Sussex branch


Species to look out for


Welcome to the Sussex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Test thumb 1The Sussex branch holds regular outdoor events across the county, plus an indoor AGM and a Spring Social. It manages the Butterfly Conservation reserve at Park Corner Heath where there are work parties, it advises landowners across the county how to conserve and protect butterflies and moths, and it collects and compiles records of butterflies in Sussex.

Latest News

March of the micros

An increasing number of new moth species are arriving and settling in the UK as a result of the global reach of the horticultural trade and the changing climate, moth experts today revealed.

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Sussex: Search For Silver-studded Blues

Saturday 30th June 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm

Find out about heathland butterflies and moths on this walk around these two special Sussex lowland heath nature reserve sites. Dogs welcome too!

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Sussex Butterfly Atlas - Get Your Copy Now

SwallowtailThe Butterflies of Sussex; A Twenty-First Century Atlas, is a beautifully illustrated book covering 53 species and providing many insights into the sometimes dramatic changes in their fortunes.

This is the first publication in over twenty years to identify the region’s key species and the best places to see them, including tips on searching out exotic overseas visitors like the Long-tailed Blue or Continental Swallowtail!

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