Butterfly numbers fall after coldest summer in two decades

Butterfly numbers fall after coldest summer in two decades

http://www.telegraph.co.uk
15 Sep 2011

Common blue butterflies were the biggest losers from the coldest summer for almost two decades, with numbers tumbling by almost two-thirds, experts have said.

The results of the Big Butterfly Count 2011 revealed that the number of individual butterflies seen by each person counting the insects was down 11 per cent on last year.

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