Butterflies

Mountain Marsh Runners aka Broad-billed Sandpipers have started passing through South East Norway the last couple of days. There are only a handful of sites with annual records of this scarce species and one of them is Årnestangen. So, I set off on the long walk with high hopes this morning. My hopes gradually became […]

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Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines)

The Orange Tip (Anthocharis cardamines) is a butterfly in the Pieridae family. So named because of the male’s bright orange tips to his forewings. So named because of the male’s bright orange tips to his forewings. The males are a common sight in spring flying along hedgerows and damp meadows in search of the more […]

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