You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on a gentle climb to see Mountain Ringlet butterflies at their lowest altitude site in Lakeland, with a possible extension after lunch to Eskmeals Dunes.
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk to Small Blue butterfly sites.
An annual outing to visit Barry Buddon MOD training centre with superb wildlife habitat. One of the best unspoilt sand dune systems on the east coast. Normally access is restricted but we have unlimited access for a day. Home to at least 16 species of butterfly including Small Blue, Grayling, Purple hairstreak and Green hairstreak
Please join us on this guided walk at the Suffolk Wildlife Trust's Newbourne Springs Reserve, to see what butterflies are in the area.
Join the West Midlands Branch to help with monitoring work for the Wood White butterfly. This is part of the new Making a Stand for the Wood White project.
New Members' Walk
Target Species: Wall Brown, Green Hairstreak and Small Heath
Join Jenny Plackett (Butterfly Conservation) and Paul Camp (National Trust) on a walk over Halse Combe to view the Heath Fritillary butterfly.
During early June, with target dates of 9, 10, 11th. All help and interest is welcome. Last year we set up no less than nine simultaneous moth traps and notched up nearly 200 species in a single evening/night
The theme of National Moth Night this year is Hawk Moths.
Join Jenny Plackett (Two Moors Threatened Butterfly Project Officer, Butterfly Conservation) and and Paul Camp (National Trust) on this Heath Fritillary site. The walk is a great opportunity to learn about its life cycle and habitat requirements and the work on Exmoor to restore its fortunes.
Join the Warwickshire Branch at this free National Moth Night event at Oversley Wood led by David Brown. This year the theme is Hawk-moths. Our target species tonight will be False Mocha, Pauper Pug, Pine Hawk-moth and Sciota hostilis.
Join the East Scotland Branch, local recorders and staff at Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, as they identify moths caught in the previous nights traps and see more traps in action on National Moth Night.
Join our Gloucestershire Branch's Bob Smith at this event organised by the Stroud Valleys Project and supported by Adult Education in Gloucestershire. He will show and talk about the moths trapped overnight at the cemetery – last year produced some surprises! There is a £10 charge for the event - advanced booking is required.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch discovering the night-time world of the moths of Stratford Park with expert guide Mike McCrea. Bring a torch, wear sturdy shoes/boots and meet outside the Museum.
Join the West Midlands Branch at Kinver Edge for Moth Night, the annual celebration of moth recording throughout Britain and Ireland by enthusiasts, with local events aimed at raising awareness of moths among the general public.
Join the West Midlands Branch in celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Prees Heath Common Reserve and Moth Night, the annual celebration of moth recording throughout Britain and Ireland by enthusiasts with local events aimed at raising awareness of moths among the general public.
A first for BCNI, we will be travelling to the idyllic Copeland Islands for a relaxed weekend of recording and survey work, in partnership with the Copeland Bird Observatory, the Royal Entomological Society and Buglife.
On the Friday night watch some moth-trapping until late and/or come back in the morning to look at the catch.
Moth Night is Britain's celebration of moths and moth recording. This year's theme is Hawk Moths.
Join the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch for Moth Night, the annual celebration of moth recording throughout Britain and Ireland by enthusiasts with local events aimed at raising awareness of moths among the general public.
Come and find out more about the fascinating and wonderful world of moths. On the Friday evening there will be an introduction to moths and how to attract them using moth traps and other attractants. Those wanting a late night can then help set up traps at nearby sites and see moths coming in as darkness falls. On the Saturday morning the moth traps will be checked at Seadrift. All moths caught will be released unharmed.
In the morning the event will provide an introduction to the Small Blue, Britain’s smallest butterfly. In the afternoon we will visit some of the nearby colonies to look for the butterfly and see its haunts.
Join the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Moth Group for Moth Night, when moth trapping will take place through the woodland and along the various rides. Extra traps welcome, as we have a large expanse of wood that we can cover.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch for a butterfly walk to see Small Blue butterflies and other grassland species.
Butterfly and moth walk at Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve led by staff and volunteers from Natural England. This will be a circular walk to visit exceptional chalk downland on Tan and Milk Hill with spectacular views across the Vale of Pewsey and a wide range of butterflies, birds, moths and wildflowers. Weather allowing the walk will begin with a chance to see moth species trapped the night before as part of National Moth Night.
The East Midlands Branch regrets that due to a sudden family bereavement, Richard Penson is unable to lead this trip. Consequently we have decided to cancel this years weekend away.
The Moth Night event will be run in correlation with the Northants Moth Group and will take place on Saturday June 11th at Fermyn Woods.
We welcome beginners to moth trapping to meet us to examine moths trapped the previous night.
A visit to see a very interesting habitat consisting of acidic grassland, ancient woodland, and blackthorn scrub.
Join Victor Hitchings for an informative talk about his butterfly transect recording at Mynydd Marian, Llysfaen. We will then explore several different species of butterfly at this limestone grassland site. Meet at Llysfaen Village Hall, Dolwen Road, Llysfaen, LL29 8SS at 12-30pm.