A moth & bat evening
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Kent Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Kent branch.
Online recording for the 2016 season has now opened. Please scroll down the page to find the buttons to submit butterfly records online or visit:
A moth & bat event, at Lullingstone Country Park, is being held on Saturday 2nd July 2016. David Gardner, our branch chairman, is running the moth trap. Booking is essential. Please see our events section for more details.
Our next field trip is to Burnt Oak Wood, Orlestone Forest on Sunday 3rd July 2016. Please see our events section for more details.
Our website was last updated on 27th May 2016
New distribution map for the Adonis Blue added. Please see the "Kent Butterfly News 2016" page for more details.
Kent Members' Sightings
For the latest sightings, submitted to us by members & visitors, please click here or on the "Sightings" link on the right hand menu. Please note these do not include the records submitted online, using Kent's online recording pages\system
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