Half of Britain’s best-loved butterfly species see numbers increase

Good News Notes:

“Hopeful springtime news has arrived – butterfly numbers are rising. 

Last year was their most prolific since 1997, with more than half of species seeing a population increase. 

The number of red admirals tripled, figures from the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme show.

There were almost 12 times more painted ladies and more than twice as many peacock butterflies.”

View the whole story here: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8140843/Half-Britains-best-loved-butterfly-species-numbers-increase.html

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