If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Kent and SE London Branch.
Species to look out for
The Kent Branch is renamed
From April 2018, the Kent Branch was renamed to the Kent & SE London Branch.
Online Recording Changes
The Kent Branch online recording system (at www.kentbutterflies.org) has been now been replaced.
irecord.org.uk is now our recommended recording platform for online recording\records. Please visit the irecord website to register and to find out more information on how to register and use the system.
We would still welcome any sightings, by email to our branch butterfly recorder (Mike Easterbrook)
We are looking into providing a recording spreadsheet (for butterflies) in Excel format soon.
Ben Kirby - 12/04/18
Sightings and records
Take a look at the latest sightings submitted to us by members & visitors.
Visit the Kent Moth Group for the latest news and sightings.
iRecord is now our recommended recording platform for online recording\records. Please visit the iRecord website to register and to find out more information on how to register and use the system.
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Get insider information on our favourite local spots.
The site is known locally as White Hill and is a great location to see many species.
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Sunday 5th August 2018: 10.30am
Shoreham, north of Sevenoaks
Join the Kent Branch at our White Hill reserve, where we hope to see Chalk Hill Blues butterflies, amongst others. This is the last day of the Big Butterfly Count survey - why not download a...
Sunday 12th August 2018: 10.30am
Join the Kent Branch on a walk to see summer butterflies
Volunteer with us
Butterfly Conservation relies on the support of thousands of volunteers, and we are always looking for more help inside the office and out in the field. Whether you want to volunteer at a local branch, get outside and help manage our nature reserves, or help with one of our events, we have something for everyone to get involved in! Your time can make a real difference.