Wildlife to watch in September
As the name suggests, the Speckled wood butterfly occurs in woodlands with partial sunlight, appearing to "dance in the air" high in the tree tops and often stopping to rest in a sunny spot.
The adults feed on honeydew and the caterpillars on grasses, including Cocksfoot and False-brome. With a lack of bright colours, this more camouflaged butterfly can be identified by the cream-bordered rings on its wings.
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