South Wales branch

Caeau Ffos Fach

Species to look out for


Marsh FritillaryWelcome to the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the South Wales branch.


B&Q boost for butterflies

Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is pleased to announce a new partnership with B&Q to encourage customers to take action to help butterflies and other pollinators.

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Test thumb 1Find out who the County Butterfly Recorders for South Wales are.

You can also access a contacts list for our County Moth Recorders.


Habitat Management workparties

Winter Sundays October to Febuary

Habitat management in Vale of Glamorgan for High Brown Fritillary. Hedge & blackthorn thicket restoration workdays for brown hairstreak in Carmarthenshire and several management days for marsh fritillary at our reserve at Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire.

South Wales: Brown Hairstreak Egg Surveys

Weekdays from late October 2016 to April 2017

There will be autumn, winter & early spring brown hairstreak egg surveys in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire. These are mainly weekdays, chosen a few days in advance for weather, during the period between late October and early April. If you are interested, please register in advance.

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Butterfly News April 2005

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Butterfly News - The Newsletter of the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, April 2005 Issue.

Butterfly News December 2004

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Butterfly News - The newsletter for the south Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, December 2004 issue.