Female Wall butterfly.  Photographed 20 August 2010 in JordanstownThe Wall gets its name from the characteristic behaviour of resting with wings two-thirds open on any bare surface, including bare ground and, of course, walls! For more details see http://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk/species.php?species=megera.

 

 

 

 

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