Anthocharis cardamines

Orange Tip - Ireland is the perfect habit for this striking butter fly. Preferring damp pastures, meadows, and damp woodland edges. These butterflies are on the increase in Britain and Ireland. The female butterfly lacks the orange tipped wings as on the male. Photographs: Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim.

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