One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has recorded its best year for a decade thanks to 2014’s warm spring weather and work to restore its habitat, a study has revealed.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Cornwall branch of Butterfly Conservation, dedicated to saving wild butterflies, moths and their habitats.
Cornwall Butterfly Conservation is working to establish the present status of butterflies in Cornwall so we can tell which species are increasing or in decline.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Cornwall branch.
A spectacular European butterfly has travelled to the UK and for the first time on record, survived the British winter, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.
Wildlife lovers are being invited to Truro this weekend to learn about the butterflies and moths living in their own back gardens and pick up tips about what they can do to help them thrive.
Join the Cornwall Branch in looking for Green Hairstreak butterflies along this beautiful cliff walk.
Join the Cornwall Branch at this wonderful event where you will be taught how to ID butterflies, followed by a guided walk to see what you can find on this beautiful nature reserve.
Join the Cornwall Branch on this field trip to the only site in the county where you can find the nationally rare Heath Fritillary butterfly.
Volunteer To Help Cornwall's Moths & Butterflies
Want to help butterflies and moths in Cornwall? Get volunteering!
The Cornwall Branch hold a number of events throughout the year at various sites across the county.
Take a look at these photos to see some of what we do - these were taken at our violet planting day with the Forestry Commission at Cardinham Woods, near Bodmin in March 2015.
Find our more about recording your Cornwall sightings