Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire branch

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hawksmallThe Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch is one of the regional branches of Butterfly Conservation in the UK.

We raise awareness about the threats to our butterflies, moths and their habitats and provide advice and practical help on how to protect them in this region.

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


Bedfordshire And Northamptonshire: Fineshade Wood Field Trip

Sunday 30th July 2017: 10.30am

Join the Beds and Northants branch on this field trip to a good site for Silver-washed Fritillary and White-letter Hairstreak butterflies, plus White Admiral, Purple Hairstreak and possibly Purple Emperor, seen here for the first time in 2015...

Bedfordshire And Northamptonshire: Totternhoe Field Trip

Sunday 6th August 2017: 11am

Join the Beds and Northants Branch looking for Chalk Hill Blue and other butterfly species at Totternhoe Knolls, near Dunstable. This is the last day of the Big Butterfly Count survey - why not download a...

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Submit your photographs of butterflies and moths on our Flickr group


Report Your Butterfly Sightings

Report your butterfly sightings here:
Northants sightings    Beds sightings

Report your moth sightings

Report your moth sightings here:
Northants Moths group    Beds Moth group


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