The male is bright yellow and the female is greenish-white with an orange spot in the middle of each wing. The underside is greener than the male.


Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

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Where to sight species

Open woodland and forest edges. Tends to keep on the move, not staying in one place for long.

Ningwood Common.


© Zoe Hughes
Sighting Times
Early Spring to late Summer.


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