Saturday, July 10, 2010

Meadow Walk

Pink-edged Sulphur 
(Colias interior)


This is a Boreal Zone species that also occurs in the U.S. in the west to Oregon and in the east from New England south in the Appalachians to Virginia. It is widespread in all provinces of Canada and into southern Northwest Territories at Fort Smith and Little Buffalo River.




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13 comments:

cat said...

What a fantastic looking butterfly!

eileeninmd said...

It is a beautiful butterfly and a great capture. It is nice to know its range in the US.
Thanks for visiting my blog. Have a great weekend.

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Great shot.

Darryl and Ruth : )

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous butterfly!

Hope you can drop by to see my Camera Critters, have a happy weekend.

Roy said...

Its a lovely shot Karen and just like our Clouded Yellow.

Nikki-ann said...

A beautiful butterfly with such a vibrant colour :)

ramblingwoods.com said...

I think I've seen something similar, but didn't get a close enough look. Now I will try to see if I can see one..great nature lesson...

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Karen: Very cute capture of this special butterfly.

Poetic Shutterbug said...

such a soft and pretty pastel color. What a great capture.

Monts said...

Hi Karen
Just caught up with your last few postsand the super images, I really enjoyed the walk around Black Point that was really interesting.

Rinkly Rimes said...

The pink edges to the yellow wings are a surprise. Nature can mix any colours.

EG Wow said...

I have been trying to capture sulphurs all summer long. They NEVER keep still long enough. Kudos to you!

Denise said...

A very pretty butterfly. The yellow makes a nice contrast on the grass.
An English Girl Rambles