Surrey & SW London branch

Colley Hill, Surrey

Species to look out for


For general records, please use iRecord
email Excel spreadsheet to Harry Clarke

Could you Champion a square or species? See Harry Clarke's Recording Guide


Butterflies In The Glasshouse

Saturday 17th January to Sunday 8th March 2015, 10.00am-4.30pm

RHS Garden Wisley: booking online recommended for weekends and half-term (Feb 16-20)

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Recently added

DecHemeroplanes Triptolemusmoth caterpillar in Peru that mimics a snake

Nov: Video of Comma life cycle by Cathy Clarke (Egham)

Nov: Videos of Surrey butterflies by Philip Wright (Hersham)

Our branch

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 ReserveOaken Wood
To join a work party, please contact Malcolm Bridge

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

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

Surrey news

Please click HERE to submit news/photos.

David GradidgeNov 22: David Gradidge receives painting of Small Blues 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)

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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