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: Butterfly Recorders' Meeting

Thursday 4th May 2017, 8pm-10pm

This meeting is for butterfly recorders who are happy to record in the area of the Cotswolds north and east of the Stroud area. We are always looking for new recorders to help record in this under-recorded area of the county...

Gloucestershire: Guided Walk

Tuesday 16th May 2017, 11am-1pm

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this walk north-west of Cirencester where we hope to see the Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly...

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Monday 22nd May 2017, 2.15pm-4.30pm

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session to prepare the garden for the summer - extra hands are always welcome....

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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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