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Dingy Skipper

The small dingy skipper requires sites with a warm microclimate, short vegetation and shallow soils. Many colonies exist on semi-natural habitats, principally unimproved dry grassland and limestone. However, populatoins also exist in semi-natural environments including abandoned quarries and pits, woodland clearings and so on.

The overall prospects for the main semi-natural habitats are poort and many of the occupied sites are considered to be marginally suitable and at risk, so further population reduction in the future is considered likely.

Image (c) by Sharp Photography, used under Creative Commons License BY-SA 4.0.