South Wales branch

Caeau Ffos Fach

Species to look out for

Welcome

Marsh FritillaryWelcome 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.

News

New Moth For Wales!

An extremely rare moth has been discovered in Wales for the first time. Butterfly Conservation received two separate records of the Barred Tooth-striped moth at a woodland site in Monmouthshire earlier this month...

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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Recording

Test thumb 1Find out who the County Butterfly Recorders for South Wales are.

You can also access a contacts list for our County Moth Recorders.

Events

Silver-studded Blue Butterflies

Saturday 25th June

A chance to see Silver-studded Blue in South Wales. (In the event of wholly unsuitable weather on Sat 25th, the event may be moved to either Sunday 26th or the following weekend).

High Brown Fritillary

Saturday 2nd July 2016

This is one of several visits which should enable viewing of High Brown and other violet-feeding fritillary butterflies in 2016.

South Wales: Moths of the Pembrokeshire Coast

Saturday 16th July 2016, 3.00pm-1.00pm

This course is aimed at anyone who would like to learn more about identifying moths from coastal habitats. It is aimed at total beginners wishing to study these moths, as well as people with more advanced knowledge, but whatever your skill level, it will be designed to stretch you.

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Newsletter

Butterfly News April 2005

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Butterfly News - The Newsletter of the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, April 2005 Issue.

Butterfly News December 2004

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Butterfly News - The newsletter for the south Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, December 2004 issue.