Folkestone & Hythe Birds,

butterflies, moths and other natural history

2021 butterfly year list so far = 16 species

Same time last year = 18 species

16. Common Blue - Cherry Garden Hill - 6th May

15. Small Heath - Round Hill - 27th Apr

14. Clouded Yellow - Samphire Hoe - 24th Apr

13. Wall - Round Hill - 24th Apr

12. Large White - Seabrook - 18th Apr

11. Dingy Skipper - Folkestone Downs - 17th Apr

10. Speckled Wood - Round Hill - 16th Apr

9. Green Hairstreak - Cheriton Hill - 15th Apr

8. Orange-tip - Botolph's Bridge - 9th Apr

7. Green-veined White - Seabrook - 30th Mar

6. Small White - Samphire Hoe, Abbotscliffe, Seabrook and Donkey Street - 30th Mar

5. Small Copper - Cheriton - 25th Mar

4. Comma - Seabrook - 19th Mar

3. Brimstone - Samphire Hoe - 26th Feb

2. Peacock - Seabrook - 20th Feb

1. Small Tortoiseshell - Saltwood - 20th Feb

2020 total = 35 species

2019 total = 35 species

2018 total = 36 species

2017 total = 35 species

2016 total = 33 species

2015 total = 33 species

2014 total = 32 species

2013 total = 33 species

2012 total = 31 species