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Butterfly Conservation
Saving butterflies, moths and our environment. UK Charity.
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Moth Night 2019 21h
Organising a moth event for 2019? Please submit the details to the website to raise awareness and help promote Moth Night
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Butterfly Conservation 13h
Where are the butterflies? We are currently experiencing the ‘June Gap’, caused simply, by a coincidence of the timing of butterfly life cycles in the UK. Discover more:
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Butterfly Conservation 21h
The Dark Green Fritillary (Argynnis aglaja) is a large, powerful butterfly and one of our most widespread fritillaries. Look for them now, flying rapidly in a range of open sunny habitats. Photo by Nigel Kiteley
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 15
Looking to identify a moth or want to know which moths to see locally? Find out with the What's Flying Tonight app:
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 15
The first Silver-studded Blue (Plebejus argus) of 2019 was seen on the 23 May in Cornwall. The butterfly has a restricted distribution but occurs in large numbers in suitable heathland and coastal habitats. Has declined through most of its range.
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
For too long, politicians have been pressing the snooze button. Together with and we will be sounding the alarm on 26 June that to wake up and respond to the urgency of climate and environment challenges ⏰Join us!
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Those are Mint moths, more info about them on our website:
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Team4Nature Jun 10
How many people can this beautiful butterfly reach before the starts on 19th July 2019? Please RT to help it on its way 😊👇 (Stunning Small Tortoiseshell image credit: )
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
The native British race feeds solely on Milk-parsley and is confined to the Norfolk Broads. There are occasional sightings of their European cousins along the south coast.
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Looks like it could be an Emperor moth caterpillar:
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
A pair of Common Blues but beautiful image!
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Replying to @SBlandfo @30DaysWild
That'll be the June Gap:
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Replying to @PaulBambiBurns @BBC
Great spot Paul! Please could you log your sighting on our website:
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Replying to @whitemailbox
Definitely worth growing some Common Bird’s-foot Trefoil in your garden, could encourage them to breed.
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Replying to @GardeningAlice
Appears to be a Large Yellow Underwing:
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Indeed a Painted Lady, you can log your sightings here:
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Replying to @987jonty @RSPBHamWall
Superb! Please could you log your sighting with us, if you haven't already:
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
Replying to @GreenAcres_Farm
The similar looking Mullein moth caterpillars
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Malcolm Hull Jun 9
Great news, Small Blue discovered on Baldock Bypass in Noth Herts, 13 years after the road opened, with its embankments planted with Kidney Vetch
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Butterfly Conservation Jun 14
It certainly is :)
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