Pocket Guide UK Butterflies

Pocket Guide UK Butterflies is a guide presenting all of the over 100 Butterflies of the United Kingdom, many of which will also apply to Ireland and Northern Europe, ideal for helping identify butterflies when out for family walks, rambling, garden butterfly spotting or just lazy days out in the wild meadows or grasslands.

• Also available as a Universal app for the iPhone and iPad.
• Works in portrait and landscape and can zoom images to fullscreen

Main Views can be optionally displayed by

• Family taxonomy
• Genus taxonomy
• Conservation status
• Colour
• Size

Search features to help identify Butterflies

• Unique Colour search using a Primary and/or Secondary Colour selection.
- nb. Helps rapid identification of butterflies on the wing.
• Text search
- nb. Wildcards are supported, search your own custom notes.
• Picture gallery
- nb. Select image to open detail page.
• Family Group (called Shapes) search.

All Butterfly Entries contain the following information

• Description
• Characteristics
• Primary/Secondary Colours
• Flight dates (multiple as necessary)
• Resizable high resolution image for each species
- nb. Select image to use the zoom image feature
• Male and Female shown separately
- nb. Where significant differences could make identification difficult.
• Other info as necessary such as image attribution, link to image source.

Comprehensive content

• Specialised Glossary
• Website and Useful Reference list
• Places of Interest Map
- nb. This will be developed in future versions as more locations are identified and added.

Useful features

• Bookmark any entry to the Bookmark View
• Add Custom Notes to ANY entry
• Use the Counter feature to count sightings
- nb. {Long Press} on the Bookmarks list, Counters or Notes text to "Copy to Clipboard" or "Clear entries".

Social features allow posting Notes and Counters to your wall or feeds via supported apps such as

• Email
• Facebook
• Twitter

Other useful utilities are included to help when you are out rambling such as

• Flashlight
• Compass
• A Range and Height Finder.
• Moon phases for the next 70 days.
- nb. Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
• Sunrise/Sunset, Moon Rise/Set and Twilight Start/Set.
- nb. set your location on the map and GMT offset as required.
• Places of Interest Map (Map Finder).

Contacting Us

Please contact us to discuss the app, ask support questions or make suggestions for improvements using any of the following.

• Website
• Webpage Contact Us Support Form
• In App Contact Us Support Email
• Support Email Address
• Support and News forums for each app

Contact details

• support@senet.co.uk
• http://www.senet.co.uk
• http://www.senet.co.uk/index.php?menu=contact
• http://www.senet.co.uk/index.php?menu=forums


• Please contact us to discuss if you would like to have your facility included on the Places of Interest Map, especially if your business or facility relates to Butterflies etc.
• Please contact the developers if you would like to consider producing a customised Pocket Guide specifically for your facility.


• There are NO IN APP PURCHASES required for the apps features.
• Images may be saved to the devices external storage along with attribution and license text making them available for reuse as required by associated license agreement where stated, where no license is stated image reuse is not permitted please contact the developers to discuss.
• Please contact us directly with any support questions or issues.
• We have not be able to obtain a picture yet for one of the butterfly entries and this will be added as soon as we are able.

• Please let us know if we have missed any UK Butterfly entries so we can add them in later versions.
• This App includes Current, Vagrant and Extinct entries.
• This App does not cover non-native imported species.
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What's New

Welcome to our initial Android version of our popular iPhone UK Butterflies reference guide.

This version fixes an issue with text search on Android 4.1
Also corrects the menu colours in newer Android versions.
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
June 29, 2015
Current Version
Requires Android
4.0.3 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
Senet Mobile UK
26 Crescent Rise Storrington West Sussex RH20 3NB
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