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Records and Recording - Butterfly and Day-flying Moth Recording System

Please use the form below to send us your latest butterfly records for 2017 . To view the online records for 2017 , please visit our records page. All records submitted here are subject to checks and verification where required before being posted on the web site.
For a map showing the area covered, click here.

Butterfly and Day-flying Moth Recording System
Important - Please Read Before Proceeding

1. All records submitted online using the form below now require a 6 figure grid reference.
2. Day-flying Moth records should be provided in the 'moths' field.
3. For observations or eggs, egg-laying, larvae and pupae, please use the 'other notes' field.

Please complete the form below to submit your record

* = Required Field
= Information provided in the field indicated will be kept private. This information is required on occasions where the county recorder needs to verify a record or contact the recorder for the purposes of ensuring consistent and accurate records.

Your Name

 

* (HINT - use your tab key to quickly tab through the fields below)

E-mail address

 

*†

     

Location/Site Name

 

*

   

TIP: place your cursor in the location/site name field above and use the up or down arrows on your computer to display locations which have already been entered this year or start typing your new location.

     

Grid Reference

 

* (6 fig grid refs only please - e.g. SP123456)

   

TIP: Use our mapping tool to generate a grid reference.
Find out more about OS Grid References.

     

Date (when seen)

 

*
We have entered todays date for you. Please change the date if your observation occured on a previous day.

     

Garden Record?

 


If this is a garden record, please tick this box to ensure that this data is also used as part of the National Garden Butterflies Survey.

     

Please enter numbers only into the species fields below

TIP: use the TAB key on your keyboard to tab through each field sequentially.

Skippers

 

Blues & Coppers

 

Hairstreaks

Dingy Skipper

 

Essex Skipper

 

Grizzled Skipper

 

Large Skipper

 

Small Skipper

 
 

Brown Argus

 

Common Blue

 

Holly Blue

 

Small Blue

 

Small Copper

 
 

Brown Hairstreak

 

Green Hairstreak

 

Purple Hairstreak

 

White-letter Hairstreak

 

Whites & Yellows

 

Fritillaries & Brushfoots

 

Browns

Brimstone

 

Clouded Yellow

 

Green-veined White

 

Large White

 

Orange-tip

 

Small White

 

Wood White

 
 

Comma

 

Dark Green Fritillary

 

Painted Lady

 

Peacock

 

Purple Emperor

 

Red Admiral

 

Silver-washed Fritillary

 

Small Tortoiseshell

 

White Admiral

 
 

Gatekeeper

 

Marbled White

 

Meadow Brown

 

Ringlet

 

Small Heath

 

Speckled Wood

 

Wall Brown

 

Moths

 

Notes

Report records of moths in the following format providing numbers seen in brackets (). e.g. Latticed Heath (2), Emperor Moth (1)...

 

Report any interesting behaviour, sightings of other life stages (including numbers) or notes about the habitat.

If you intend to send this record to the County Butterfly Recorder as a paper based record at the end of 2017 , please tick this box.