Painted Lady on bramble flowers

Painted Lady. Photo: Roger Peart

Brown butterfly with orange eyespots

Meadow Brown. photo: Roger Peart

Roger saw the Painted Lady and the rather worn Meadow Brown on 25/06/19 at Longham Lakes.

It’s good to see the Meadow Brown with open wings as they are a species that so often nectar or rest with wings closed. This is a male as the female shows orange patches around and below the eyepots.

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