Butterflies and moths are sensitive indicators of the health of our environment. Find out how you can help them. 

Brimstone - Bob Eade

First butterfly sightings 2020

2020's earliest sightings of resident and common migrant butterflies, as reported to Butterfly Conservation.

Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth - Kasia Bukowska

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Small Tortoiseshell (upperwing) - Andrew Cooper

All events cancelled

All Butterfly Conservation events are cancelled until further notice. 

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Marsh Fritillary (Female/Upperwing) - Iain Leach

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Small Elephant Hawk-moth (underwing) - Bob Eade

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Silver-studded Blue - Mark Searle

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Volunteers in our Branches manage over 30 Nature Reserves - all havens for butterflies, moths and other wildlife. Why not visit one near you? 

Garden Tiger - Iain Leach

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