Clouded Yellow butterfly

Clouded Yellow butterfly

Observation - Clouded Yellow butterfly - UK and Ireland. Description: Fast flying and easily spooked (so hard to photograph) yellow butterfly. This individual was quite light, with mainly pale yellow and grey upper wing surfaces visible during flight. Pale or Berger's Clouded Yellow probably can't be ruled out 100%, but the

Fast flying and easily spooked (so hard to photograph) yellow butterfly. This individual was quite light, with mainly pale yellow and grey upper wing surfaces visible during flight. Pale or Berger's Clouded Yellow probably can't be ruled out 100%, but the helice colour form of the Clouded Yellow seems a reasonable explanation. (I saw a more typical bright mustard yellow individual in Bletchley on Sunday, but botched the photos.)