Butterfly First Sightings

The table below shows the first date and location that each species has been seen this year. Details are shown for both North and South of the East Scotland Branch recording area.

Please submit any sightings, including any for species seen earlier than in the table below, using the Individual Sightings function.

Last updated on 16th April 2015


South of River Tay North of River Tay
First Sighting Location First Sighting Location
Small Skipper        
Large Skipper        
Clouded Yellow        
Large White 15th Apr Longniddry    
Small White 8th Apr Hutton Bridge    
Green-veined White 16th Apr Skateraw    
Orange-tip 9th Apr Haddington    
Green Hairstreak        
Purple Hairstreak        
Small Copper        
Small Blue        
Northern Brown Argus        
Common Blue        
Holly Blue        
Red Admiral 8th Apr Bluestone Ford    
Painted Lady        
Small Tortoiseshell 5th Feb Linlithgow    
Peacock 5th Feb Linlithgow    
Comma 18th Mar Whiteadder 7th Apr Aberdeen
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary        
Pearl-bordered Fritillary        
Dark Green Fritillary        
Speckled Wood 15th Apr Ale Water, Jedburgh    
Mountain Ringlet        
Scotch Argus        
Meadow Brown        
Small Heath        
Large Heath        
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