Pararge aegeria

Speckled Wood - Found throughout Britain and Ireland and slowly starting to gain in numbers in the Scottish regions. It prefers to feed on honeydew from trees rather than flowers. It's habitats include dark shady woodlands. Although likes to sit in a sunny spot to fend off intruding passing insects. Photographs from Drumkeeran Co. Leitrim and Lough Key Co. Roscommon.

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