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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:1390
Total number of records:65835

Species statistics

  No. Gardens No. Records Total abundance Earliest sighting Latest sighting
Wood White 4 8 8 26-Apr 20-Aug
White-letter Hairstreak 10 19 20 21-Jun 13-Aug
White Admiral 10 19 58 13-Jun 20-Aug
Wall 42 105 131 08-Apr 19-Sep
Speckled Wood 683 3919 5712 15-Mar 25-Sep
Small White 842 7767 13314 02-Mar 25-Sep
Small Tortoiseshell 841 4799 8679 08-Jan 25-Sep
Small Skipper 188 476 941 21-May 15-Sep
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 3 3 20-Jun 22-Jul
Small Heath 33 75 305 22-May 17-Sep
Small Copper 190 474 623 26-Mar 24-Sep
Small Blue 8 8 8 24-May 21-Aug
Silver-washed Fritillary 81 244 397 14-Jun 22-Sep
Silver-spotted Skipper 1 5 31 09-Jun 03-Jul
Scotch Argus 5 14 18 02-Aug 27-Aug
Ringlet 363 1283 3533 19-May 15-Sep
Red Admiral 1040 8705 18324 01-Jan 25-Sep
Purple Hairstreak 11 16 44 20-Jun 02-Sep
Purple Emperor 1 1 1 02-Jul 02-Jul
Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 2 4 01-Jul 02-Jul
Peacock 830 4297 7742 17-Jan 25-Sep
Painted Lady 447 1220 1451 16-Feb 25-Sep
Orange-tip 675 2570 3949 10-Mar 15-Sep
Meadow Brown 557 3458 10238 19-May 24-Sep
Marbled White 117 258 909 02-May 11-Aug
Lulworth Skipper 1 2 3 07-Jul 25-Jul
Large White 834 7607 12694 02-Mar 25-Sep
Large Skipper 155 443 780 25-May 27-Aug
Large Heath 1 1 2 14-Jul 14-Jul
Holly Blue 705 4254 5587 10-Mar 24-Sep
High Brown Fritillary 3 3 3 26-Jun 04-Aug
Grizzled Skipper 3 3 3 19-Jun 20-Jul
Green-veined White 459 2495 3699 09-Mar 24-Sep
Green Hairstreak 7 11 21 11-Apr 04-Jul
Grayling 5 5 5 06-Jul 26-Aug
Gatekeeper 538 2903 7321 26-Mar 16-Sep
Essex Skipper 22 74 185 18-Jun 10-Aug
Duke of Burgundy 1 1 1 03-Jun 03-Jun
Dingy Skipper 4 6 7 21-May 13-Aug
Dark Green Fritillary 26 50 67 11-Jun 01-Sep
Cryptic Wood White 1 2 3 16-May 17-May
Common Blue 235 778 1548 20-Mar 23-Sep
Comma 808 4267 5625 20-Jan 25-Sep
Clouded Yellow 20 23 24 18-Mar 02-Sep
Chalk Hill Blue 3 5 8 17-Jul 06-Aug
Brown Hairstreak 11 18 19 18-Jul 18-Sep
Brown Argus 41 81 103 22-Apr 23-Sep
Brimstone 712 3058 3956 01-Feb 24-Sep

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