South Wales branch

Caeau Ffos Fach

Species to look out for


Marsh FritillaryWelcome to the South Wales Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

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


Rare butterfly wins politician’s vote

Labour Assembly Member (AM) for the Vale of Glamorgan, Jane Hutt, has ‘adopted’ one of the rarest butterflies in Wales in a bid to boost its numbers...

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Test thumb 1Find out who the County Butterfly Recorders for South Wales are.

You can also access a contacts list for our County Moth Recorders.


Habitat Monitoring In The Alun Valley

Sunday 29th April to Sunday 20th May 2018

Dates provisional - please check nearer the time. We’ll probably select three Sunday mornings and six weekdays during this 3 week period to operate habitat transects.

Visits To Marsh Fritillary Sites

26th May to 17th June 2018

Visits to actual or potential Marsh Fritillary sites in South Wales. Provisional dates - please check nearer the time. Actual dates will depend on the weather.

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