Last year, I started to learn about butterflies while the Big Butterfly Count was happening. This year I was ready, and so we took part all the way through.

I’ve just been through my submissions, and I think we saw 162 butterflies across 12 different species.

Type Count
Meadow Brown 54
Small white 52
Gatekeeper 16
Large white 11
Comma 6
Red Admiral 6
Marbled white 5
Ringlet 5
Speckled Wood 4
Brimstone 1
Holly Blue 1
Peacock 1