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Butterfly watching is the hobby of spotting, observing and studying butterflies. Butterfly watching sometimes simply referred too as Butterflying, has taken over from the hobby of collecting Butterflies, which was outlawed in UK in the 1950s.
Butterfly Watching has evolved like many of the popular collecting hobbies of the past, into an activity of observation and record.
There are well-known butterfly-watching areas in many regions of the world. In the United Kingdom popular spotting areas are gardens, open countryside, moor land, heath land, parkland, shorelines and Butterfly Gardens.
Butterfly Watching is an eminently suitable activity for mixed age involvement. Suitable and rewarding for all ages.
A person who studies Butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera), is known as a Lepidopterist.
A butterfly field guide. for sighting conformation.
A note book for recording sightings.
Bird Watching 64, Stalking Animals with a Camera 580, Cloud Spotting 859.
Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.
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