And so it begins: Silver-studded blues are flying now!
The first reports of silver-studded blues on the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area are coming in and we’d love you to keep an eye out for them. All sightings are important!
Here’s how you can help
If you see a blue butterfly on heathland…
- Check that it’s a silver-studded blue (click here to find out more about ID)
- Take a photo if you can
- Use the iRecord Butterflies app to log your sighting
- Let us know via our social media channels or use #silverstuddedblue
- Make sure you help our ground-nesting birds by always keeping to main footpaths between March and September
For more information on citizen science and silver-studded blues click the pictures below…
Education and Engagement Officer