Butterfly Conservation - saving butterflies, moths and our environment
Butterfly Conservation
Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch
Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Nymphalidae - Satyrinae family
(Browns)

All the pictures of British 'Browns' that have been shown on the original sightings page

Links to species on this page . . .
Wall (Lasiommata megera)
Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)
Large Heath (Coenonympha tullia)
Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)
Small Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron)
Scotch Argus (Erebia aethiops)
Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)
Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)
Gatekeeper (Pyronia tithonus)
Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)
Grayling (Hipparchia semele)
Photo Library Index



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.002 BF1615 - Wall

Lasiommata megera

Once resident - now extinct

Wall 2005 - Liz Goodyear

Wall 2005 - Lee Browne

Wall - John Stevens

Norfolk
© photo: Liz Goodyear
Dorset
© photo: Lee Browne
Somerset
© photo: John Stevens

Wall 2001 - Nick Sampford

Wall 2005 - Liz Goodyear

Wall 2005 - Liz Goodyear

Dorset
© photo: Nick Sampford
Norfolk
© photo: Liz Goodyear
Norfolk
© photo: Liz Goodyear

Wall Brown 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Wall - John Stevens


© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Somerset
© photo: John Stevens



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.003 BF1614 - Speckled Wood

Pararge aegeria

Resident

Speckled Wood 2011 - Dave Miller

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Speckled Wood 2010 - Lee Browne

Speckled Wood 2010 - Lee Browne

Speckled Wood 2010 - Dave Miller

St. Nicks Church Yard, Stevenage
© photo: Lee Browne
St. Nicks Church Yard, Stevenage
© photo: Lee Browne
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Speckled Wood 2010 - Brian Knight

Speckled Wood 2010 - Dave Miller

Speckled Wood  2010 - Dave Miller

St Albans
© photo: Brian Knight
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
gorging on blackberries
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Speckled Wood 2009 - Sezar Hikmet

Speckled Wood 2009 - Sezar Hikmet

Speckled Wood 2009 - Dave Miller

Denham Quarry
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Denham Quarry
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Harmondsworth Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Speckled Wood 2009 - Sezar Hikmet

Speckled Wood 2009 - Sezar Hikmet

Speckled Wood 2010 - Lee Hurrell

Park Wood, Ruislip
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Park Wood, Ruislip
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Greenford
© photo: Lee Hurrell

Speckled Wood 2008 - Mike Rubin

Speckled Wood 2008 - Mike Rubin

Speckled Wood 2008 -  Helen George

Grove Farm
© photo: Mike Rubin
Grove Farm
© photo: Mike Rubin
Dorset
© photo: Helen George

Speckled Wood 2007 - Robin Pearson

Speckled Wood 2007 - Andrew Wood

Speckled Wood 2007 - Simon Rasch

Harpenden
© photo: Robin Pearson
March 2007
Ware
© photo: Andrew Wood

© photo: Simon Rasch

Speckled Wood 2005 - Lee Browne

Speckled Wood 2002 - Frank Johnson

Speckled Wood 2005 - Liz Goodyear


© photo: Lee Browne

© photo: Frank Johnson

© photo: Liz Goodyear

Speckled Wood 2001 - Nick Sampford

Speckled Wood 2003 - Nick Sampford

Speckled Wood 2004 - Douglas Penn


© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Douglas Penn

Speckled Wood 2004 - Lee Browne

Speckled Wood 2004 - Archie Lang

Speckled Wood 2005 - David Gompertz


© photo: Lee Browne

© photo: Archie Lang

© photo: David Gompertz

Speckled Wood 2003 - Nick Sampford

Speckled Wood 2001 - Linda Chandler

Speckled Wood 2007 - Steve Lane


© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Linda Chandler
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane


Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.004 BF1628 - Large Heath

Coenonympha tullia

Non-Resident

Large Heath 2006 - Trevor Chapman

Large Heath 2002 - Angela Sampford

Large Heath 2006 - Ian Hardy

Lincolnshire
© photo: Trevor Chapman

© photo: Angela Sampford
Cumbria
© photo: Ian Hardy

Large Heath 2002 - Nick Sampford

Large Heath 2005 - Nick Sampford

Large Heath 2002 - Nick Sampford


© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Nick Sampford


Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.005 BF1627 - Small Heath

Coenonympha pamphilus

Resident

Small Heath 2011 - Dave Miller

Small Heath 2010 - Dave Miller

Small Heath  2010 - Dave Miller

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Small Heath 2009 - Elizabeth Debenham

Small Heath 2010 - Dave Miller

Small Heath  2010 - Dave Miller

Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Elizabeth Debenham
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller

Small Heath 2006 - Ian Hardy

Small Heath 2006 - Trevor Chapman

Small Heath 2007 - Alan Reynolds


© photo: Ian Hardy
Buckinghamshire
© photo: Trevor Chapman
King's Mead, Ware
© photo: Alan Reynolds

