The Berkshire Moth Group is a friendly group dedicated to moth recording and conservation in the county. This website provides information about some of our activities - use the "Navigation" links on the left to explore the site.

Please contact us to join the group, or for further information. For questions about moth identification or to upload photos see also


  • Database reaches half a million! I've just noticed that following some recent record imports the county moth database now contains over half a million records! Congratulations to all involved over many years.Exactly which ...
    Posted 8 Jan 2016, 14:21 by Martin Harvey
  • Can you help digitise moth records? One of the things we'd like to do in preparation for a county moth atlas is to incorporate more of the data that is missing from our database. In ...
    Posted 5 Jan 2016, 15:06 by Martin Harvey
  • Latest site reports available from Les Finch Les Finch has recently supplied reports for 2015 from Snelsmore Common, Maidenhead Thicket and Woolley Firs. These are now available from our Bibliography page, along with some other new reports ...
    Posted 2 Jan 2016, 10:24 by Martin Harvey
  • Targeting squares and species for the national atlas I've started compiling some maps and information to help us target recording for the forthcoming national atlas (for which 2016 is the final year of recording).
    Posted 6 Dec 2015, 14:24 by Martin Harvey
  • Species list for Maiden Erlegh LNR After some confusion on my part over the many site names that have been used for the Maiden Erlegh reserve/park/centre/MELNR, not to mention my inability to add ...
    Posted 13 Nov 2015, 01:54 by Martin Harvey
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Beautiful blues

A short animated video of the extraordinary run of records and photos for Clifden Nonpareil in Berkshire - maybe now a resident species???

Year without equal - a celebration of Clifden Nonpareil moth in Berkshire

Brilliant guide to micro-moths - available to purchase now!!

"It is astonishingly good" - "the book makes me very happy!"

Common Micro-moths of Berkshire

Over 100 species included, in full colour throughout.
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