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Welcome to Surrey & SW London branch of Butterfly Conservation.

If you live in our area and join BC you automatically become a branch member.

Scroll images above to see Surrey's 42 species.
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Garden Moth Scheme

Please register before March 3

Next three events

Surrey: Butterfly Show

Saturday 14th January to Sunday 5th March 2017, 9.30am-4.00pm

Butterflies in the Glasshouse, RHS Garden, Wisley

Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 23rd February 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm

Join the Surrey Branch and National Trust at a work party at Box Hill, where we will be managing habitat for Small Blue butterflies...

Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 2nd March 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm

Join the Surrey Branch for a work party at our Oaken Wood reserve...

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For general records, please use iRecord, via computer or App (smartphone/tablet)

Garden Butterfly Survey: online 2016
Big Butterfly Count
: Jul/Aug
Migrant Watch: Hummingbird Hawk-moth
Painted Lady (last invasion 2009)
Transects: weekly fixed route
WCBS: record for one hour, 4 times a year

Please see our Recording Guide

Our Branch

Surrey & SW London branch was created in 1995 from London (1980-94) branch. Membership reached 1,000 in 2014

Benefits include
40+ field trips
New Members' Day
Members' Day: November
Skipper magazine: March & October

Surrey reserveOaken Wood



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Surrey News

First/notable records: see Sightings
General records: see iRecord

Feb 21: Bernard Skinner funeral, Beckenham Crematorium, 15.00.
See Steve Gale's tribute

Feb 20: UK Atlas 2010-14 now online

FebWork Parties for 2017

Feb 1Butterflies of London project extended to 2017

County Atlas

Surrey AtlasPublished 2013. £16 (+ p&p) from

Also available:
Larger Moths of Surrey
Smaller Moths of Surrey