Meadow Brown


Maniola jurtina – This is how you tend to find this butterfly – feeding on nectar-rich flora with its wings closed displaying its underwing colours and patterns. Double-click image to get closer.


Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina

Copyright: Peter Hillman
Camera used: Nikon D7200
Date taken: 16th July 2019
Place: Local field, Staffordshire


13 thoughts on “Meadow Brown

    1. Thank you, Steve šŸ™‚ These are one of the commonest, if not the commonest of the browns here, and they always appear to do well despite what we throw at them.

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    1. Thank you very much, Jane šŸ™‚ Although this is one of the less brighter of the butterflies, the brightness of the thistle helps with the balance of colours šŸ™‚

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