The Big Butterfly Count results
More than a million butterflies were counted and logged by Big Butterfly Count participants this summer. The full results have been published this week, revealing which species were seen.
The mass migration of Painted Ladies saw this butterfly rise up the ranks to become the most seen species of 2019’s count. The iconic Peacock butterfly also had a good year, securing a solid second place.
It wasn’t such good news for our blue butterflies, with sightings of the Common and Holly Blue both down on last year.
Discover how what you saw compares with the butterflies spotted by others across the UK.