Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers

Male and female Gatekeeper

July is a good month to see lovely Gatekeepers (aka Hedge Browns).

They can be seen around shrub and on grassland and it is one of the butterflies where it is possible to separate the male and female, as the male has a prominent scent gland on the forewing.

Male Gatekeeper

Male Gatekeeper

Female Gatekeeper

Female Gatekeeper

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