United Kingdom Butterflies
|There are 55 or so resident species of butterfly in the UK,
while this is a small amount compared to most European countries the UK
butterfly fauna contains a very good cross-section of European
A range of material specific to the UK is available through this page, for more general Butterfly information follow the links in the contents section to the left.
|An excellent European Guide.||The best UK moths Guide.||The best UK caterpillar Guide.|
Photos and information on relatively common species.
Rare: Photos and information on more local species.
Sites: An interactive guide to find good places to see wild butterflies (currently 244 sites).
Flight Times: A Calendar page which details what could be flying in a particular week.
Check list: A UK butterfly species list with tick boxes.
Regional Information: Possible destinations within Europe for seeing butterflies. Now including checklists for all European countries.
Life-Cycle: Detailing the remarkable change from egg through to adult.
Comments/Contact: Suggest changes and improvements to the site.
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