Surrey & SW London branch

Colley Hill, Surrey

Species to look out for

Welcome

Welcome to Surrey & SW London branch of Butterfly Conservation. If you live in our area and join BC you automatically become a branch member.

Recording

For general records, please use iRecord, via computer or APP,
or email spreadsheet to Harry Clarke


Please see our recording pages

1 Recording Guide
2 Champions
: could you champion a square or species?
3 WCBS: record for just one hour, four times a year!
4 Transects
: spot the trends
5 Annual reports

Mar 2015: Planning transects on the North Downs west of Dorking: (L-R) John Curtin, Bill Downey, Amanda McCormick (NT Ranger), Phil Boys, Cathy Mead, Gail Jeffcoate

Events

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Our branch

Surrey & SW London branch was created in 1995 from the original London branch. Membership reached 1,000 in Oct 2014.


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


Surrey ReserveOaken Wood


Species to look out for (above)
Scroll photos to see Surrey's 41 regular butterflies. Click image to reveal full details, life cycle photos and video.


Websites from Sep 2014
butterfly-conservation.org/surrey
butterfly-conservation.org/surreymoths


Surrey easyfundraising

Raise money for the branch when you shop online – at no extra cost.
1 Create an easyfundraising account
2 Nominate as your chosen charity: Butterfly Conservation – Surrey & SW London branchThank you

Surrey news

Please email notable sightings, photos or other news to surreybranch@gmail.com
See below for our Facebook page &
Twitter @BC_Surrey


Jul 17–Aug 9Big Butterfly Count


Jun 7, 12-2pm, Gilbert White Museum, Selborne: Matthew Oates launches
In Pursuit of Butterflies, a 50 year affair.
£15 ticket includes tea, talk & book-signing


May 24, Denbies: 26 members, 10 species & batch of 100+ Peacock eggs on nettle leaf (FK)



May 21, Brookwood Cemetery: 9 members, 11 species, incl Grizzled Skipper in three places, two Painted Ladies dashing north &
egg-laying
Green Hairstreak (FK)



May 13: Painted Lady at Sheepleas & Ewhurst - biggest invasion since 2009 is underway. Please report sightings to Migrant Watch


MayInsight into the lives of butterflies
Blog by Nick Broomer (Cranleigh)


May 12, Blatchford Down:
14 members, 11 species,
incl Brown Argus (David Hasell)

Brown Argus Surrey


MayUKBMS Spring Newsletter, including feature by Bill Downey


MayJul: Surrey Recorders' EVENTS.
Contact Harry Clarke if you can help


AprSep: our branch will be represented at these Surrey shows.
Phil Boys would appreciate any help


Apr: National AGM & Members' Day will be in SURREY, Sat 14 Nov, at the Cobham Hilton


Apr: many thanks to Malcolm Bridge, who has stepped down after 11 years as Oaken Wood manager


Mar: Dr Martin Warren, BC Chief Executive, booked as guest speaker for Surrey Members' Day, Sat 21 Nov


Branch magazine

County Atlas

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

Also available:
Larger Moths of Surrey
Smaller Moths of Surrey