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Projects - Orange-tip Recording Project

Please note that this project is currently inactive until further notice.

How to Identify an Orange-tip Butterfly

With white wings and bright orange tips to the upper sides of its wings, the male Orange-tip butterfly is one of the easiest butterflies to identify.

A male Orange-tip butterfly.They are often found near streams, rivers and damp places where the plants upon which its caterpillars feed grow.

They are on the wing from early to mid April until mid to late June each year.

For more information about the Orange-tip, visit our Orange-tip butterfly page.

Other online resources
BC Species Data - Orange-tip
UK BM Scheme - Orange-tip
UK Butterflies - Orange-tip
British Butterflies - Orange-tip