Julie Williams elected as Butterfly Conservation Chief Executive
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.
Sir David Attenborough warns of a critical summer for butterflies
Butterfly man awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours list
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch at this rugged coastal site, which has stunning views along the coast towards Porlock Weir. The principal target species is the Grayling butterfly, but other species likely to be present include Dark Green Fritillary, Silver-washed Fritillary, Comma, Meadow Brown and Gatekeeper. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch at this idyllic site for a walk where we will be looking for Chalk Hill Blue, Dark Green Fritillary, Brown Argus, Grayling, Marbled White and other species of butterfly, as well as some interesting flora. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...
Join the Somerset & Bristol Branch at this Big Butterfly Count event at Hatch Hill in the Poldens, which is a mix of woodland and limestone grassland with a very good range of species...
View this season's first sightings or submit your own Somerset and Bristol branch region butterfly and moth records