Only very few sightings of this beautiful butterfly were recorded in Rother last year. Does this mean this nationally widespread butterfly is scarce in our region or is
it simply under-recorded? Let’s try and find out! This year we are alerting everyone to look out for this elusive species, which uses the widest variety of food plants of all British butterflies and is – at least theoretically – found in a wide range of habitats where shrubs are present.