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Garden Butterfly Survey summary results for Year:

This page shows live results from the Garden Butterfly Survey. The first table shows the levels of participation, while the second shows how frequently different species have been seen and the earliest and latest sightings of them from the Garden Butterfly Survey (for the selected year). Species only appear in the results table if there has been at least one sighting in the selected year. If you are logged in then your own GBS results will also appear in the tables below.

See summaries of the results of:

Garden Butterfly Survey 2018

Garden Butterfly Survey 2017

Garden Butterfly Survey 2016

Survey statistics

Total number of gardens:1104
Total number of records:83776

Species statistics

  No. Gardens No. Records Total abundance Earliest sighting Latest sighting
Dingy Skipper 4 4 13 24-May 23-Aug
Grizzled Skipper 6 7 8 22-Apr 28-Aug
Essex Skipper 35 97 335 06-Jun 13-Aug
Small Skipper 204 584 1195 02-May 31-Oct
Lulworth Skipper 2 2 6 22-Jun 29-Jun
Large Skipper 134 500 951 03-Jun 21-Sep
Wood White 4 9 10 20-Apr 27-Aug
Orange-tip 615 3020 4767 11-Mar 05-Oct
Large White 731 8362 16592 02-Jan 31-Oct
Small White 781 12177 27793 02-Jan 31-Oct
Green-veined White 432 2613 4015 05-Mar 31-Oct
Clouded Yellow 26 36 45 24-Feb 19-Sep
Brimstone 600 3321 4243 04-Feb 10-Nov
Wall 52 174 220 29-Mar 19-Oct
Speckled Wood 564 4108 5720 25-Feb 31-Oct
Large Heath 1 1 1 30-Jul 30-Jul
Small Heath 58 193 393 23-Mar 21-Sep
Scotch Argus 2 11 14 06-Aug 08-Sep
Ringlet 341 1369 3007 21-Apr 09-Sep
Meadow Brown 526 3933 13084 17-Apr 31-Oct
Gatekeeper 555 3749 10477 10-Apr 31-Oct
Marbled White 135 374 929 15-May 01-Sep
Grayling 11 13 81 29-Jun 26-Aug
Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 2 3 28-Jul 30-Jul
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 6 6 06-Jun 16-Jul
Silver-washed Fritillary 82 254 388 17-Jun 13-Sep
Dark Green Fritillary 20 40 54 20-May 23-Aug
White Admiral 8 12 28 16-Jun 06-Aug
Purple Emperor 3 5 5 24-Jun 28-Jul
Red Admiral 806 9347 18389 01-Jan 04-Dec
Painted Lady 745 6794 17690 21-Feb 10-Nov
Peacock 792 5678 14904 01-Jan 07-Dec
Small Tortoiseshell 675 5526 11166 12-Jan 04-Dec
Comma 630 3939 4895 12-Jan 29-Nov
Small Copper 214 634 811 20-Apr 27-Oct
Brown Hairstreak 8 17 17 18-Aug 17-Sep
Purple Hairstreak 18 30 49 06-Jul 26-Aug
Green Hairstreak 16 26 55 21-Apr 05-Jul
White-letter Hairstreak 11 18 21 08-Jul 18-Aug
Small Blue 20 22 29 21-Apr 31-Aug
Holly Blue 636 5652 8089 25-Feb 03-Nov
Silver-studded Blue 3 3 4 27-Jun 24-Aug
Brown Argus 46 156 238 21-May 14-Sep
Northern Brown Argus 1 1 1 09-Aug 09-Aug
Common Blue 262 943 1508 01-Apr 12-Oct
Adonis Blue 1 1 1 12-Jul 12-Jul
Chalk Hill Blue 8 13 13 22-Apr 17-Aug

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