On his branch by huvesaker

On his branch

As promised from the main album...here he is on his branch...then again it COULD be a girl...lol
Fabulous looking butterfly, great shot
April 28th, 2016  
@bizziebeeme he looks like a leaf from a birch tree!
April 28th, 2016  
nice close-up
April 28th, 2016  
Another lovely shot. he has got quite a climb there, hope he learns to fly soon
April 29th, 2016  
@hjbenson thank you

@onewing as soon as it warms up a bit I am sure he will be fine, as long as no bird eats him first!
April 29th, 2016  
Ingenuous and looks like a leaf - good shot!
April 29th, 2016  
@quietpurplehaze thank you. He was kind of fun
April 29th, 2016  
Great shot
April 29th, 2016  
I like this one as it is in the natural environment. They are commonly called Brimestone butterflies, from the Genus Gonepteryx. They are in the same family as the Cabbage whites that are very common around vegetables
May 10th, 2016  
@imaginings ah! Thank you for your reply. I shall look it up. No vegetables in sight in the forest though. Either that or I just wasn't looking properly :-)
May 11th, 2016  
@huvesaker Most adult butterflies use many plants, they are often named by the favourite food source of the caterpillars.
May 12th, 2016  
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