Orange tip / Зорька

Orange tip

One of the earlier butterflies in The Netherlands, the orange tip (Anthocharis cardamines):

This photo makes it clear why it is called orange tip:

They almost always feed on cuckooflowers. This one is a female, without the orange:

And a male, quite a bit more noticable:

Thanks for watching!

Comments 1

Fuzzy - because it is still cold outside? -)

16.04.2017 10:58

Always fuzzy, no ушанка on these butterflies!

16.04.2017 11:01