Published: August 20, 2015 at 7:14 am
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All illustrations by Alan Batley

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Take a paper plate and make small four holes evenly spaced around the rim.

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Thread a length of string through each hole, knot underneath and tie together.

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Check your fruit bowl for any over-ripe fruit – bananas are particularly good.

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Load up the plate and hang in a tree or bush, and watch to see if any butterflies come to feed.

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Authors

Jo PriceDeputy editor, BBC Wildlife Magazine
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