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.
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.
Butterfly Conservation (BC) are encouraging wildlife enthusiasts to celebrate 250 years of butterfly recording in Hampshire by getting outside and recording what they see!
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.
Record your sightings
Find out more about butterfly recording in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
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.
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.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk to see Small Blue, Adonis Blue and Common Blue butterflies.