View of a Small Copper showiung uper Fore and hind-wings resting on grass

Small Copper. Photo: Andy Martin

View of a Small Copper with closed wings resting on a fingertip

Small Copper. Photo: Andy Martin

Andy found this Small Copper at Ulwell on 16/11/17.

This is another very late sighting and it was a very accommodating butterfly, resting on Andy’s fingertip for a photograph.

Andy says it was very sunny that day, and he also saw four very active Clouded Yellows at the same site.

We have had some very cold nights and frosty mornings, so it is amazing that butterflies are still on the wing. Which species will be  the last to be recorded this year?

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