Cold Comfort for Butterflies

The Met Office is forecasting a cold month ahead and the conventional wisdom among butterfly enthusiasts is that cold winters are generally better for butterflies than warm ones. There was little hard evidence to back up this perception, until this year when a team of scientists from the University of East Anglia, Butterfly Conservation and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology published new research into the effects of weather on the abundance of UK butterflies.

Click on the link for more information: Butterfly Conservation – Cold Comfort