COLIN VARNDELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY COLIN VARNDELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Male orange tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) at rest on a flower. This insect has a wingspan of around 4 centimetres. The adult appears in the spring from March to May. It is seen in the daytime and inhabits fields and meadows from the lowlands to mid-mountain regions. This butterfly is found in the temperate regions of Europe, central and northern Asia and northern Africa. Photographed in April, in Dorset, UK.
Model release not required. Property release not required.