Small Heath 2003 - Trevor Chapman

Small Heath 2004 - Nick Sampford

Small Heath 2005 - Andrew Palmer


© photo: Trevor Chapman

© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Andrew Palmer

Small Heath 2005 - Malcolm Hull

Small Heath 2005 - Steve Lane

Small Heath 2005 - Andrew Wood


© photo: Malcolm Hull

© photo: Steve Lane

© photo: Andrew Wood

Small Heath 2007 - Martin Parr

Small Heath 2003 - Nick Sampford

Small Heath 2009 - Robin Pearsont

Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Martin Parr

© photo: Nick Sampford
Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Robin Pearson



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.007 BF1617 - Small Mountain Ringlet

Erebia epiphron

Non-Resident

Mountain Ringlet 2005 - Nick Sampford


© photo: Nick Sampford





Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.008 BF1618 - Scotch Argus

Erebia aethiops

Non-Resident

Scotch Argus 2001 - Nick Sampford

Scotch Argus 2005 - Nick Sampford

Scotch Argus 2001 - Nick Sampford

Cumbria
© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Nick Sampford
Cunbria
© photo: Nick Sampford

Scotch Argus 2006 - Ian Hardy

Scotch Argus 2005 - Nick Sampford


© photo: Ian Hardy

© photo: Nick Sampford



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.009 BF1629 - Ringlet

Aphantopus hyperantus

Resident

Ringlet 2010 - Brian Knight

Ringlet 2010 - Gwynneth Pearman-Jenkins

Jersey Farm, St Albans
© photo: Brian Knight
with indistinct markings
Sherrardspark Wood
© photo: Gwynneth Pearman-Jenkins

Ringlet 2007 - Dave Mackenzie

Ringlet 2008 - Robin Pearson

Ringlet 2009 - Steve Pash

Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Dave Mackenzie
Wheathampstead LNR
© photo: Robin Pearson
Woodoaks Farm, Maple Cross
© photo: Steve Pash

Ringlet 2007 - Dave Mackenzie

Ringlet 2006 - Simon Crockford

Ringlet 2006 - Steve Lane

Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Dave Mackenzie
Ickleford
© photo: Simon Crockford
The Commons, Welwyn Garden City
© photo: Steve Lane

Ringlet 2002 - Andrew Wood

Ringlet 2002 - Nick Sampford

Ringlet 2005 - Liz Goodyear

Mating pair
© photo: Andrew Wood
Mating pair
© photo: Nick Sampford
Mating pair
© photo: Liz Goodyear

Ringlet 2004 - Sandra Standbridge

Ringlet 2005 - Colin Sturges

Ringlet 2005 - Rachel Goodyear


© photo: Sandra Standbridge

© photo: Colin Sturges

© photo: Rachel Goodyear

Ringlet 2005 - Sandra Standbridge

Ringlet 2001 - Nick Sampford

Ringlet 2005 - Malcolm Hull


© photo: Sandra Standbridge

© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Malcolm Hull


Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.010 BF1626 - Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina

Resident

Meadow Brown 2007 - Sezar Hikmet

Meadow Brown 2007 - Sandra Standbridge

Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Dave Mackenzie
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane

Meadow Brown 2007 - Sezar Hikmet

Meadow Brown 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Meadow Brown 2006 - Simon Crockford

Ruislip Lido
© photo: Sezar Hikmet
Cornmill Meadow
© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Ickleford
© photo: Simon Crockford

Meadow Brown 2001 - Nick Sampford

Meadow Brown 2002 - Frank Johnson

Meadow Brown 2002 - Liz Goodyear

Mating pair
© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Frank Johnson

© photo: Liz Goodyear

Meadow Brown 2002 - Nick Sampford

Meadow Brown 2003 - Clive Burrows

Meadow Brown 2004 - Nick Sampford


© photo: Nick Sampford
Mating pair
© photo: Clive Burrows

© photo: Nick Sampford

Meadow Brown 2005 - Steve Lane

Meadow Brown 2005 - Steve Lane

Meadow Brown 2005 - Sandra Standbridge


© photo: Steve Lane

© photo: Steve Lane

© photo: Sandra Standbridge


Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.011 BF1625 - Gatekeeper

Pyronia tithonus

Resident

Gatekeeper 2010 - Dave Miller

Gatekeeper 2010 - Alessandro Giusti

Stanwell Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Greenford garden
© photo: Alessandro Giusti

Gatekeeper 2006 - Steve Lane

Gatekeepers 2008 - David Gompertz

Gatekeeper 2008 - Robin Pearson
The Commons, Welwyn Garden City
© photo: Steve Lane
Fir & Pond Wood
© photo: David Gompertz
Wheathampstead LNR
© photo: Robin Pearson

