Male Gatekeeper (a.k.a. Hedge Brown) on bramble near the entrance to Walton Hall's flower meadow. Numbers have grown rapidly over the week.
No interactions present.
Another identification feature are the two small white spots within the black spot on the upper wing. The other similar species, the meadow brown has only one white spot, usually.
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Lat/Lng: 52.02283770191, -0.70630609989166
OS grid ref: SP888368
Managed field of grasses and other flowers, surrounded by hedgerows. Contains natural and artifical ponds at the south end.