Somerset and Bristol branch

Mount Fancy Reserve

Species to look out for

Welcome

Large blue smallWelcome to the Somerset and Bristol Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

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

Butterfly Walks in Somerset and Bristol

Butterfly Walks booklet This beautifully illustrated guidebook provides everything you need to know on where to spot every species of butterfly this part of the country has to offer, including the previously extinct Large Blue.

Find out where you can get a copy

Latest News

Liquorice-Loving Moth Needs Your Help!

Butterfly Conservation (BC) is calling on wildlife enthusiasts around Somerset’s Polden Hills to help stop the decline of a beautiful moth by planting Wild Liquorice seeds on a nature reserve.

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.

The Large Blue Butterfly Needs Your Help!

Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is calling on people in Somerton and Langport to help them secure the future of a globally endangered butterfly.

View all Somerset and Bristol branch news stories

Events

There are no events scheduled for the requested area. Field events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.

Sightings

Test thumb 1View this season's first sightings or submit your own Somerset and Bristol branch region butterfly and moth records