East Scotland branch

Green Hairstreak

Species to look out for

Welcome

Emperor mothWelcome 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.

News

View all East Scotland branch news stories

Events

KENTISH GLORY PHEROMONE LURING WORKSHOP

Saturday 5th May 2018: 10.00am start

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 Butterfly Identification Workshop: Glasgow

Saturday 5th May 2018, 10am-3pm

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.

May Moths in the Garden

Sunday 6th May 2018, 10.00am-11.30am

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.

View all

Small Blue Butterfly Survey 2015

Read this fascinating update on the Small Blue butterfly in Berwickshire and Northumberland by one of our Branch volunteers, Iain Cowe.

Small Blue Survey 2015 by Iain CoweTake a look at the wonderful photos and hear about some of the places you could see this beautiful butterfly.- just click on the image!