British butterflies counted


This 2015 video is called From caterpillar to peacock butterfly.

From Wildlife Extra:

World’s biggest ever butterfly count reveals Britain’s top ten

August 2010. The main results of the UK’s first ever big butterfly count, based on a staggering 187,000 individual sightings, have revealed good news for small tortoiseshell and gatekeeper butterflies.

Zebra Ringlet: Little brown butterfly forgotten for a 100 years is a new species: here.

Sightings are still coming in, but the main results of the big butterfly count are already clear. From 24 July – 1 August 2010, the top ten most common species were the Small White, Large White, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Common Blue, Peacock, Green-veined White, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell and the Ringlet.

Black-and-White Butterflies Show Their True Colors: here.

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