Nationally Notable Class B. Suspected immigrant and episodic resident. Occurs sparingly at light within ten miles of the coast, although it is sometimes common on shingle beaches. Very irregular in appearance. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to the second week of August. Larvae feed in the shoots of birds-foot trefoil. (Pratt, 2011).
Rye Harbour SWT Reserve, 12 ix 2016 Photo: Chris Bentley
Findon Valley, 23 viii 2016 Photo: Mike Snelling
Etchingham, 05 vii 2017 Photo: Caroline Moore
Henfield, 28 vii 2017 Photo: Charles Waters
Steyning, 04 vii 2018 Photo: Olly Ellis
Etchingham, 09 vii 2018 Photo: Caroline Moore
Wisborough Green, 07 vii 2018 Photo: Dave and Pen Green