The results of the UK Butterfly Monitoring Survey published this week make for a sobering read. Our butterflies continue to struggle; the declining Grizzled Skipper and Grayling suffered their worst years on record in 2017.
More than half of the UK’s butterflies have declined during the last decade. Our moths share a similar fate.
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