Butterflies & Moths

Red admiral

~ The admiral is one of the best known migratory butterflies. Every year in the spring, this butterfly flies over the Alps to Germany. In autumn it returns to its winter habitats in the south. ~


Dovetail

Schmetterlinge - Schwalbenschwanz

~ The dovetail was voted “Butterfly of the Year 2006” ~

~ This is a protected species in Germany (by the BArtSchV) ~


Black-veined white

~ Due to the black veins, this butterfly is nearly unmistakable ~


Small tortoiseshell


Common brimstone

~ The comon brimstone was voted “Butterfly of the Year 2002” ~