The East Scotland Branch Action Plan summarises existing knowledge of the distribution, status and ecology of high and medium priority butterflies and moths in Eastern Scotland, and outlines actions and targets for their conservation.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the East Scotland branch of Butterfly Conservation.
We aim to provide information about the activities of our branch in the Scottish Borders; the Lothians, Falkirk, Clackmannanshire, Perth and Kinross, Fife, Angus, Banffshire and Aberdeenshire.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the East Scotland branch.
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Kentish Glory moths are an incredibly rare and beautiful species that now can only be found in NE Scotland in the UK. We are seeking volunteers to help monitor this special species.
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Glasgow to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
Come and see the moths caught in the garden overnight before releasing them back into the wild. An opportunity to learn more about these fascinating and beautiful nocturnal insects.