Lancashire branch

Lancashire Branch Peel Tower

Species to look out for

Invitation to Our Open Day and AGM 8th July

Dear members, friends and supporters. We are delighted to announce that our main event of the year will be at the superb RSPB leighton Moss reserve in Silverdale, North Lancashire.

Full details, including the complete programme of events, map and directions is available on our Events pages.   Click here.

High Brown Fritillary 


Belted BeautyWelcome to the Lancashire Branch of Butterfly Conservation. The Lancashire Branch covers the counties of Lancashire, Northern Greater Manchester and Liverpool.

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

Within our area we have a great variety of moths and butterflies - including a number of National rarities.

During  2017 we are updating and adding new sections to this Lancashire Branch web page - please bear with us if something currently looks incomplete!

Exciting new Book published. Pre-publication offer

Micro moth

An exciting and ground breaking new book on Micro moths, full of field identification tips and written by Ben Smart, is being published.

Jointly sponsored by Butterfly Conservation Lancashire Branch and Lancashire and Cheshire Fauna Society.

A special pre-publication special offer is available until May 15th.  

Click here for full details.

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Myers Allotment Reserve


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Latest Sightings in Lancashire

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Report your new sightings

You can report your latest sightings to us.  Click here to go to our reporting pages