Kent branch

Kent White Hill Reserve

Species to look out for


Orange-tip by Neil HulmeWelcome 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.


Our first field trip is on Sunday 1st May 2016 at White Hill Reserve in Shorham, Kent.  The weather forecast for Sunday is looking cloudy with some possible rain showers, so please keep checkng the weather forecast.  Early spring butterflies are difficult to find even in good weather.

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:

Kent Online Recording

Please click here to submit Kent (in the field) records online

Please click here to submit Kent (Garden) records online


Kent: Denge Wood

Sunday 15th May 2016: 10.30am

Come along for a walk and see the Duke of Burgundy and a display of orchids

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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.

Latest News

40 year slump for UK Butterflies

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.

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