Surrey & SW London branch

Colley Hill, Surrey

Species to look out for


Surrey logoIf you join BC and live in Surrey & SW London
you are automatically a member of our branch, which was created in 1995 from the old 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 Reserve: Oaken Wood

Websites from Sep 2014:

Recently added

Nov 20: Link to Comma video by Egham member Cathy Clarke.

Recording is now closed. A new recording system will be in place for 2015. 

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

National recording schemes
iRecord Butterflies app


Please click HERE to submit news/photos.

David GradidgeNov 22: David Gradidge receives a Small Blue painting from artist Helen Kelly in recognition of his service as Membership Sec (2005-14) & Treasurer (1995-2013).

Nov 22: Mrs Alex Potts (Dockenfield) wins Members' Day Photo Show with a Small Copper covered in morning dew. 

Malcolm BridgeNov 15: Congratulations to Malcolm Bridge, Oaken Wood Manager since 2003 and County Recorder 2001-13, who received an Outstanding Volunteer award at BC's National Members’ Day.

Sep 22White Admiral 2nd brood

Photo by Gay Carr in her Roehampton garden, SW15.

Sep 15: Big Butterfly Count: 2014 result;
ITV video clip (1m50s in).

Butterfly gardening: seasonal tips

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Surrey Skipper

County Atlas

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

Also available:
Larger Moths of Surrey
Smaller Moths of Surrey