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Saturday, 16 July 2016
The Big Butterfly Count >>> join in 15th July - 7th August
The big count is upon us again:
spare 15 minutes to help save butterflies? Join Sir David Attenborough and take
part in the Big Butterfly Count. This year’s slow spring and a soggy start to
the summer could pose a risk to our common species. We are hoping that the
warmer weather forecast this weekend could entice the Red Admirals and Peacocks
to put in an
What Is The Big Butterfly
The Big Butterfly Count
is the largest insect survey in the world. We need your butterfly sightings to find out
how different species are faring
across the UK. This helps us target
our work to protect the butterflies and moths struggling to survive in our ever-changing environment.
How Can I Join
a chart or download the free app to your phone or tablet. Find a sunny
spot outdoors and get butterfly spotting! With the app you can identify and log
your sightings while you are out and about. If you use the chart to record your
butterfly sightings, don't forget to log on to the Big Butterfly Count
website to tell us what you've seen.
word! The more we learn about butterflies the better we can protect them.
the the Big Butterfly Count
website for lots of ideas of ways you can get your friends and family
involved. You can do as many counts as you like - please submit as many
sightings as you can between now and 15
are running more than 100 events across the UK during the Big Butterfly Count.
Find out what's on near you. Get acquainted with the butterflies in your area
and the beautiful places where they live.