Gatekeeper 2001 - Nick Sampford

Gatekeeper 2002 - Andrew Wood

Gatekeeper 2004 - Lee Browne


© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Andrew Wood

© photo: Lee Browne

Gatekeeper 2005 - Colin Sturges

Gatekeeper 2005 - Steve Lane

Gatekeeper 2005 - Steve Lane


© photo: Colin Sturges

© photo: Steve Lane

© photo: Steve Lane

Gatekeeper 2008 - Helen George

Gatekeeper 2005 - Lee Browne

Gatekeeper 2009 - Dave Miller

Hayes garden
© photo: Helen George

© photo: Lee Browne
River Colne to Jnct 4 M25 walk
© photo: Dave Miller



Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.012 BF1620 - Marbled White

Melanargia galathea

Resident

Marbled White 2010 - Paul Underwood

Ladywell Cemetery
© photo: Paul Underwood

Marbled White 2010 - Dave Miller

Marbled White 2010 - Dave Miller

Marbled White 2010 - Brian Knight

Harmondsworth Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Harmondsworth Moor
© photo: Dave Miller
Jersey Farm, St Albans
© photo: Brian Knight

Marbled White 2009 - Robin Pearson

Marbled White 2009 - Bob Clift

Marbled White 2010 - Alan Gardiner

Hexton Chalkpit
© photo: Robin Pearson
Bishops Stortford transect
© photo: Bob Clift
How Wood area, St Albans
© photo: Alan Gardiner

Marbled White 2008 - Jack Harrison

Marbled White 2008 -  Helen George

Marbled White 2009 -  Steve Pash

Therfield Heath
© photo: Jack Harrison
Dorset
© photo: Helen George
Woodoaks Farm, Maple Cross
© photo: Steve Pash

Marbled White 2008 - Jack Harrison

Marbled White 2008 - Robin Pearson

Marbled White 2008 - Robin Pearson

Therfield Heath
© photo: Jack Harrison
Wheathampstead LNR
© photo: Robin Pearson
Wheathampstead LNR
© photo: Robin Pearson

Marbled White 2008 - Jonathan Forgham

Marbled White 2008 - Jonathan Forgham

Marbled White 2008 - Bob Clift

Westland Green
© photo: Jonathan Forgham
Westland Green
© photo: Jonathan Forgham
Bishops Stortford
© photo: Bob Clift

Marbled White 2007 - Gavin Vicary

Marbled White 2007 - Gavin Vicary

Marbled White 2007 - Jack Harrison

Hexton CP
© photo: Gavin Vicary
Hexton CP
© photo: Gavin Vicary
Therfield Heath
© photo: Jack Harrison

Marbled White 2007 - Dave Mackenzie

Marbled White 2007 - Steve Lane

Marbled White 2007 - Paula Greenaway

Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Dave Mackenzie
Stevenage
© photo: Steve Lane
Hemel Hempstead
© photo: Paula Greenaway

Marbled White 2006 - Simon Crockford

Marbled White 2006 - Simon Crockford

Marbled White 2006 - Vall Fullforth

Ickleford
© photo: Simon Crockford
Ickleford
© photo: Simon Crockford
Pirton
© photo: Val Fullforth

Marbled White 2003 - Allen Beechey

Marbled White 2006 - Geoff Horn

Marbled White 2003 - Allen Beechey

Aston Rag Pits, Bucks
© photo: Allen Beechey
Aldwickbury Park Golf Club irrigation lake
© photo: Geoff Horn
Mating pair
Tring Park
© photo: Allen Beechey

Marbled White 2001 - Nick Sampford

Marbled White 2002 - Keith Mitchell

Marbled White 2004 - Nick Sampford


© photo: Nick Sampford
Stevenage
© photo: Keith Mitchell

© photo: Nick Sampford

Marbled White 2004 - Trevor Chapman

Marbled White 2005 - Malcolm Hull

Marbled White 2004 - Lee Browne

Wheathampstead LNR
© photo: Trevor Chapman
Bricket Wood
© photo: Malcolm Hull

© photo: Lee Browne

Marbled White 2004 - Archie Lang

Marbled White 2004 - Archie Lang

Marbled White 2004 - Steven Penn


© photo: Archie Lang

© photo: Archie Lang

© photo: Steven Penn


Species Name

Scientific Name

Branch Status

59.013 BF1621- Grayling

Hipparchia semele

Once restricted resident - now extinct

Grayling 2001 - Nick Sampford

Grayling 2004 - Lee Browne

Grayling 2005 - Rachel Goodyear

Cumbria
© photo: Nick Sampford

© photo: Lee Browne
Norfolk coast (note damaged wing)
© photo: Rachel Goodyear

Grayling 2005 - Rachel Goodyear

Grayling 2006 - Liz Goodyear

Grayling 2006 - Liz Goodyear

Norfolk coast
© photo: Rachel Goodyear
Norfolk coast
© photo: Liz Goodyear
Norfolk coast
© photo: Liz Goodyear



Wall (Lasiommata megera)
Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria)
Large Heath (Coenonympha tullia)
Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus)
Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron)
Scotch Argus (Erebia aethiops)
Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)
Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina)
Gatekeeper (Pyronia tithonus)
Marbled White (Melanargia galathea)
Grayling (Hipparchia semele)
Photo Library Index
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