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Annual Big Butterfly Count

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Annual Big Butterfly Count

Post by christinej » 25 Jun 2013, 11:50

20 July - 11 August
The big butterfly count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. Butterflies react very quickly to change in their environment which makes them excellent biodiversity indicators.
All you have to do is count the number of butterflies you see in a 15 minute period.
Further information is available from
You can discover more about recording butterflies and moths on the Outer Hebrides Biological Recording website.

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