Upper Thames branch

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Species to look out for


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.


Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 2nd August 2015: 10.30am

Join us on a walk at the Devil's Punchbowl to look for the Chalk Carpet and summer butterflies and a chance to do a Big Butterfly Count!

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 8th August 2015: 11.00am

A trip to see summer butterflies, hopefully Chalkhill Blue, at our own reserve and an opportunity to do a Big Butterfly Count!

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