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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 2019

Garden Butterfly Survey 2018

Garden Butterfly Survey 2017

Garden Butterfly Survey 2016

Survey statistics

Total number of gardens:446
Total number of records:2538

Species statistics

  No. Gardens No. Records Total abundance Earliest sighting Latest sighting
Marbled White 1 1 1 26-Feb 26-Feb
Painted Lady 1 1 3 04-Apr 04-Apr
Speckled Wood 15 18 20 24-Mar 15-Apr
Red Admiral 45 62 71 06-Feb 15-Apr
Large White 20 25 27 16-Mar 15-Apr
Comma 99 158 182 25-Feb 15-Apr
Peacock 325 771 1011 11-Jan 16-Apr
Adonis Blue 1 1 1 16-Apr 16-Apr
Brimstone 253 650 827 18-Feb 16-Apr
Small White 81 137 150 19-Mar 16-Apr
Orange-tip 90 129 179 12-Mar 16-Apr
Holly Blue 34 46 52 29-Mar 16-Apr
Small Tortoiseshell 210 524 766 02-Jan 16-Apr
Green-veined White 12 15 17 30-Mar 16-Apr

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