Red Admiral on Sunflower - Pexels

Are you a budding nature photographer? Have you or your children taken some lovely butterfly or moth snaps through this spring and summer? Why not enter our competition and the overall winner’s photograph will appear in the front cover of our Autumn 2021 newsletter and receive a £25 NHBS voucher, with 2nd place being printed on the back cover.

There are 3 categories:

1. UK butterfly

2. UK moth and

3.Early Stage (egg, larva or pupa) of UK butterfly or moth

Judging will be by the branch committee and the winners announced at our 2021 Members’ Day and AGM. Email your entries to with 'Photography Competition 2021' as the subject title and include the titled photos, where they were taken and your name (and age if under 18). Closing date for entries is 31st May 2021.

Terms and conditions: the competition is open to all Lancashire branch members; entries must have been taken during 2020/21, be of native species and have been taken within the boundaries of the branch with the general location (e.g. Myers Allotment Reserve, Avenham Park etc.) identified for the general interest of the branch members; each member may submit a total of 3 photographs to the competition; each photograph must have a title and be anonymous for judging purposes; only digital images (as JPEGs max 6Mb) will be accepted which may be cropped but must not be enhanced by computer manipulation; members of the branch committee and their immediate families may not enter; winning entries to be available for publication on the branch website and in the newsletter. Submission of photos as stated here indicates your agreement to these terms and conditions.