Red-base jezebel butterflies photographed in Hong Kong. Photo: Green Power Red-base jezebel butterflies photographed in Hong Kong. Photo: Green Power
Red-base jezebel butterflies photographed in Hong Kong. Photo: Green Power

Explosion in Hong Kong butterfly population linked to hottest year ever

  • Environmental group recorded 127 species of butterfly in 2019, up on 113 a year earlier
  • Four rare species spotted for the first time in the city since surveys began in 2005

Topic |   Animals
Red-base jezebel butterflies photographed in Hong Kong. Photo: Green Power Red-base jezebel butterflies photographed in Hong Kong. Photo: Green Power
Red-base jezebel butterflies photographed in Hong Kong. Photo: Green Power
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