Three white butterflies, two male and one female feeding on the clover and a yellow flowered Brassica weed
4 Individuals spotted, three flying and 1 briefly stopped on a species of Taraxacum. Hilly terrain less than 100m from grazing land. Near a property containing a vegetable garden likely to have a number of Brassica plant species.
2 flying Individuals spotted. Steep terrain less than 100m from grazing land. Near a property containing a vegetable garden likely to have a number of Brassica plant species.
Abundant. Photos of a female (2 spots per fore-wing) and a male (1 spot)
Butterfly (skipper ?) feeding
Female Cabbage White
The Small White (Pieris rapae) is a small- to medium-sized butterfly species of the Yellows-and-Whites family Pieridae. It is also known as the Small Cabbage White and in New Zealand, simply as White Butterfly. The names "Cabbage Butterfly" and "Cabbage White" can also refer to the Large White.