One of Wales’ rarest butterflies is making a comeback in Carmarthenshire. Butterfly Conservation Wales has reported a dramatic increase in numbers of the Marsh Fritillary and people are being asked to help the butterfly further by volunteering.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the South Wales branch.
Butterfly Conservation welcomes the Government’s National Pollinator Strategy. The newly published document is a clear steer from Government that the declines in bees and wild pollinators including butterflies and moths are being taken seriously.
A beautiful moth, which for the past 100 years was restricted to the Channel Islands and a tiny corner of South West England, has colonised South Wales.
Find out more about butterfly and moth recording in the South Wales area.
Brown Hairstreak egg surveys - once a week on a weekday - contact Richard Smith
Butterfly News - The Newsletter of the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, September 2005 Issue.
Butterfly News - The Newsletter of the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, April 2005 Issue.
Butterfly News - The newsletter for the south Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, December 2004 issue.