Species to look out for
Welcome to the Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Gloucestershire branch.
Butterfly/Moth events in Gloucestershire
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party at Strawberry Banks, east of Stroud. This site is mainly known for the Marsh Fritillary butterfly, but also has a wide variety of wild flowers. We shall be clearing scrub to maintain the habitat and its diversity...
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this work party west of Sudeley Castle, where we will be clearing scrub to improve habitat for Wall and other butterflies...
Join the Gloucestershire Branch reducing scrub to maintain grassland on our Prestbury Hill reserve north-east of Cheltenham..
Butterfly walks booklet
The 2nd Edition of the Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire booklet is now available from the Branch Treasurer.
As well as walks, we've added an extra list of good butterfly sites around the county and a guide to the flight times of our butterflies to help you decide which walk to do and when.
Take a look at the latest photographs from Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
Discover Moths At Rough Bank Reserve
Moth recording has been taking place at Rough Bank since Butterfly Conservation purchased the site in 2012.
We now have records for hundreds of species, so take a look at our list of what you can find at the site.
A number of rare and nationally scarce moths have also been recorded at the Reserve, so why not take a look at our photos and find out a bit more about them.
Stroud MP David Drew has become a Species Champion for the Large Blue
UK braced for influx of rare continental moths looking for ivy to feed upon
The Red Admiral enjoyed a record summer in this year's Big Butterfly Count...