Somerset and Bristol branch

Mount Fancy Reserve

Species to look out for


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

Butterfly Walks in Somerset and Bristol

Butterfly Walks booklet This beautifully illustrated guidebook provides everything you need to know on where to spot every species of butterfly this part of the country has to offer, including the previously extinct Large Blue.

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Dorset: Guided Walk - Cerne Giant Hill

Sunday 20th May 2018, 11.00am-3.30pm

The Somerset and Bristol Branch are joining the Dorset Branch for an exploration of this rich chalk downland, where colonies of Duke of Burgundy and Marsh Fritillary butterflies can be found...

Somerset: Family Wildlife Event At Nutcombe Bottom

Wednesday 30th May 2018, 10am-4pm

Join the adventure! Come and explore the natural world with family games and activities lasting all day. A joint event with Exmoor National Park Authority, Forestry Commission, and Butterfly Conservation.

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Test thumb 1View this season's first sightings or submit your own Somerset and Bristol branch region butterfly and moth records