Fruits of the season
Today's weather was fine, sunny and pleasantly warm – certainly an easier temperature than last week's unseasonable heat. The number of butterflies has approximately halved since last Tuesday's transect. The most numerous species were the Meadow Browns, Common Blues and Brown Arguses.
57 Meadow Brown
20 Common Blue
13 Brown Argus
6 Small Heath
6 Small White
5 Chalkhill Blue
1 Large White
1 Green-veined White
Total: 112 butterflies across 9 species.
Click on butterfly names for more info.
Survey on 2-9-19 by Brian G and Andy K, submitted to Butterfly Conservation (UKBMS).
Info by Brian G.
Here you'll find details and pictures from the team carrying out our regular butterfly surveys (known as transects) over 26 weeks during Spring and Summer.