Highlands - Rosemarkie Cliffs

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Highlands - Rosemarkie Cliffs
Saturday 19th July 2014 OR Sunday 20th July; 10:30am till sometime in the afternoon
Rosemarkie, Black Isle

Target Species:  Northern Brown Argus and other butterflies

Organiser:  BC Highland Branch

 

Date:  Saturday July 19  or  Sunday July 20

Time:  10.30am until sometime in the afternoon

Meeting place:  Parking is available at the northern end of the sea-front road at Rosemarkie. Grid ref. NH 738577 (OS sheet 27 – Nairn & Forres)

Description:  We will walk north along the flowery shoreline cliffs. There is plenty of rockrose growing here which is the foodplant of Northern Brown Argus butterfly. It has been 10 years since the last record of this species here but hopefully we will be able to show that it is still thriving at this site.

Approx duration: 5 hours

What’s needed:  Bring a packed lunch, stout footwear and a happy face.

Any other information:  The trip will take place either on the Saturday or the Sunday, whichever has the best weather forecast. Therefore you must contact Pete a few days prior to the weekend to find out which day it’s going to be.

Leader name:  Pete Moore

Contacts

  • Pete Moore
    Work01479 872261 or 07866 578079.