Our area lends itself extremely well to come and see butterflies. Here you have the chance to encounter a Common Glider, a Chestnut Heath or a Hungarian Glider. Below is a list of butterflies from observation.org that have been seen with us.

The Hungarian Glider
 Yellow-banded Skipper Pyrgus sidae
 Safflower Skipper Pyrgus carthami
 Oberthür’s Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus armoricanus
 Large Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus alveus
 Grizzled Skipper Pyrgus malvae
 Mallow Skipper Carcharodus alceae
 Marbled Skipper Carcharodus lavatherae
 Tufted Marbled Skipper Carcharodus floccifera
 Dingy Skipper Erynnis tages
 Chequered Skipper Carterocephalus palaemon
 Large Chequered Skipper Heteropterus morpheus
 Essex Skipper Thymelicus lineola
 Small Skipper Thymelicus sylvestris
 Silver-spotted Skipper Hesperia comma
 Large Skipper Ochlodes sylvanus
 Southern Festoon Zerynthia polyxena
 Scarce Swallowtail Iphiclides podalirius
 Swallowtail Papilio machaon
 Wood White Leptidea sinapis
 Orange-tip Anthocharis cardamines
 Black-veined White Aporia crataegi
 Large White Pieris brassicae
 Small White Pieris rapae
 Mountain Green-veined White Pieris bryoniae
 Green-veined White Pieris napi
 Eastern Bath White Pontia edusa
 Clouded Yellow Colias crocea
 Pale Clouded Yellow Colias hyale
 Berger’s Clouded Yellow Colias alfacariensis
 Eastern Pale Clouded Yellow Colias erate
 Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni
 Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas
 Large Copper Lycaena dispar
 Scarce Copper Lycaena virgaureae
 Purple-shot Copper Lycaena alciphron
 Sooty Copper Lycaena tityrus
 Brown Hairstreak Thecla betulae
 Purple Hairstreak Favonius quercus
 Sloe Hairstreak Satyrium acaciae
 Blue-spot Hairstreak Satyrium spini
 Black Hairstreak Satyrium pruni
 Green Hairstreak Callophrys rubi
 Short-tailed Blue Cupido argiades
 Eastern Short-tailed Blue Cupido decoloratus
 Provençal Short-tailed Blue Cupido alcetas
 Little Blue Cupido minimus
 Osiris Blue Cupido osiris
 Holly Blue Celastrina argiolus
 Green-underside Blue Glaucopsyche alexis
 Large Blue Phengaris arion
 Eastern Baton Blue Pseudophilotes vicrama
 Checkered Blue Scolitantides orion
 Silver-studded Blue Plebejus argus
 Idas Blue Plebejus idas
 Reverdin’s Blue Plebejus argyrognomon
 Brown Argus Aricia agestis
 Northern Brown Argus Aricia artaxerxes
 Mazarine Blue Cyaniris semiargus
 Chalk Hill Blue Lysandra coridon
 Turquoise Blue Polyommatus dorylas
 Adonis Blue Lysandra bellargus
 Chapman’s Blue Polyommatus thersites
 Common Blue Polyommatus icarus
 Meleager’s Blue Polyommatus daphnis
 Dark Green Fritillary Speyeria aglaja
 High Brown Fritillary Fabriciana adippe
 Silver-washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia
 Queen of Spain Fritillary Issoria lathonia
 Lesser Marbled Fritillary Brenthis ino
 Twin-spot Fritillary Brenthis hecate
 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria selene
 Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria euphrosyne
 Violet Fritillary Boloria dia
 Glanville Fritillary Melitaea cinxia
 Knapweed Fritillary Melitaea phoebe
 Spotted Fritillary Melitaea didyma
 Lesser Spotted Fritillary Melitaea trivia
 False Heath Fritillary Melitaea diamina
 Assmann’s Fritillary Melitaea britomartis
 Nickerl’s Fritillary Melitaea aurelia
 Heath Fritillary Melitaea athalia
 Marbled White Melanargia galathea
 Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta
 Painted Lady Vanessa cardui
 Peacock Aglais io
 Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae
 Large Tortoiseshell Nymphalis polychloros
 Camberwell Beauty Nymphalis antiopa
 Comma Butterfly Polygonia c-album
 Map Butterfly Araschnia levana
 Poplar Admiral Limenitis populi
 White Admiral Limenitis camilla
 Southern White Admiral Limenitis reducta
 Lesser Purple Emperor Apatura ilia
 Purple Emperor Apatura iris
 Freyer’s Purple Emperor Apatura metis
 Arran Brown Erebia ligea
 Scotch Argus Erebia aethiops
 Woodland Ringlet Erebia medusa
 Black Ringlet Erebia melas
 Dryad Minois dryas
 Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina
 Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus
 Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria
 Wall Brown Lasiommata megera
 Large Wall Brown Lasiommata maera
 Grayling Hipparchia semele
 Woodland Grayling Hipparchia fagi
 Great Banded Grayling Brintesia circe
 Hungarian Glider Neptis rivularis
 Common Glider Neptis sappho
 Pearly Heath Coenonympha arcania
 Chestnut Heath Coenonympha glycerion
 Small Heath Coenonympha pamphilus
 Duke Of Burgundy Fritillary Hamearis lucina
Chestnut Heath
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