Sunday, 7 May 2017

An Orange Celebration (Part One)

Orange Tip Butterflies are quite numerous now in the areas that I observe.
They have appeared over the last week and especially the females have now emerged which are usually a little later than the males. Not a colonising species they roam over some distance.

In this first part I have included both male and female of the species. The male of course has the orange tip to their wings, the female has a grey washed out tip. Both sexes have the mottled underwing markings.

















The second part to this two-part post provides more action between the male and female. 

6 comments:

  1. An interesting blog with great pictures. Cheers.

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  2. Gorgeous pictures Rooy and if you look at them, they are even more beautiful!

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