Help advance science and conservation of butterflies

From the rarest butterflies to the most common, your sightings contribute to conservation decisions, scientific knowledge, education, and more. Help us understand when and where butterflies occur. All you have to do is watch and report your butterfly sightings.

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Join the International Monarch Monitoring Blitz (July 29-August 7)

The International Monarch Monitoring Blitz invites community scientists from across North America to come together with the shared goal of helping to protect and conserve the beloved and emblematic monarch butterfly. Data collected by volunteers each year support trinational efforts to better understand the monarch butterfly’s breeding productivity, range, and timing in North America. 

Join our Brand New Discussion Forum Now!

Our vision is to make eButterfly the largest butterflying community in the world! 
To achieve that goal, we just launched our discussion forum. In this place, you will interact with all other eButterfly users and talk about anything butterfly related, from identifications, science, stories, feature requests and much more! 

Learn all about eButterfly V6.0 Webinar Recorded

Join Rodrigo Solis Sosa, our Human Network and Data Coordinator, as he explains how to use eButterfly and our latest updates on eButterfly V6.0 in this recorded webinar from July 25th. We hope you will join the eButterfly community to help us track butterflies for science and conservation.