Maniola jurtina - Meadow Brown

Maniola-jurtina-meadow-brown | PTKbutterflies
Maniola-jurtina-meadow-brown | PTKbutterflies
Maniola-jurtina-meadow-brown | PTKbutterflies

This extremely common European species has been encountered almost everywhere I have been in Europe. It is not the easiest from which to achieve a butterfly  photograph, but does have a subtle beauty which makes trying to do so worthwhile.

Maniola-jurtina-meadow-brown | PTKbutterflies
Maniola-jurtina-meadow-brown | PTKbutterflies