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small heath butterfly

Small Heath Coenonympha pamphilus

The small heath is a small, light orange butterfly, with one eyespot on each forewing. It is the smallest of our brown butterflies and has a fluttering flight. It favours heathlands as well as other sunny habitats. Image: Matt Berry / Greenwings Wildlife Holidays (Flickr)

Find out more: iNaturalist, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Butterfly Conservation, UK Butterflies