From the Butterfly Conservation Society – their annual citizen science project:
- Step 1: Get ready Download our handy butterfly chart or free app for iOS and Android to identify and record the butterflies you spot.
- Step 2: Join in Choose a place and spot butterflies and moths for 15 minutes. Good places include your garden, a park, or in a wood. Use our ID chart to make a note of which species you see. Click to watch a video of Nick Baker introduce the big butterfly count.
- Step 3: Submit sightings Record your big butterfly count sightings here.
View results map
See which butterflies and moths other people have spotted near you and across the UK on our big butterfly count 2018 results map. You can also read all the analysis and results of the 2018 Count.