Hertfordshire & Middlesex branch

 Hertfordshire & Middlesex branch

Species to look out for

Welcome


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

The Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch has over 900 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.

Events

Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Butterfly Walk

Friday 29th July 2016, 2.00pm-3.30pm

Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on this walk to see summer butterflies including, hopefully, Chalk Hill Blues. Organised by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, so a donation of £3 will be requested. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Butterfly Walk

Sunday 31st July 2016, 10.00am-12.30pm

Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a leisurely walk through newly planted areas of forest to see a vivid display of summer butterflies, including, hopefully, skippers, Marbled White, blues and browns. Handy tips will be provided to help you learn how to identify individual species. This event is part of the Big Butterfly Count programme of butterfly walks.

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Sightings

Test thumb 1Species seen so far this year include: Speckled Wood, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock and Brimstones. Visit our regularly updated branch website for butterfly sightings news from around the Hertfordshire and Middlesex area.

Latest News

40 year slump for UK Butterflies

More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.

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