Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas), Heights of Abraham, Derbyshire

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas), Heights of Abraham, Derbyshire

Observation - Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas), Heights of Abraham, Derbyshire - UK and Ireland. Description: We haven’t seen this species for a number of years now so an absolute delight to see during a recent

We haven’t seen this species for a number of years now so an absolute delight to see during a recent tour of the Heights of Abraham hilltop park. Single individual observed nectaring on Hemp Agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum). This is a tiny butterfly with unmistakable copper patterned forewings and darker hindwings with “orange crowned fringe. #Stunning