Marsh fritillary

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is trying to buy habitat for the critically endangered marsh fritillary butterfly. Please, read their appeal and consider donating.

Marsh Fritillary conservation status:

  • Butterfly Conservation priority: High
  • Section 41 species of principal importance under the NERC Act in England
  • Listed on Section 7 of the Environment (Wales) Act 2016
  • Northern Ireland Priority Species
  • Scottish Biodiversity List
  • UK BAP: Priority Species                         
  • European status: Vulnerable                    
  • Fully protected under the 1981 Wildlife and Countryside Act
  • Fully protected under then 1985 Northern Ireland Wildlife Order

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