Once the butterflies
are caught, they are normally put in a hatching nest to lay eggs that grow to become caterpillar and later pupae, which is then collected to be transported to the Kipepeo project centre.
The bright purple and pink 'Rebecca's Butterfly Farm' is from where she records many of her videos, with the help of her mum Nicola, and spends her times nurturing her butterflies
Apart from some foreign species, the Butterfly House will have 35 to 40 local butterflies
ones,' he said.
4 million species of living organisms are found out of which 53% are insects, and in worldwide 15,000 to 16,000 are the species of butterflies
The summer months were warmer than usual, yet most Big Butterfly Count participants saw fewer butterflies
Understanding the complex phenomenon of flower specialisation of butterflies
is important as butterflies
are known to be important pollinators of tropical forests.
Some practice catch-and-release, which allows them to net butterflies
, gently scoop them into a clear cup, examine them - and then set them free again.
Critique: It is well known among ecologists that butterflies
are sensitive indicators of ecological balance in the natural world.
More than half of the 20 species counted by the public in the Big Butterfly Count recorded better numbers than they did last year, although people braving the soggy conditions saw fewer butterflies
on average than in 2014, charity Butterfly Conservation said.
Its just beautiful," said Briton Ewelina as her three children Jessica, Zak and Nicola interacted with the butterflies
Sir David, who is Butter-fly Conservation president, said everyone could play a part in reversing declines in butterflies
, insects and other wildlife.
It would be great to hear which butterflies
turn up for other ECHO readers?