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2016 Butterfly Results

Brown butterfly with orange markings, well camouflaged against dry grass
Female Silver-studded Blue. Photo: Lyn Pullen

Consider yourself invited to our regional meetings, at which Bill Shreeves will give us his analysis of the 2016 butterfly year.Bill gave us a small taster of the results at our AGM:

  • Of 65 butterfly monitoring walks, only three counted more butterflies than in 2015
  • Only three butterfly species did very well
  • 18 butterfly species did badly.

Come and join us at one of the meetings to find out more. They are always very interesting, and the refreshments are good!

  • West Dorset meeting Saturday 18 Feb 2.00pm in Toller Porcorum.
  • East Dorset meeting Friday 3 March 7.30pm in Wimborne.
  • South Dorset meeting Thursday 9 March 7.30pm Wareham.
  • North Dorset meeting Friday 17 March, 7.30pm East Stour.

For full details and exactly what is covered by each, please see our Events page

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