Butterfly Species - Brown Butterflies

There are 8 species from this group found in Ireland. They include the very common Meadow Brown , Ringlet and Speckled Wood butterflies. Less common are the Wall Brown and Small Heath. The remaining three are quite uncommon : Grayling , Gatekeeper and Large Heath. Click on the species name for full details.

Brown Butterflies

Photo of Speckled Wood - Brown species