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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 a summary of the results of Garden Butterfly Survey 2016.

Survey statistics

Total number of gardens:1175
Total number of records:48307

Species statistics

  No. Gardens No. Records Total abundance Earliest sighting Latest sighting
Dingy Skipper 4 6 7 21-May 13-Aug
Grizzled Skipper 3 3 3 19-Jun 20-Jul
Essex Skipper 19 64 164 18-Jun 30-Jul
Small Skipper 171 419 785 26-May 12-Aug
Lulworth Skipper 1 2 3 07-Jul 25-Jul
Silver-spotted Skipper 1 5 31 09-Jun 03-Jul
Large Skipper 149 413 723 25-May 10-Aug
Wood White 3 6 6 26-Apr 16-Jul
Cryptic Wood White 1 2 3 16-May 17-May
Orange-tip 654 2509 3872 10-Mar 25-Jul
Large White 702 4787 7598 06-Mar 16-Aug
Small White 710 4928 7686 02-Mar 16-Aug
Green-veined White 396 1893 2853 09-Mar 16-Aug
Clouded Yellow 15 18 18 18-Mar 15-Aug
Brimstone 673 2698 3482 01-Feb 16-Aug
Wall 33 72 91 08-Apr 15-Aug
Speckled Wood 544 2595 3705 15-Mar 16-Aug
Large Heath 1 1 2 14-Jul 14-Jul
Small Heath 27 56 279 22-May 13-Aug
Scotch Argus 2 2 3 08-Aug 09-Aug
Ringlet 338 1203 3350 19-May 15-Aug
Meadow Brown 510 2923 8867 19-May 16-Aug
Gatekeeper 486 2408 6168 26-Mar 16-Aug
Marbled White 110 234 833 02-May 11-Aug
Grayling 3 3 3 06-Jul 31-Jul
Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 2 4 01-Jul 02-Jul
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 3 3 20-Jun 22-Jul
Silver-washed Fritillary 64 164 273 14-Jun 16-Aug
Dark Green Fritillary 24 45 61 11-Jun 10-Aug
High Brown Fritillary 3 3 3 26-Jun 04-Aug
White Admiral 7 15 54 13-Jun 18-Jul
Red Admiral 815 5400 9530 01-Jan 16-Aug
Painted Lady 338 848 1003 16-Feb 16-Aug
Peacock 707 3106 5164 17-Jan 16-Aug
Small Tortoiseshell 717 3392 5686 08-Jan 16-Aug
Comma 711 3334 4424 20-Jan 16-Aug
Duke of Burgundy 1 1 1 03-Jun 03-Jun
Small Copper 150 320 432 26-Mar 15-Aug
Brown Hairstreak 4 7 7 18-Jul 16-Aug
Purple Hairstreak 10 12 34 20-Jun 15-Aug
Green Hairstreak 7 11 21 11-Apr 04-Jul
White-letter Hairstreak 10 19 20 21-Jun 13-Aug
Small Blue 5 5 5 18-Jun 07-Aug
Holly Blue 662 3761 5097 10-Mar 16-Aug
Brown Argus 32 59 79 22-Apr 13-Aug
Common Blue 193 546 1158 20-Mar 16-Aug
Chalk Hill Blue 2 4 7 17-Jul 06-Aug

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