In the UK, since 1976, the habitat specialists butterflies index has fallen by 77%, whilst wider countryside abundance is down by 46%.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Somerset and Bristol Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
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Butterfly Walks in Somerset and Bristol
This beautifully illustrated guidebook provides everything you need to know on where to spot every species of butterfly this part of the country has to offer, including the previously extinct Large Blue.
An increasing number of new moth species are arriving and settling in the UK as a result of the global reach of the horticultural trade and the changing climate, moth experts today revealed.
A wildlife charity is encouraging Somerset schoolchildren to come face to face with the UK’s rarest butterfly this summer.
There are no events scheduled for the requested area. Field events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.
View this season's first sightings or submit your own Somerset and Bristol branch region butterfly and moth records