Join the Kent Branch at White Hill Reserve and Fackenden Down looking for early downland species
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Kent Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Kent branch.
Our first field trip is on Sunday 1st May 2016 at White Hill Reserve in Shorham, Kent. The weather forecast for Sunday is looking cloudy with some possible rain showers, so please keep checkng the weather forecast. Early spring butterflies are difficult to find even in good weather.
Online recording for the 2016 season has now opened. Please scroll down the page to find the buttons to submit butterfly records online or visit: www.kentbutterflies.org/butterflyrecording.php
Kent Members' Sightings
For the latest sightings, submitted to us by members & visitors, please click here or on the "Sightings" link on the right hand menu.
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.
A striking continental butterfly has emerged on the South Coast in record numbers for the second time in three years...
Could millions of Painted Ladies descend this summer?