|Orange-tip Anthocharis cardamines
|Monks Eleigh Garden, Suffolk,
May 2008 The Orange-tip butterfly is seen in spring and early summer from April to June. The male, as seen in these photos, is more obvious with its orange-tips to the wings. The female lacks these tips and could be mistaken for a Small or Green-veined White at a distance.
|It is found in country lanes
and meadows as well as gardens and is usually seen near
There is an excellent page on this species at UK butterflies.
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