Upper Thames branch

Holtspur Bottom

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

Sunday 25th March 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party at their Holtspur Bottom reserve, near Beaconsfield; activities to be determined.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 6th May 2018: 11.00am

Join us on the first field trip of the season to look for early Spring butterflies

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 13th May 2018: 11.00am

Join us on a field trip to look for the Duke of Burgundy and other spring species.

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