First sightings - Herts & Middx Butterfly Conservation

First Sightings in Hertfordshire and Middlesex


Last updated 4 April 2024

First and last sightings in 2014-2023

Butterfly Conservation First Sightings 2024

Species 2023 2024
Adonis Blue 22 May
Brimstone 15 February 25 January
Brown Argus 11 May
Brown Hairstreak 30 July
Camberwell Beauty
Chalk Hill Blue 6 July
Clouded Yellow 16 May
Comma 19 February 9 March
Common Blue 16 May
Dark Green Fritillary 14 June
Dingy Skipper 7 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
Holly Blue 7 April 30 March
Large Skipper 8 June
Large White 30 April 8 April
Marbled White 13 June
Meadow Brown 4 June
Orange-tip 7 April 30 March
Painted Lady 7 April
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
Small Copper 30 April
Small Heath 7 May
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