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One of the UK’s rarest moths – spotted only a handful of times since its discovery in the 19th century - has been seen in Easter Ross 15 times in five weeks.
A rare and spectacular butterfly may be attempting to colonise the UK after adults recently emerged on the south coast, Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
Many of the UK’s rare spring butterflies have emerged three weeks earlier than last year and a week earlier than average as a result of the recent mild weather, Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
Butterfly Conservation is sad to hear of the recent death of John Randall. John was key member of Devon Branch and former ‘BC Volunteer of the Year’. He devoted much of his life to saving butterflies, moths and other wildlife.
Butterfly Conservation is shocked that the Forestry Commission is again going ahead with aerial spraying of woodland in Berkshire to control Oak Processionary moth.
Butterfly Conservation warns that Britain’s biodiversity is under threat following analysis of data from the National Moth Recording Scheme
Scottish peat bogs are set to receive a boost with the launch of a Butterfly Conservation Scotland ‘bog squad’ dedicated to saving these precious wildlife habitats.
UK butterflies rallied last summer following their worst year on record but numbers were still below average, a study has revealed.
A rare butterfly has defied climate change by changing both its habitat and diet, a study has revealed.
The world’s scariest moth caused chaos at the cricket after invading the BBC commentary box during England’s World Twenty20 clash with the Netherlands.
The latest report from the IPCC concludes that we are facing a big change in world’s climate that will have a huge impact on humans and wildlife alike.
A new survey has revealed that the Chequered Skipper has been playing hide-and-seek with butterfly recorders in Scotland.
Butterfly Conservation Chief Executive, Dr Martin Warren, gives his reaction to the Government’s proposed Pollinator Strategy.
Butterfly Conservation is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Vincent Weir, who was a Vice President and one of the charity’s biggest donors.
Farmland butterflies thrived last year after benefiting from the best summer weather for seven years, a survey has revealed.
Volunteers working to save some of the UK’s most threatened butterflies have been taught historic woodland heritage skills from a Morecambe coppice expert.
A scheme to safeguard rare moorland butterflies has received an award for helping to improve wildlife habitats on Dartmoor.
An amazing 20 species of butterfly have now been found on the sides of one of the busiest roads in Dorset after wild flower seeds were planted on its flanks, Butterfly Conservation has revealed.
A World War Two RAF control tower will become a home for wildlife as part of a project to preserve the building
Butterflies with stable populations have been able to take advantage of climate change and move northwards, a study involving Butterfly Conservation has revealed.