Welcome to Atropos
Atropos is the UK journal for butterfly, moth and dragonfly enthusiasts. It is published three times a year, with an annual Migration Review. This website is a resource for visitors to find out about latest sightings, how to get involved in recording in their local area and to share information with other enthusiasts.
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Photo of the Month
Each month during between April and November, Atropos awards a £20 prize for the best photo posted on the Flight Arrivals news page. This prize can be used against purchases over £34 from Atropos Books (but can not be used in conjunction with other offers).
To be eligible for the prize all you need to do is post your image of a migrant butterfly, moth or dragonfly with your news on Flight Arrivals. To qualify images must not have been previously published.
The winners for August, September, October and November are featured below:
Portland Riband Wave:
Trapped and photographed by Mike Hetherington in Dorset on 19 August.
Slender Burnished Brass:
Trapped and photographed by Miker Spicer in St Erth, Cornwall on 15 September
Trapped and photographed by Paul Harris in Weymouth, Dorset on 7 October
Trapped and photographed by Tony Rouse in Densole, Kent on 26 November