Upper Thames branch

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Species to look out for

Welcome

Welcome to the Upper Thames Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

AdmiralThe 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.

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.

Your Records

Test thumb 1Your butterfly and moths records in the Upper Thames region are essential to our conservation work

Latest News

New Year’s Egg-Stravaganza!

Families in and around Oxford on New Year's Day are being invited to work off those Christmas mince pies by getting outside and helping to search for rare butterfly eggs.

Pollinators Pushed Up The Agenda

Butterfly Conservation welcomes the Government’s National Pollinator Strategy. The newly published document is a clear steer from Government that the declines in bees and wild pollinators including butterflies and moths are being taken seriously.

View all Upper Thames branch news stories