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Photography => Wildlife => Topic started by: Janet Tubb on June 24, 2012, 09:10:20 pm

Title: What skipper is this ?
Post by: Janet Tubb on June 24, 2012, 09:10:20 pm
Is it the Silver-spotted ?

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7250/7436601926_be69ce51db.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/61658184@N08/7436601926/)
P1040088 skipper id (http://www.flickr.com/photos/61658184@N08/7436601926/) by Janet Tubb (http://www.flickr.com/people/61658184@N08/), on Flickr
Title: Re: What skipper is this ?
Post by: Brian Bailey on June 24, 2012, 11:54:25 pm
It appears to be a moth.  I'm not sure of the species.  

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Title: Re: What skipper is this ?
Post by: Janet Tubb on June 25, 2012, 02:30:45 am
There were many of them jumping around in the grass at 9:30am and still doing it at noon. Would moths be that active during the day ? I'll try to get a photo of the top of their wings in the morning.