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.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Northern Ireland Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Northern Ireland branch.
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.
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