An extremely rare moth has been discovered in Wales for the first time. Butterfly Conservation received two separate records of the Barred Tooth-striped moth at a woodland site in Monmouthshire earlier this month...
Species to look out for
Welcome 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.
More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.
Wales Environment Link (WEL), a coalition of 29 environmental NGOs in Wales, including Butterfly Conservation, is encouraging Assembly Members to vote to progress the Environment (Wales) Bill.
Late May to mid June - Visits to Marsh Fritillary sites
During early June, with target dates of 9, 10, 11th. All help and interest is welcome. Last year we set up no less than nine simultaneous moth traps and notched up nearly 200 species in a single evening/night
A chance to see Silver-studded Blue in South Wales. (In the event of wholly unsuitable weather on Sat 25th, the event may be moved to either Sunday 26th or the following weekend).
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.