One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has recorded its best year for a decade thanks to 2014’s warm spring weather and work to restore its habitat, a study has revealed.
Species to look out for
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A spectacular European butterfly has travelled to the UK and for the first time on record, survived the British winter, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.
One of Wales’ rarest butterflies is making a comeback in Carmarthenshire. Butterfly Conservation Wales has reported a dramatic increase in numbers of the Marsh Fritillary and people are being asked to help the butterfly further by volunteering.
Three or four Moth Trapping events will be held, exact dates to be confirmed
New members especially welcome. A chance to tour our new reserve at Cross Hands. See Marsh Fritillary or take part in moth trapping.
A series of three events on 6th June, 5th July and 23rd August. Ceredigion Moth Group are keen to recruit more moth recorders and will be showing moths trapped overnight at the RSPB reserve Ynys-hir.
Butterfly News - The Newsletter of the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, September 2005 Issue.
Butterfly News - The Newsletter of the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, April 2005 Issue.
Butterfly News - The newsletter for the south Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation, December 2004 issue.