First sightings - Herts & Middx Butterfly Conservation

First Sightings in Hertfordshire and Middlesex


Last updated 26 May 2024

First and last sightings in 2014-2023

Butterfly Conservation First Sightings 2024

Species 2023 2024
Adonis Blue 22 May 25 May
Brimstone 15 February 25 January
Brown Argus 11 May 5 May
Brown Hairstreak 30 July
Camberwell Beauty
Chalk Hill Blue 6 July
Clouded Yellow 16 May 1 May
Comma 19 February 9 March
Common Blue 16 May 16 May
Dark Green Fritillary 14 June
Dingy Skipper 7 May 8 May
Essex Skipper 21 June
Gatekeeper 27 June
Green-veined White 9 April 4 April
Green Hairstreak 28 April 13 April
Grizzled Skipper 3 May 26 April
Holly Blue 7 April 30 March
Large Skipper 8 June 24 May
Large White 30 April 8 April
Marbled White 13 June
Meadow Brown 4 June
Orange-tip 7 April 30 March
Painted Lady 7 April 10 May
Peacock 13 January 10 January
Purple Emperor 24 June
Purple Hairstreak 22 June
Red Admiral 5 February 2 January
Ringlet 19 June
Silver-washed Fritillary 24 June
Small Blue 18 May 17 May
Small Copper 30 April 9 May
Small Heath 7 May 30 April
Small Skipper 13 June
Small Tortoiseshell 13 February 19 February
Small White 3 April 20 March
Speckled Wood 2 February 16 March
White Admiral 21 June
White-letter Hairstreak 22 June