Ardery Moths And Butterflies

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Ardery Moths And Butterflies
Saturday 25th May 2013
Scotland - Forestry Commission car-park at Ardery, 5 miles west of Strontian on the Ardnamurchan peninsula.

This event is being run as part of Sunart Wildlife Festival. Tom Prescott of Butterfly Conservation will be going through the moth trap from 10.30am to 11.30am and then will be on hand throughout the day looking for butterflies, particularly Chequered Skipper. Participants at this event can also learn about lichens, from two lichen experts, along the 700 metre trail to the wildlife hide where Forestry Commission staff will be on hand to talk about local wildlife.

Meeting place: Forestry Commission car-park at Ardery, 5 miles west of Strontian on the Ardnamurchan peninsula. Grid ref NM746 618 (OS sheet 40 Loch Shiel)

Approx duration: Staff will be on hand until 4pm but you don’t need to stay that long.

What’s needed: Packed lunch if you want to stay over lunchtime.

Leader name: Tom Prescott

Leader contact details: E-mail: tprescott@butterfly-conservation.org

Tel: 01540 661469. Mob: 07979 785665

Henry Dobson is the FCS event organiser, E- mail: henry.dobson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk