North Wales branch

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Species to look out for

Welcome

Red AdmiralWelcome 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.

Latest 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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Events

North Wales: AGM And Illustrated Talks - Pensychnant Centre

Saturday 8th October 2016, 10.30am-3.30pm

Join us for the brief AGM and a series of interesting talks from three excellent speakers; Sally Pidcock (Warden of the Great Orme), Michael Slater (Warwickshire Small Blue Project Officer, BC) and Dr Tom Brereton (Head of Monitoring, BC).

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Sightings

Test thumb 1Click 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: iangorton180969@btinternet.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.

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