Papilionidae & Pieridae

Bhutanitis lidderdalei
Bhutan Glory, perhaps the world's most iconic butterfly. Typically seen floating above the canopy but at Eaglenest we found them on the ground taking minerals from the trackside, 27 - 31 August.
a close-up of the dazzling hindwing ocelli and tails
Lamproptera curius
White Dragontail, easily mistaken for a dragonfly in flight, seen here just to the north of Bhalukpong
Lamproptera curius
White Dragontail, Pakke
Lamproptera curius
White Dragontails, Pakke
Graphium cloanthus
Glassy Bluebottles, Ziro
Graphium cloanthus
Glassy Bluebottle, Ziro
Graphium sarpedon
Common Bluebottle, Pakke
Graphium sarpedon
Common Bluebottle, Pakke
Graphium doson
Common Jay (check), Pakke
Graphium doson
Common Jay, Pakke
Graphium chironides
Veined Jay, Ziro
Graphium antiphates
Fivebar Swordtail, Pakke
Papilio helenus
Red Helen, Pakke
Papilio nephelus
Yellow Helen, nectaring in the garden at Bhalukpong Tourism Complex, 25 August
Papilio memnon
Great Mormon, Bhalukpong Tourism Complex
Papilio paris
Paris Peacock, a short way past Sessa towards Bhalukpong, 31 August
Atrophaneura polyeuctes
Common Windmill, Ziro, pleasingly settled and not rapidly vibrating its wings like most of its fellow family members do!
Atrophaneura polyeuctes
Common Windmill, Ziro
Atrophaneura varuna
Common Batwing at the entrance to Pakke Tiger Reserve
Atrophaneura aristolochiae
Common Rose, Bhalukpong Tourism Complex, rapidly vibrating its wings as it fed
Troides helena
Common Birdwing, Bhalukpong Tourism Complex
Troides helena
Common Birdwing, Bhalukpong Tourism Complex, apparently missing its forewings, but simply a fluke shot as it vibrated very rapidly
Eurema andersoni
One-spot Grass Yellow, near Sessa
Eurema blanda
Three-spot Grass Yellow, Jaypore Rainforest
Eurema hecabe
Common Grass Yellow, Jaypore
Gandaca harina
Tree Yellow, Pakke
Dercas verhuelli
Tailed Sulphur, Jaypore Rainforest, Assam, perfectly camouflaged amongst the leaves
Ixias pyrene
Yellow Orange-tip, Pakke
Appias lyncida
Chocolate Albatross, Pakke
Appias indra
Plain Puffin, Ziro
Appias lalage
Spot Puffin, Ziro
Appias lalage
Spot Puffin, Ziro
Pieris napi
Green-veined White, Eaglenest
Pieris canidia
Indian Cabbage White, male, Eaglenest
Pieris canidia
Indian Cabbage White, female, Eaglenest
Pieris canidia
Indian Cabbage White, near Sessa
Cepora nadina
Lesser Gull, Pakke
Delias belladonna
Hill Jezebel, Ziro, a species extremely sensitive to the slightest movement
Delias pasithoe
Red-base Jezebel, Jaypore Rainforest
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