Gloucestershire branch

Rough Bank

Species to look out for


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

Butterfly/Moth events in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Tuesday 22nd August 2017, 7pm-9pm

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session at Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden to prepare the garden for the next open day on 26 August. Extra hands are always welcome....

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

Saturday 26th August 2017, 11.30am-4.30pm

Join the Gloucestershire Branch at Prinknash Abbey's Butterfly Nectar Garden, part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey, near Cranham. Members of the Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies, plants and Butterfly Conservation in general. If possible, we will have a display of live moths...

Gloucestershire: Guided Walk

Wednesday 30th August 2017, 2pm-4pm

Join the Gloucestershire Branch looking for Adonis Blue butterflies near Nailsworth...

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Butterfly walks booklet

Butterfly Walks in GloucestershireThe 2nd Edition of the Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire booklet is now available from the Branch Treasurer.

As well as walks, we've added an extra list of good butterfly sites around the county and a guide to the flight times of our butterflies to help you decide which walk to do and when.


Take a look at the latest photographs from Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Rough Bank reserve opening

Discover Moths At Rough Bank Reserve

Moth recording has been taking place at Rough Bank since Butterfly Conservation purchased the site in 2012.

We now have records for hundreds of species, so take a look at our list of what you can find at the site.

A number of rare and nationally scarce moths have also been recorded at the Reserve, so why not take a look at our photos and find out a bit more about them.


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