Take part in the UK’s annual Big Butterfly Count with this easy to use and informative app.

Spend 15 minutes in nature and help butterflies at the same time. All you need to do is identify and count the relevant butterfly and moth species you spot. Then submit your sightings to help take the pulse of nature. Your records help to show how butterflies are faring in the UK.

The app features a beautiful ID guide to help you identify and learn about the 21 species that are the focus of this study. You can also view all of your submitted counts and see everyone's records on the map within the app.

What’s New

Version 8.1.2

Important changes to mapping functionality
Several layout improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Amy463 ,

Great for Nature

This is very easy to use and will give the people working in conservation a great idea of how the butterfly population is doing, (as long as enough people participate)...

LuketheAwesomeee ,

Save Butterfly’s

Save butterfly’s

GoldieOldie ,

Easy to use

A pleasant thing to do in the garden for 15 minutes.

App Privacy

The developer, Butterfly Conservation Trading Ltd, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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