The Speckled wood

The speckled wood butterfly is a common species and is found in woodlands and gardens. It likes dappled shade.

Speckled wood
It is a species which is increasing its range as a result of climate change

Speckled wood 2
It can over winter as a caterpillar or a chrysalis and as a result can have three overlapping broods which are on the wing between March and October

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