Scotch Argus VULNERABLE image credit: Tim Melling One of the species which has declined in Scotland
The Big Butterfly Count runs until Sunday 6 August and scientists at Butterfly Conservation are keen to see whether the influx of Red Admirals continues, and how they are dispersed around the UK.
Wildlife charity, Butterfly Conservation, is calling on people across the country to take part in this year’s Big Butterfly Count (14 July – 6 August) to help scientists understand the impact of climate change on our most-loved butterflies.
The trend for butterflies across Scotland remains a concerning one
It has seen a reduction in the average number of butterflies logged per count of -34% in comparison with 2019 .