Identifying Butterflies


Butterflies of this area
Irish Version of Site

 
Dingy Skipper
Dingy Skipper
 
Common Blue Wings
Common Blue
 Peacock
Peacock

 
Dark Green Fritillary
Dark Green Fritillary
 
Large White
Large White
 
Meadow Brown
Meadow Brown
 
Painted Lady
Painted Lady
 
Red Admiral
Red Admiral
 
Silver Washed Fritillary
Silver Washed Fritillary
 
Small Tortoiseshell
Small Tortoiseshell
 
Speckled Wood
Speckled Wood
 
Wood White
Wood White
 
Clouded Yellow
Clouded Yellow
 
Wall Brown
Wall Brown
 
Green Veined White
Green Veined White
 
Green Hairstreak
Green Hairstreak
 
Large Heath
Large Heath
 
Marsh Fritillary
Marsh Fritillary
 
Orange Tip
Orange Tip
 
BrimstoneBrimstone
 
Ringlet
Ringlet
 
Small Heath
Small Heath
 
Small White
Small White
 

Found nearby but not usually in this area
 
 
 
Brown Hairstreak
Brown Hairstreak
 
Hollyblue
Hollyblue
 
Purple Hairstreak
Purple Hairstreak
 
Small Copper
Small Copper
 
Grayling
Grayling
 
Pearl Bordered
Pearl Bordered Fritillary
 
Small Blue
Small Blue
 

 Never found in this area

 
 
Comma Small
Comma
 
Gatekeeper
Grayling
 
Essex Skipper
Essex Skipper
 


If you are out for a walk anywhere in the area and see any butterfly please take a picture if possible and email it to athenrytt@gmail.com telling us where and when you spotted it. We would like to build up a record of which butterflies are most common in the area.