Species to look out for
Welcome to the North 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 North Wales branch.
There is a very useful site about butterflies and moths in North Wales called North Wales Lepidoptera.
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.
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.
The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.
There are no events scheduled for the requested area. Field events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.
Click here to see the latest butterfly and moths sightings in the North Wales branch region. Older sightings can be found in the "Archived Records" section below.
Send your new sightings to Ian Gorton at: email@example.com please include:
- Date seen.
- Butterfly species and approx numbers of each
- Where you saw them
- The nearest town
- The grid reference
- Your name
- Any additional info you want to include.