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Tag Archives: Pieris rapae
09.04.2022 Silent Sunday-Cabbage White on New England Aster
Posted in Abstract, Butterflies, Closeup Photography, Insects, Lepidoptera, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts Tagged Cabbage White, lepidoptera, Massachusetts, New England, New England Aster, Papilionoidea, Pieridae, Pieris rapae, Symphyotrichum novae-angliae, western massachusetts 17 Comments
07.05.2022 “I’m available”
Cabbage White butterflies-Pieris rapae are mostly in constant motion. But they do alight on flowers at times and as I was checking out our milkweed in the front yard I noticed this female land on one of our geraniums. As … Continue reading
04.16.2022 Smiling on Saturday
That’s me having spotted and photographed my first butterfly of 2022. Cabbage White-Pieris rapae on some of our iris foliage. These usually are pretty active but it’s chilly today so that got this one sitting and saving its energy to … Continue reading
08.29.2021 Silent Sunday
Cabbage White-Pieris rapae
08.10.2021 Tuesday Twosome PG-13
I came upon these two doing their best to assure that there will be more Cabbage White butterflies-Pieris rapae next year. I guess eye contact isn’t that big a deal in the insect world.
Posted in Amherst, Butterflies, Closeup Photography, Insect Behavior, Lepidoptera, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts Tagged Amherst, butterflies mating, Butterfly, Cabbage White, Cabbage Whites mating, insect, lepidoptera, Massachusetts, New England, Papilionoidea, Pieris rapae, western massachusetts 8 Comments
07.19.21 Macro Monday…another little piece of Nature
Cabbage White- Pieris rapae on a garden geranium. These are quite active and just when you think you are homed in on one it flies. Fortunately this one was hungry.