Adonis Blue
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Adonis Blue

2025 target

To retain Adonis Blue on all known sites and locate more sites, to show an increase in the known distribution of 73 1 km squares. The Adonis Blue population trend (monitored by the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme) is Stable or Increasing.

Status

The National Status is Near Threatened. Butterfly Conservation’s county priority for this butterfly is High, because Kent is home to 14% of the national population.

Rationale

Adonis Blue is restricted to, and representative of, good quality chalk grassland habitat, and as such is an indicator of wider habitat quality and a healthy, functioning and managed landscape.