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Butterflies: Whites and Sulphurs

Pink-edged Sulphur Duo, color

Cabbage White 1, color

Cabbage White 2, color

Butterflies: Whites and Sulphurs

I spent an afternoon earlier this week wandering around the margins of Centennial Lake in Columbia. The day was hot and humid, with just a hint of a breeze every now and then, but the insects obviously loved it, as there were thousands feasting on the nectar and pollen of the plants on the lake’s banks. Here are a few images from my trek. These three butterflies are in the group referred to as Whites and Sulphurs ( I may have misidentified them, so feel free to offer corrections, if you wish.

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