Maniola jurtina

Meadow Brown - Flies from June to October. Shown here are females. The male is much darker on the wings and the orange patches around the wing spots are less prominent. These photographs taken at Castle Archdale Co. Fermanagh and Praia de Rocha in Portugal.

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