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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:979
Total number of records:12966

Species statistics

  No. Gardens No. Records Total abundance Earliest sighting Latest sighting
Holly Blue 542 2106 2901 10-Mar 27-May
Orange-tip 588 2064 3236 10-Mar 27-May
Brimstone 596 1871 2431 01-Feb 27-May
Peacock 512 1298 1649 17-Jan 27-May
Small White 394 1081 1368 02-Mar 27-May
Speckled Wood 358 972 1426 15-Mar 27-May
Small Tortoiseshell 430 886 1163 08-Jan 27-May
Comma 375 710 866 20-Jan 25-May
Red Admiral 354 700 787 01-Jan 27-May
Large White 239 518 656 09-Mar 27-May
Green-veined White 215 514 737 09-Mar 27-May
Painted Lady 61 83 104 16-Feb 27-May
Common Blue 42 68 97 20-Mar 27-May
Small Copper 42 52 56 26-Mar 26-May
Wall 9 13 16 08-Apr 24-May
Green Hairstreak 4 8 18 11-Apr 25-May
Clouded Yellow 4 4 4 18-Mar 26-May
Brown Argus 4 4 4 22-Apr 24-May
Gatekeeper 3 3 3 26-Mar 26-May
Marbled White 2 3 4 09-Apr 04-May
Wood White 2 2 2 26-Apr 25-May
Small Heath 2 2 3 22-May 22-May
Cryptic Wood White 1 2 3 16-May 17-May
Meadow Brown 1 1 1 27-May 27-May
Dingy Skipper 1 1 1 21-May 21-May

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