Ochlodes sylvanus - Large Skipper

Ochlodes-sylvanus-large-skipper | PTKbutterflies
Ochlodes-sylvanus-large-skipper | PTKbutterflies

Much larger than the last three species, it is very common in Europe and can be easily seen on any country walk. Note the chequering on the wings, and the thick sex brand on the male, above.

It would be easy to overlook this species and not take many butterfly photographs.