Clouded Yellow

Thanks to Viv Crump for this fine photo of a Clouded Yellow butterfly, feeding on Buddleia on the threatened RBRGHA allotments……

Clouded Yellow butterfly

The Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus) is predominantly a migratory species, mostly from Southern Europe and Northern Africa, and is known for occasional spectacular mass migrations in some years.  Thanks to Viv for the photo of this intriguing insect.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s