Butterfly Conservation: Company limited by guarantee, registered in England (2206468)
Registered Office: Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP
Charity registered in England & Wales (254937) and in Scotland (SCO39268)
VAT No. 565 9070 16
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Membership details and how to join Butterfly Conservation here!
Twitter along with us..
We now have a twitter account along with our Facebook page.
Welcome to the Cornwall branch of Butterfly Conservation, dedicated to saving wild butterflies, moths and their habitats.
CBC greetings cards
Barry Ofield has kindly created a set of greetings cards for CBC from his own original paintings. If you wish to buy some please contact Jim : 01736 794134 for payment details.
5 for £5
Or £1.25 each.
All proceeds go to Cornwall Butterfly Conservation.
Have you seen a Seven Spot Ladybird?
Sarah Catherine Paul a PhD student at University of Exeter, Tremough campus (click for profile) is on the lookout for our native 7-spot Ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata). She would be incredibly grateful for reports of any sightings via email firstname.lastname@example.org. For the UK ladybird survey information on identifying the 7-spot click here.
The Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta
There are still Red Admirals out and about finding nectar here and there. Look out for them on Ivy or apples lying on the ground in a sunny spot.
Press officer and newsletter editor needed....
Would you like to help Cornwall Butterfly Conservation as a volunteer? We are looking for someone to put together our newsletter which is usually produced three times a year. This requires some computer literacy and attention to detail. We are also seeking a Press Officer to help keep our news stories and conservation opportunities in the media. There is no reason why one person could not fulfil both roles. If you are interested please contact Philip.
Your recordings are vital in informing our plans for the future conservation work we do. All your recorded sightings are helpful in adding to our understanding and we urge you to use the online recording form here or the form here
We would very much like you to do Timed Counts which is the recording of a key species over a limited time, say half an hour, at a key location. Use the Timed Count forms in the downloads section or our online recording form and put “timed count” in the comments box or simply email the details to Paddy or Jim.
Recording your sightings!