Thymelicus sylvestris   Small Skipper

Thymelicus sylvestris

Small skippers were abundant on this hot and humid afternoon but they have an annoying habit of resting with grass stems obscuring a possible photograph. This one perched for a few seconds only on a dead plantain flower head.

Near Shotton Paper Mill, North Wales 5th July 2009

Added on 17th October 2004, amended on February 5th 2005, updated 27th June 2008, updated 5th July 2009

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