One of the first colourful species to grace us with its presence in April.
The Orange Tip Butterfly.
I found this male flying along a path next to a river.
It occasionally pitched on one of its favourite locations, the flower of a Lady's Smock (Cuckoo flower).
Always a good strategy when photographing the Orange Tip, locate Cuckoo flowers along a path or woodland ride and wait for the butterfly to pitch on them as it invariably will.