Description
The Small Heath is a light orangey brown with brown edges and a black spot on each forewing. The underside is a pale brownish-grey with a short white band and a spot on each forewing. The female is larger than the male.

 

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)

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Where to sight species
Can be found at meadows, heaths, rough grassy areas.

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Brook Down.

 

© Jim Reed
Sighting Times
Mid Summer to Early Autumn.

 

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