East Scotland branch

Wester Moss

Species to look out for


Emperor mothWelcome to the East Scotland branch of Butterfly Conservation.

We aim to provide information about the activities of our branch in the Scottish Borders; the Lothians, Falkirk, Clackmannanshire, Perth and Kinross, Fife, Angus, Banffshire and Aberdeenshire.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the East Scotland branch.


Tayside Biological Recorders Day

Saturday 28th February 2015, 10.15am-4.00pm

This event is organised by the Tayside Biodiversity Partnership and hosted, this year, by Leisure & Culture Dundee. Free car parking is available at the Wildlife Centre. Please book as early as possible: last year we were heavily over-subscribed!

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Pollinators Pushed Up The Agenda

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.

Horror Moth Ghosts In For Halloween

The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.

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