Interested in Flappers?

It’s that time of year again.

The Big Butterfly Count is on!

This annual event, the world’s biggest survey of butterflies, runs from today Friday July 17th to Sunday August 9th, the time of year when butterflies should be at their most abundant and almost all of the 19 target Big Butterfly Count species are widespread across the UK.

It takes just 15 minutes of your time and helps map and monitor these lovely creatures that do so much good.

Anyone can sign up by downloading the app or species charts for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland from