We had two glorious days of sunshine and suddenly the butterflies were out in decent numbers.
Orange Tip males emerge before the females and set up territories along hedgerows and sunny banks. I'm always surprised by just how bright those wingtips are.
The underside is a mosaic of black and yellow scales that resemble moss or lichen. Good camouflage:
And here's the underside of a Green-veined White that also emerged on the same day: