Dorset branch

Dorset Branch

Species to look out for


ABlue SmallDorset is one of the best areas in the UK for butterflies and moths and we are a very active Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Dorset branch.


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Bumper July

37 species on the wing in July

Fire And Brimstones At The Castle

Butterfly Conservation Dorset is asking people to visit historic Maiden Castle near Dorchester to record butterfly sightings.

First sightings

Four species have been sighted so far in January.

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Test thumb 144 species of butterflies can be seen in Dorset. View the latest butterfly sightings in Dorset or record your own via our easy map-based system.