The Butterflies of our garden & bank at Horncastle

  Note that 1st visits for the year are marked in red.

Where noted the sex of the butterfly is mentioned as some species can be quite different between Male and Female and whichever is spotted second is highlighted with green.


The table below is a record of the number of different Butterflies we have seen for each month of the year so follow the table to check on our progress through the year. The Cumulative number records the total number of different UK Butterflies seen at home through the year.

The 2016 season

Month

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

Number seen per Month

4








Cumulative

4








Good Friday, March 25th and we had at first a Small Tortoiseshell, then later in almost quick succession a bedraggled Peacock, female Comma (two of them, one fresh the other a bit damaged) and then a couple of male Brimstones.


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