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Welcome to Surrey & SW London branch of Butterfly Conservation.

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Next three events

Surrey: Talk

Monday 25th September 2017, 7.30pm-9.00pm

Come along to a talk "Butterflies – the fun side" by Francis Kelly from the Surrey Branch, at Wesley Hall, Horsham...

Surrey: Entomologists' Fair

Saturday 30th September 2017, 11.00am-4.30pm

Amateur Entomologists' Society: Annual Exhibition & Trade Fair. Kempton Park Racecourse

Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 5th October 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm

Join the Surrey Branch for a work party at our Oaken Wood reserve...

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Surrey News

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For general records, please use iRecord, via computer or App (smartphone/tablet)

Garden Butterfly Survey
Big Butterfly Count
: Jul/Aug
Migrant Watch: Hummingbird Hawk-moth
Painted Lady (last invasion 2009)
Transects: weekly fixed route
WCBS: record for one hour, 4 times a year

Please see our Recording Guide

Our Branch

Surrey & SW London branch was created in 1995 from London (1980-94) branch. Membership reached 1,000 in 2014

Benefits include
40+ field trips
New Members' Day
Members' Day: November
Skipper magazine: March & October

Surrey reserveOaken Wood


Surrey Noticeboard

First/notable records: see Sightings
General records: see iRecord 

Nov 25: Matthew Oates is guest speaker at Members' Day

Oct 12-14Moth Night

Sep 14Work parties resume

Sep 2, Merrow: 11 trippers, 12 species incl 2 Brown Hairstreaks. See Surrey People

Sep 1: Bake Off fans are invited to
Bake for Butterflies

Jun 5: Surrey 2016 Annual Report
available to download

Mar 10, Spring Skipper online:
please click image to download


Archive: older news

County Atlas

Surrey AtlasPublished 2013: £16 (+ £3 p&p)
from Branch Treasurer Peter Camber

Also available
Larger Moths of Surrey
Smaller Moths of Surrey


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