This Meadow Brown Butterfly was enjoying drinking nectar from these Hibiscus flowers, whilst I was taking my Big Butterfly Count for Butterfly Conservation on the 2nd August 2023. Meadow Brown Butterfly Caterpillar food plants include a wide range of grasses including Bents (Agrostis), Fescues (Festuca), Meadow grasses (Poa), Cock’s- Foot (Dactylis glomerata), Downy Oat-grass (Helictotrichon pubescens), and False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum).

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