Butterfly - Wall
Taken at Barns Ness on 23rd May 2021 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 12th August 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Wall Butterfly

Taken at Barns Ness on 17th May 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Underwing
Taken at Barns Ness on 23rd May 2021 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Butterfly - Wall.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Lasiommata Megera.
Lepidoptera.
Satyridae.
Food:
Habitat:

Wingspan:

Flies/Found:
Feature:
Feeds on any flower. The larva feeds on grasses.
Forest edges and clearings, shrubby areas in ravines and river valleys and sparse woodlands
30 - 65 mm.
April - October.
During hot sunny weather, the males patrol a territory, flying low over the ground, seeking out unmated females. In cool, dull weather, the males bask in sunny spots, flying up to intercept passing females, or to drive off
other males and other butterflies.