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Large Skipper

Ochlodes sylvanus

Description:

Upperwings orange with brown margins with a few pale orange spots

Habitat:

Sefton Coast; among established dunes.

Notes:

Probably a Male Large Skipper as they are most often found perching in a prominent, sunny position, usually on a large leaf at a boundary between taller and shorter vegetation, awaiting passing females.

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice one!

acl.jdalziel
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acl.jdalziel

Sefton, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 13, 2014
Submitted on Jun 13, 2014

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