Hertfordshire & Middlesex branch

 Hertfordshire & Middlesex branch

Species to look out for


Herts & Middlesex Branch logoWelcome to the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

The Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch has over 950 members and covers the administrative county of Hertfordshire and the Watsonian Vice-county of Middlesex (VC21).

The London Boroughs included within the Branch area are Barnet, Brent, Camden, City of London, City of Westminster, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, Richmond (north of the Thames) and Tower Hamlets.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch.

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Red AdmiralHave you seen a butterfly?

Please report all butterfly sightings to our Branch Organiser, Liz Goodyear: elizabethgoodyear@talk21.com. When sending in news from a site for the first time, a grid reference or post code would be appreciated.

Thursday 1st December 2016 

  • I saw a red admiral on Patmore Heath - Jenny Sherwen 

  • Red Admiral in sun today at Panshanger Park next to car park - Simon Knott

Visit our regularly updated branch website for butterfly sightings news from around the Hertfordshire and Middlesex area.

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Guided Walk

Saturday 1st July 2017, 9.30am-1pm

Join the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch on a morning walk looking for White-letter Hairstreak, Marbled White, Purple Hairstreak and other summer butterflies. We will also inspect a moth trap run on the previous night with the Friends of Horsenden Hill...

Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Butterfly walk with the Woodland Trust

Saturday 1st July 2017

Join the Herts & Middlesex Branch and the Woodland Trust in Heartwood Forest for a leisurely walk through newly planted areas of forest to see a vivid display of summer butterflies. We hope to see skippers, Marbled White, blues and browns. Handy tips will be provided to help you learn how to identify individual species...

Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Guided Walk

Sunday 2nd July 2017, 10.30am-0.30pm

Join the Herts & Middlesex Branch and Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) on a woodland and heathland walk, where we hope to see Purple Emperor, White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies with HMWT. (Organised by HMWT; a donation of £3 will be requested)...

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