Small Copper butterfly

Small Copper butterfly

Observation - Small Copper butterfly - UK and Ireland. Description: Very small butterfly with bright copper-coloured forewings. Not much larger than the small blue butterflies that were in the same location, so I would say approximately 20 - 25 mm. Swift moving and rather flighty, hence not very good photos. This is the f

Very small butterfly with bright copper-coloured forewings. Not much larger than the small blue butterflies that were in the same location, so I would say approximately 20 - 25 mm. Swift moving and rather flighty, hence not very good photos. This is the first time I've seen them here.