Hampshire and Isle of Wight branch

Magdalen Hill, Hampshire

Species to look out for

Welcome

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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.

Latest news

Island Search For Endangered Butterfly

Nature enthusiasts are being invited to help one of the UK’s rarest butterflies on the Isle of Wight this weekend! Take part in this free ID workshop and start looking for the Glanville Fritillary.

250 Years of butterfly recording in Hampshire

Butterfly Conservation (BC) are encouraging wildlife enthusiasts to celebrate 250 years of butterfly recording in Hampshire by getting outside and recording what they see!

40 year slump for UK Butterflies

More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.

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Record your sightings

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Events

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 4th May 2016: 10.30am

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve for a leisurely walk with friendly company and enjoy the month's butterflies and the spectacular display of cowslips.

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Field Trip

Saturday 7th May 2016: 10.30am

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at this National Nature Reserve, where there is a substantial colony of Duke of Burgundy butterflies and spectacular views towards Ashford Hill and the Meon Valley. We will hopefully also see Skylarks, Buzzards, Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper and Small Heath butterflies, as well as early moths.

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