Butterfly populations are a very good indicator of the health of an area's ecosystem !!
Milbert’s Tortoiseshell is a swift-flying butterfly that prefers woodland edges and along streams and roadsides.
This butterfly is on the wing from April to October, with possibly three overlapping generations.
A quick, active species, it flits rapidly about its territory.
It regularly alights on the ground or on a rock or tree with its wings spread flat.
It feeds mostly on sap, rotting fruit, and animal dung, but is also seen nectaring on flowers