Upper Thames branch

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Species to look out for


Welcome to the Upper Thames Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

AdmiralThe Upper Thames Branch covers Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, which includes the beautiful rolling hills of the Chilterns. It is home to several rare species of butterfly and moth, including the Black Hairstreak, Adonis Blue and Striped Lychnis Moth.

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


Upper Thames: Work Party

Saturday 18th November 2017, 10am-1pm

Join the Upper Thames Branch for scrub clearance at Aston Upthorpe Downs...

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Sunday 19th November 2017, 10.30am-1.30pm

Join the Upper Thames Branch on our annual search for Brown Hairstreak eggs at Slade Camp, Shotover.

Upper Thames: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm

Join a team including members of the Upper Thames Branch on this work party near Bicester, where we shall be clearing scrub to improve the habitat for butterflies and various other forms of wildlife...

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