This butterfly is dark brown with one eye-spot on each forewing. The female is marked with orange-brown. The underside is a light brown with a paler band towards the edge.


Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)

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Top side of Male

Where to sight species

Meadows, open woodland, forest edges, gardens.


Alverstone, Cranmore, Nettlecombe


© Zoe Hughes
Sighting Times
Late Spring to Late Summer.


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