In the end it was close, but the winner was: the rspb.
The total 1352 votes cast were as follows:
The Wildlife Trusts 274
Butterfly Conservation 231
Well done to the rspb – but well done to all. I hope that being able to put your messages on this blog with bring in a few members for all of you.
Watch this space for how you could bid for the pair of Minox 10x43HD binoculars.