Butterflies

Attenborough is encouraging people to take part in the Big Butterfly Count
The mental health benefits of butterfly watching are being highlighted by David Attenborough ahead of the Big Butterfly Count. 
High brown fritillary butterfly at Heddon Valley
The UK's most endangered butterfly also appeared earlier in the season than usual.
Eight top tips for attracting butterflies to your garden.
Papilio machaon, swallowtail, UK
Discover fantastic facts about Britain’s largest butterfly. 
Swallowtail feeding on thistles in Norfolk
Entomologist and BBC Wildlife contributor Richard Jones explains why this beautiful butterfly is only found in Norfolk.
Small tortoiseshell butterfly
BBC Wildlife contributer Richard Jones explains this aggressive butterfly behaviour.
Grizzled skipper butterfly
Grayling and grizzled skipper numbers suffered in 2017.
Graslie has had a butterfly named after her in honour of her outreach efforts
Scientists have named a newly described species in honour of Emily Graslie.
White-letter hairstreak egg at Lennel
A declining butterfly could now be breeding in Scotland for the first time in over 130 years.
Red admiral butterfly
Why you could see butterflies in your garden up until early November.
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