Albino form Meadow Brown resting on the ground with wings closed

Meadow Brown, Albino form. Photo: Rose Ouston

Rose found this unusual Albino Meadow Brown at Badbury rings in July 2017.

Meadow Browns are one of the most common UK butterflies, flying over a long period  from early May to late October, in grassy, flowery places in a wide range of habitats, in dry or damp conditions. Caterpillar foodplants : a wide variety of grasses.


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