Species to look out for
Welcome to the Upper Thames Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
The Upper Thames Branch covers Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, which includes the beautiful rolling hills of the Chilterns. It is home to several rare species of butterfly and moth, including the Black Hairstreak, Adonis Blue and Striped Lychnis Moth.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Upper Thames branch.
Your butterfly and moths records in the Upper Thames region are essential to our conservation work
Butterfly Conservation Chief executive Dr Martin Warren gives his reaction to government’s proposed Pollinator Strategy.
Have you seen the harbinger of spring yet?
March sees the welcome return of life and colour to our gardens following the long, cold and this year, very wet winter.