Join the Kent Branch on a walk looking for summer butterflies. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.
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:
Our next field trip is to Lullingstone Country Park on Sunday 17th July 2016. Please see our events section for more details.
Our website was last updated on 12th July 2016
Sightings page updated with the latest sightings received by members.
First Sightings page updated.
Join the Kent Branch at our White Hill reserve, where we hope to see Chalk Hill Blues butterflies, amongst others. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.
Join the Kent Branch at this Kent Wildlife Trust reserve, where we hope to see Silver-spotted Skipper and other downland species of butterflies.
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
More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.
A striking continental butterfly has emerged on the South Coast in record numbers for the second time in three years...
Could millions of Painted Ladies descend this summer?