Butterfly v3 low resButterflies

Bedgebury is home to a huge number of British and visiting butterflies, including the locally rare grizzled skipper. This map, created by Anna Picken, shows areas where particular species of butterflies have been recorded, although some varieties can be spotted all over the Pinetum. Click on the map for a large PDF version of the map.

Click here to learn more about the Pinetum's butterflies. What better way to spend a sunny, summer afternoon than watching these beautiful creatures?

 

Butterflies you'll find at Bedgebury - by family groups

NYMPHALIDS:

Red Admiral

 

White Admiral

 

Gatekeeper

 

Speckled Wood
 Red Admiral other  White Admiral small  Gatekeeper SMALL  speckled wood SMALL
 Ringlet  Meadow Brown  Comma  Small Heath
 Ringlet buttwerfly  Meadow Brown original  Comma original  Small Heath original
 Silver-washed fritillary  Dark green fritillary  Pearl-bordered fritillary  Small pearl-bordered fritillary
 Silver washed fritillary SMALL  picture 7dark greenfritillary  pearl bordered fritillary  small pearl bordered fritillary
 Peacock  Small tortoiseshell  Painted lady  
 Peacock  Tortoiseshell  painted lady  

PIERIDS:

Orange tip

 

Small white

 

Large white

 

Green-veined white
Orange Tip  Small White  Large White  Greenveined white
Clouded yellow Brimstone    
clouded yellow Brimstone    

LYCAENIDS:

Small copper

 

Green hairstreak

 

 Common blue

 

Holly blue
Small Copper  green hairstreak underwing  Common Blue BC  Holly blue

HESPERIDS:

Dingy skipper

 

Grizzled skipper

 

Small skipper

 

Large skipper
dingy skipper upperwing1 jim asher grizzled skipper may 16  small skipper upperwing keith warmington web  Small Skipper