Major study reveals another tough summer for UK butterflies
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Somerset and Bristol Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
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
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.
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...
Come for a walk to search for wildlife in the woods. We’ll be on the lookout for deer, bats, moths, glow worms and the elusive Nightjar.
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.
View this season's first sightings or submit your own Somerset and Bristol branch region butterfly and moth records