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Butterfly Conservation - Sussex Branch:

The Sussex branch holds regular outdoor events across the county, plus an indoor AGM and a Spring Social. It manages the Butterfly Conservation reserve at Park Corner Heath where there are work parties, it advises landowners across the county how to conserve and protect butterflies and moths, and it collects and compiles records of butterflies in Sussex. By being a member of Butterfly Conservation nationally you automatically become a member of the Sussex branch and receive our annual Sussex Butterfly Report and Sussex Branch Newsletter.


Butterfly Conservation - National:


Moths Count:

Moths Count aims to encourage interest in moths throughout the UK and to run the National Moth Recording Scheme to improve knowledge and conservation of the 900+ species of larger moths.


The Garden Moth Scheme:

For anyone interested in recording moths regularly in their garden, anywhere in the UK and Ireland.


UK Moths:

UKMoths brings photos and descriptions of most of Britain and Ireland's moths together in one, easily accessible resource. As well as photos of adult moths, there are many images of larvae, pupae and feeding signs, as well as distribution maps for the majority of species, derived from the NBN Gateway.


Butterflies and Moths of North America:

Butterflies and Moths of North America is an ambitious effort to collect, store, and share species information and occurrence data about butterfly and moth species found on the continent of North America from Panama to Canada. The website includes species profiles, distribution maps, regional checklists, and photographs. Members of the public regularly contribute to the resource by submitting photo-documented sightings for review, verification, and addition to the dataset.


british leafminers:

A developing site which aims to include descriptions and photos of all the leafminers in the UK. European leafminers are also included. The site has species descriptions as well as maps and a key to the leafmines made by Lepidoptera. You can subscribe to newsltters and upadtes from the site.


Dorset Moths:

The purpose of Dorset Moths is to bring together all those interested in moths in Dorset, and to promote the importance of moths as an indicator of biodiversity and habitat health.



Hantsmoths aims to provide full details of all the species that occur in the counties of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and beyond, with good quality photographs, descriptions, distribution maps and details of annual occurrence and phenology patterns.


Northumberland Moths:

A guide to the moths of Northumberland, 1281 different species of moths have been recorded in Northumberland and new species are being discovered every year. This site provides access to the county database which holds 275353 records.


National Moth Night:

National Moth Night (NMN) is the UK’s annual celebration of moths and moth recording. Originally launched in 1999, the date varies each year to focus recording effort on different parts of the season. Atropos founded the event and it is now run jointly with Butterfly Conservation.


Sussex Wildlife Trust:

Sussex Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation covering Brighton and Hove, East and West Sussex.


Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre:

The website of the Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre, one of many local record centres around the UK. We collect, manage and disseminate wildlife data, providing an information service for the whole of Sussex; this includes the counties of East and West Sussex and the City of Brighton and Hove.


Micromoth Early Stages:

Tony Davis's new blog provides extremely useful information for anyone who is interested in the early stages of micro Lepidoptera.


The Lyons Den:

An Alternative Natural History of Sussex. This blog shows the highlights of my day to day findings as a naturalist and ecologist living and working in Sussex. Delivered with a pinch of nihilism, a dash of sarcasm and absolutely no tweeness, here is my attempt to show natural history as it really is: Brutal, beautiful, uncompromising and fascinating... and occasionally ridiculous.


Sussex Butterfly Recording:

In 2009 I took on the role of volunteer Recording Officer for Sussex Butterfly Conservation. I might have bitten off a bit more than I can chew! But I'm learning all the time. This is a place where I hope to share that learning with anyone else interested in wildlife recording in Sussex.


Secret Nature:

This blog shows the highlights of my findings as an entomologist and naturalist living in West Sussex. Any views expressed are mine and not neccessarily those of others. My main areas of interest are invertebrates, birds, mammals and, more recently, the marine flora and fauna. I try to spend as much time as possible in the field and am passionate about conservation of the natural world. I currently sit on the committee of Sussex Butterfly Conservation, where I have recently taken on the role of Editor of their Annual Butterfly Report - so hopefully not too many typos!


Sussex Dragonfly Group:

The Sussex Dragonfly Group - your first stop for information about the dragonflies and damselflies of Sussex.


Wild Hastings:

The Wildlife and Nature Reserves of Hastings & St. Leonards.


Helen Hunt:

I am an artist who depicts moths in my artwork. My pictures can be viewed on my website (in the Drawing section).


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