The Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire branch is one of the regional branches of Butterfly Conservation in the UK. We raise awareness about the threats to our butterflies, moths and their habitats and provide advice and practical help on how to protect them in this region.


Number of species seen this year: 37

(Red Admiral, Comma, Brimstone, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Painted Lady, Small White, Holly Blue, Orange-tip, Speckled Wood, Green-veined White, Large White, Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper, Small Copper, Duke of Burgundy, Small Heath, Common Blue, Brown Argus, Wood White, Small Blue, Large Skipper, Ringlet, Meadow Brown, Black Hairstreak, Marbled White, Dark Green Fritillary, Silver-washed Fritillary, Small Skipper, White Admiral, Essex Skipper, White-letter Hairstreak, Purple Hairstreak, Gatekeeper, Purple Emperor, Clouded Yellow)

Past years

Nearby branches

What you can see this time of year

Last updated : 29th October 2019

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