|The Peacock is a dark reddish brown with black and yellow markings with a large lilac blue eye-like spot on each wing. The underside is mostly black. Both the male and the female look alike.|
|Peacock (Inachis io)|
|Where to sight species|
This butterfly is usually found where there is a good supply of flowers. A frequent visitor to the parks and gardens.
Brighstone, Limerstone, Nettlecombe, Ventnor.
|Early to Mid-Spring and Mid-Summer to Early Autumn.|