Clouded Yellow   Colias croceus

Colias croceus

This immigrant butterfly was flying between the clovers and the Bird's-foot trefoil on this narrow patch of coastal turf. This is about as far north in Ireland as you will find this butterfly.

Cushenden Warren, Northern Ireland, 19th August 2006

Added on 25th June 2008, updated November 6th 2008, updated 4th June 2010

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