Butterfly - Meadow Brown
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Taken at
Hickling Broad on 27th June 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
 

Male
Taken at Barns Ness on 26th August 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
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Female
Taken at
Baron's Haugh on 28th July 2008 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at
Baron's Haugh on 1st July 2009 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Butterfly - Meadow Brown.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Maniola jurtina.
Lepidoptera
.
Nymphalidae.
Food:
Wingspan:
Male:


Female:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Various grasses.
50 mm.
Forewing, orange and buff with a striking
eyespot, hindwing, brown with a paler band
containing small black spots.
More colourful, larger eyespots and larger
orange areas on the upper forewings.
Grassland, woodland rides, field margins, hedgerows.
June - October
.