Butterfly - Orange Tip 
Male
Taken at Strathclyde Park 
on 5th May 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens.
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Orange Tip Butterfly


Taken at Baron's Haugh on 24th April 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Male Underwing.
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 29th April 2021 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 12th April 2021
using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 27th April 2020 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File
Butterfly - Orange Tip

Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 6th May 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 27th April 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 23rd May 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Butterfly - Orange Tip.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Anthocharis cardamines.
Lepidoptera.
Pieridae.

Larval Food:

Adult Food:

Body Length:
Wingspan:
Male:

Female:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Cuckooflower, Garlic Mustard, Charlock, Hairy Rock-cress, Hedge Mustard and Large Bitter-cress
Cuckoo Flower, Garlic Mustard, Cow Parsley and other members of the Cabbage family.
4 cm.
40 - 52 mm
Bright orange tips on it's white upper forewings which can be seen on it's underwings.
The tips of the female's forewings are black rather than orange. The underside of the hindwings on both sexes is white with subtle greenish marbling.
Hedgerows, riverbanks, woodland margins and meadows.
March - October.