Sep 1 Merrow
Trippers & species 15,
Brown Hairstreaks 4,
incl worn male on Yarrow. FK

Brown Hairstreak male

Aug 26 Long-tailed Blue returns
See Sightings
Aug 15 video Swallowtail in Surrey!

May 23, Small Copper ab. schmidtii
see Sightings

Surrey Small Copper ab. alba
Adrian Clark





Apr 15VIDEO by Dom Greves

Surrey Adonis larva

Adonis Blue larva attended by red ants, Denbies Hillside

Apr: VIDEO - Magdalen Hill Down reserve, Winchester

Apr 7: Amazon Adventure, the story of Victorian explorer Henry Bates,
Odeon BFI IMAX at Waterloo, attended by Brian May.
See Surrey People

Mar 15Brilliant Butterfly Banks video
Lottery Dream Fund grants £1million
to partnership of LWT, BC & NHM,
focusing on chalk grassland
around Hutchinson's Bank.

Mar 1: RIP John Foulsham, generous host with Daphne of the Vale End field trips.

MarWCBS 2018 report

Mar 24: early Orange-tip. See Sightings



Nov 19 E-moth newsletter

Nov 11 National AGM
Congratulations to Gail Jeffcoate,
winner of the 2018 Marsh Award.
Surrey Chair Simon Saville was elected to
BC's Board of Trustees 

Nov 3 AGM & Members' Day
Congratulations to winners:
Richard Stephens - Photo
Marian Thomas - Quiz

Oct 5  Surrey Skipper Autumn 2018

Aug 31 Surrey Report 2017

May 19: See Facebook Group: Small Blues in Surrey

Apr 6: Peter Beale, founder of our Oaken Wood reserve in 1993, died in Suffolk, aged 88

Mar 10, Barnes Common: 50th Anniversary "Day of Action"

Mar 6, YouTube: Oaken Wood work party 


Apr 26Richmond Park on YouTube, with Sir David Attenborough

Apr 3: Stephen Jeffcoate, launch Chair of Surrey Branch 1995-97 and National Chair 1999-03, died suddenly on March 31, aged 77

Mar 24: Hutchinson's Bank chalks up £21k grant

Mar 13, Red Admiral migration study: please add all sightings to iRecord

Feb 21Bernard Skinner funeral, Beckenham Crematorium, 15.00.
See Steve Gale's tribute


Jan 5Alan Hunt, Branch Secretary 2002-06, died suddenly on Dec 17 aged 63

Nov 12: David Gardner retires after eight years as Branch Chair

More news from Members' Day 
Acting Chair Simon Saville
Quiz winner Peter Brown
Photo Show winner David Hasell

Oct 23Chipstead Downs Butterflies 2016

Oct 10, Mon: BBC4, 21.00 Great Butterfly Adventure

Sep 15, Richmond Park: 156 Small Coppers, Nigel Jackman

Mon, May 9: joint funeral of Phil Boys & his father, who died the same week.
13:15 Randalls Park Cemetery, Randalls Road, Leatherhead KT22 0AG.
Donations in Phil's memory will be split between Radio Marsden & Samson Centre for MS

Jan 13: Chief Exec Martin Warren to step down in Dec


Dec 9Sussex Long-tailed Blue video

Nov: Surrey branch earns £850, Aug-Oct,
Community Matters scheme, John Lewis, Purley Way, Croydon. Sophie Pettit

Oct 26Harold Hughes OBE, Chair of BC 1991-99 and of London branch (Surrey forerunner) in 1980s, died age 81.
BC Chief Exec Martin Warren remembers: “
A visionary leader who steered Butterfly Conservation into the professional era”.Harold, a BC Vice-president, was British Gas Director & Manager, Exploration & Production Companies.
Condolences to his widow, Elizabeth.

Aug-Oct: Surrey branch is one of 3 chosen charities at John Lewis, Purley Way, Croydon. Sophie Pettit

Apr: many thanks to Malcolm Bridge, who has stepped down after 11 years as Oaken Wood manager

Mar 21: Diana Gay Carr, 70, an active branch member for over 10 years, died after a long illness.

Jan 1Bookham Common: 20 Brown Hairstreak eggs found by eight recorders in two hours


Nov 15: Congratulations to Malcolm BridgeOaken Wood Manager since 2003 and County Recorder 2001-13, who received an Outstanding Volunteer award at BC's National Members’ Day

Sep 15: Big Butterfly Count 2014 result;
ITV video clip (1m50s in)