Big Butterfly Count 2017
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, Instagram and Facebook using #ButterflyCount!
Join Our Photo Competition
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