Upper Thames branch

Holtspur Bottom

Species to look out for

Welcome

Welcome to the Upper Thames Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

AdmiralThe Upper Thames Branch covers Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, which includes the beautiful rolling hills of the Chilterns. It is home to several rare species of butterfly and moth, including the Black Hairstreak, Adonis Blue and Striped Lychnis Moth.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Upper Thames branch.

Events

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 26th July 2017: 6.00pm

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out! This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

Upper Thames: Work Party

Wednesday 26th July 2017, 10am-1pm

Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 29th July 2017: 10.30am

Join us on a walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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