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 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.
A year on from the publication of the State of Nature report, Sir David Attenborough joins Butterfly Conservation and our partners to seek out game-changing solutions to the crisis facing nature.
A flower-strewn Cotswold valley that could become home to the UK's rarest butterfly has been awarded prestigious National Nature Reserve status by Natural England.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.