Meadow Brown

Meadow Browns can be found just about anywhere with medium-long grass from June to September. Meadow Brown Facts: • They are one of the most widespread and probably the commonest butterfly in Britain. • Previous names include Golden Meadow-eye and Brown Meadow-eye • The Meadow Brown's sombre colouring is often associated with the underworld and part of its scientific name - Maniola - means 'little ghost'. • Females have more orange on their wings than males but wing colouration varies greatly in both sexes.
Meadow Brown (closed wing)
Hampstead
Camden
August 28, 2021