COURTING WOODWHITES

COURTING WOODWHITES

Observation - COURTING WOODWHITES. Description: Two woodwhite butterflies that alighted near me the righthand one began to flick its probocis over and back across the others head, this lasted 6-7 minutes before I had to leave,is this some courtship ritual ?

Two woodwhite butterflies that alighted near me the righthand one began to flick its probocis over and back across the others head, this lasted 6-7 minutes before I had to leave,is this some courtship ritual ?