Big Butterfly Count 2016
Sir David Attenborough is calling on the public to help reverse butterfly declines by taking part in the world’s largest butterfly survey. The Big Butterfly Count encourages people to spot and record 18 species of common butterflies and two day-flying moths during three weeks of high summer.
Download The App
Download our free smartphone app for Big Butterfly Count. Now you can carry out and submit your Count all in one go while out and about watching butterflies. Now available for iOS and Android.
Don't forget to join in with the Count on Twitter using #ButterflyCount
Join Our Photo Competition
Be A Count Ambassador
This year we're asking you to share your love of butterflies and help us get more people involved in the Big Butterfly Count. We've got some great ideas about ways to involve your friends and family and have fun at the same time. Plus there are new free resources to download.
To say thank you to all the counters out there and to give you the chance to find out more about the work we do, we're offering a 50% discount on membership during this year's Big Butterfly Count.
Come To Our Events
Join our experts on one of our Big Butterfly Count events up and down the country this summer. Learn how to ID the 20 species we record during the Count, and discover some of the best places to see them. Walk with our butterfly guides and get butterfly spotting advice and tips. Pack a lunch and bring the family along for a great day out.
Learn about the 20 Big Butterfly Count species
Big Butterfly Count Photo Competition 2016
View the entries on our Flickr page and join in!