I haven't yet heard of any Clouded Yellows
in North Wales, even though they have been widespread farther south.
p Angela Baker counted ten clouded yellows
at the north end of Southport's marine lake last month.
are usually frequent in late summer.
One butterfly I will be looking out for here earlier than usual is the Clouded Yellow
. This species has a wingspan of around 5cm and the male is largely orange yellow with broad dark borders to the wings and a prominent black spot on each forewing (the female African Migrant is similarly orange yellow but lacks the dark borders).