Description
The small skipper has orangey brown wings but can be mistaken as it does look similar to the Essex Skipper. The antennae on the small skipper are pale orangey yellow.

 

Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris)

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Where to sight species

Open grassland and meadows.

Blackgang, Brading.

 

© Zoe Hughes
Sighting Times
Summer.

 

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