Surrey Butterflies


Recording your sightings

iRecord Site to record all records regardless of taxonmic group

Butterfly App for Android or iPhone

Garden Butterfly Survey Site to record you garden butterflies.

Migrant Watch Site to record sightings of Painted Lady's and Humming-bird Hawk Moths

Big Butterfly Count Site for the whole family to count butterflies during July and August

Butterfly Conservation - recording & monitoring Contact for your local County recorder

UKBMS Site to record UKBMS Transect records

WCBS The Wider Countryside Survey Recording Form

Recorder 6 Software to manage records on a local PC or server.

Useful links

Online resources

UK Butterflies Great resource for UK Butterflies.

UK Moths Great resource for UK Moths

British leafminers Site to photograph and record all the leaf mining fauna which occur in Britain. The leaf mining fauna include Coleoptera (beetles), Diptera (flies), Hymenoptera (sawflies) and Lepidoptera (moths).

UK Fly Mines The leaf and stem mines of British flies and other insects


The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation a journal founded by the famous Lepidopterist J.W.Tutt in 1892 and published without a break ever since. It contains both peer reviewed articles and Notes, including some regular definitive reviews, such as the annual review of microlepidoptera new to Britain and the annual review of migrant Lepidoptera.

Entomologists Gazette The journal includes peer reviewed papers and notes on the biodiversity, biology, conservation, ecology, genetics, distribution, historical perspectives, taxonomy and systematics of all orders of Palaearctic insects, with an emphasis on the Lepidoptera

Atropos the UK journal for butterfly, moth and dragonfly enthusiasts, published four times a year including an annual Migration Review


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