Subject: Butterflies
From: Andrew Corrick <>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 1998 14:19:54 +1100
Further to Lawrie's and others observations of Caper White Butterflies....
At home at Whittlesea  (37 29 S 145 05 E)    they have been about in small
numbers for some weeks; however on Sunday 25/10 there where large numbers
moving NE to SW across a strong warm N to NW wind.  At various times on
Sunday we counted between 30 and 150 passing  per minute across the 50
metres of our front lawn.  Some paused to feed on a variety of flowers (
grevillea,  daisies, westringia , thyme and other herbs in the herb garden
).  The movement became less after a cooller light S breeze arrived about
And yes we did check to see that they were going the same direction on the
other side of the house.

Andrew Corrick

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