A leisurely walk through newly planted areas of forest to see a vivid display of summer butterflies. Target species include Marbled White, skippers and blue and brown butterflies. Handy tips will be provided to help you learn how to identify individual species.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch of Butterfly Conservation
The Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch has over 800 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.
Species seen so far this year include: Comma, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock and Brimstones. Visit our regularly updated branch website for butterfly sightings news from around the Hertfordshire and Middlesex area.
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