The rare Silver-spotted Skipper is extremely sensitive to small temperature fluctuations, a long-running study has revealed.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the East Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation
The East Midlands Branch covers the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and lowland Derbyshire.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the East Midlands branch.
Search out the Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Purple and White-letter Hairstreak in this fabulous woodland.
A morning walk with Derbyshire Natural History Society
Field trip searching for Marbled White & White-letter Hairstreak.
Field Trips 2013
View the East Midlands branch field trips 2013
Field Trip Reports 2012
View the East Midlands branch 2012 field trip reports
Downloads, Recording Forms & Newsletters
PDF of the East Midlands Branch Events Leaflet for 2013
Use this form for multiple visits to a single site. Please print out and send completed form to the relevant county recorder, addresses on the form.
Use this form for visits to multiple sites. Please print out and send completed form to the relevant county recorder, addresses on the form.
Use this form for sightings aroung the Carsington Water area in Derbyshire. Please print out and send completed forms to address on form.
Use this form for recording butterflies in the Hatton area of Derbyshire. Please print out the completed form and send to the address on the form.