Skipper Night on Wilden Marsh

It’s skipper night on the marsh; they are everywhere!

Essex skippers have a wingspan of 2.5 to 2.9 cm and they lay their eggs in strings on the stems of grasses where they remain over the winter.

Skipper

Essex skipper

4 Comments on “Skipper Night on Wilden Marsh

  1. My favourite butterflies. Saw lots of Large, Small an Essex some Lulworth and a grizzled (my first ever!) Whilst on hoiday. Will upload pics soon. Great pic

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