A brown Eurasian butterfly with cream or orange markings, favoring light woodland habitats.
- Pararge aegeria, subfamily Satyrinae, family Nymphalidae.
- The area is also home to an array of butterflies such as the peacock and speckled wood and a number of species of dragonflies.
- There's hundreds of speckled woods all over the place particularly Hills and Holes, Barnack and many other sites.
- Unlike any other British butterfly, speckled woods are able to hibernate as either a caterpillar or chrysalis.
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Syllabification: speck·led wood
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