Species to look out for
Welcome to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight branch.
One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has recorded its best year for a decade thanks to 2014’s warm spring weather and work to restore its habitat, a study has revealed.
A spectacular European butterfly has travelled to the UK and for the first time on record, survived the British winter, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.
On March 9th 2015 work will begin on an exciting project to create a colourful habitat for the rare Striped Lychnis moth on the verges of the B3404 at Magdalen Hill Down, just outside Winchester.
Record your sightings
Find out more about butterfly recording in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight