Lincolnshire branch

Brown hairstreak

Species to look out for

Welcome

Our Branch was started in 1984 & has a current membership of over 300.

Click the link below for the following:

  • Brief history of the Branch
  • A map of the County
  • The range of Branch activities
  • A list of Lincolnshire's butterflies

View details of our Branch, including a list of the Lincolnshire butterflies.


Latest News

Small Tortoiseshell Fights Back

One of the UK’s favourite butterflies – the Small Tortoiseshell, continued its fight back this summer after years of decline, despite enduring the coldest August since 1993, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.

View all Lincolnshire branch news stories

Conservation in Lincolnshire

Grizzled SkipperThe Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation has two important, current Conservation Projects in hand. The 'Limewoods Brown Hairstreak Project' has been running for 20 years, & the 'Grizzled Skipper Survey in South-west Lincolnshire', has been running for 4 years.

Find out more about these Conservation Projects.

Events

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Sightings

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View the latest butterfly and moth sightings in Lincolnshire

Please send any Lincolnshire butterfly and moth sightings for viewing here to Lawrie Poole e-mail: lgpoole@dircon.co.uk

Our County Recorder, Allan Binding, logged some 15,000 records last year! Obviously we cannot cover such numbers here. So, we are particularly interested in first sightings, unusual sightings, in fact anything newsworthy and which you think others would be interested to know about. If in doubt, send it anyway! We look forward to hearing from you.

Chambers Farm Wood - Butterfly Garden

Lincolnshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation manages the Butterfly Garden with the kind permission and support of the Forestry Commission.

Find out more about the garden...

Gallery

EHMThe 'Lincolnshire Gallery' features an aspect of Lincolnshire's butterflies or moths using 20, or so, photos taken within the County by our Members. Every few weeks a new subject will be announced here! The current Gallery is: 'Lincolnshire's Hawkmoths'