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Day Flying Moth or Skipper?
Observed: 4th October 2012 By: sgwarnog
Added: 4th October 2012
It's perhaps a little optimistic of me to hope that anyone might be able to identify this based on such a partial view, but this was the best I could secure. In flight this had the whirring wings that made me think it was a moth, but then it settled and basked in the sun. It was about the same size as a large skipper, and I thought there might be a faint chance this was a late Dingy Skipper. What you can see is the right wing and the abdomen, with the head buried to bottom left.