Could millions of Painted Ladies descend this summer?
Species to look out for
Welcome 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
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.
A project to protect the south west’s threatened moorland butterflies has received nearly £23,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has recorded its best year for a decade thanks to 2014’s warm spring weather and work to restore its habitat, a study has revealed.
Find out more on the summer events on Large Blue
Join Butterfly Conservation's Somerset & Bristol Branch at this National Nature Reserve, where we will look for Purple Hairstreak and Silver-washed Fritillary amongst others.
Please join Butterfly Conservation's Somerset & Bristol Branch at this Big Butterfly Count event at Crook Peak
View this season's first sightings or submit your own Somerset and Bristol branch region butterfly and moth records