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.
Conservative MP for Winchester and Chandlers Ford, Steve Brine, has ‘adopted’ one of Hampshire’s most threatened moths in a bid to boost its numbers.
Nature lovers across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight will be able to discover some of the UK’s rarest and most beautiful butterflies this summer, following the launch of a new guidebook - order your copy today!
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.
Record your sightings
Find out more about butterfly recording in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Join Brian Fletcher from the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch for a walk at this chalk downland National Nature Reserve (NNR) to see spring flowers, butterflies such as skippers and blues and other wildlife.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk at this National Trust site to see Glanville Fritillary, Wall, Green Hairstreak and Small Blue butterflies.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a field trip to see Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies and the Argent and Sable moth, as well as other invertebrates and bird life.