Small flying insect

Small flying insect

Observation - Small flying insect - UK and Ireland. Description: Small flying insect, unsure as to whether it belongs to the moth or butterfly family.

Small flying insect, unsure as to whether it belongs to the moth or butterfly family. Was found in long grassland that was still slightly damp from the morning dew. A few dog walkers and lots of other wildlife around. Full sun, with partial shade provided by the long stems of the surrounding grass.