Get notified whenever new sightings are posted via our Twitter account @NLNatureAlerts

Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice) Links

Previous Sightings by Tclenche

Thumbnail ImageGreat Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) on March 17, 2014
Thumbnail ImageCommon Loon (Gavia immer) on July 15, 2014
Thumbnail ImageAmerican Robin (Turdus migratorius) on March 09, 2014
Thumbnail ImageBald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on January 31, 2014
Thumbnail ImageTom Cods on July 13, 2014
Thumbnail ImageAmerican Black Duck (Anas rubripes) on March 31, 2014
Thumbnail Imagestorm petral on September 27, 2013

Statistics

  • Viewed: 426 times
  • Liked: 1 times

Do you like the sighting?

1 liked it
Contributors » Tclenche » Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice)

Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice) discovered by Tclenche (#4390)

Powered By Subgurim(http://googlemaps.subgurim.net).Google Maps ASP.NET

Sighting Info

Observed: September 3, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Posted on: September 3, 2014 @ 6:55 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
this time i photographed 2 butterflies stuck together lying on the ground, one flew into the air towing the other one which made no attempt to fly.

Sighting's Identification

Help to Identify

Newfoundland Nature

Newfoundland Nature

Comments by Site Members (scroll to post comment)

By Mardon on 9/12/2014 5:05:40 PM

Were they mating?  Looks rather like it.

By Tclenche on 9/13/2014 7:27:41 PM

i first assumed mating, but when one flew away, the other(left one in this photo) was completely passive it just was towed into the air by the active butterfly.  It is hard to know. has anyone else seen this behaviour?

Leave Your Comment

In order to leave a comment, you need to register. It is very fast and easy

Click here to login or register