Official Statistics: Point of first release for statistics on abundance of UK butterflies (2023 publication; includes data up to 2022)

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

March 24
09:30 2023


Trends of UK butterfly species are based on results of the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS), presented at UK level, and at country level where there are sufficient data. The UKBMS helps the UK to implement or report on country biodiversity strategies and feed into biodiversity indicators.

The UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme is organized and funded by Butterfly Conservation, the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, British Trust for Ornithology, and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee. The UKBMS is indebted to all volunteers who contribute data to the scheme.

Published 24 March 2023

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