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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Come and find Butterfly Conservation’s stand at the Omagh Show... we’ll be promoting the upcoming Big Butterfly Count which runs 15th July - 7th August this year. Come and ‘have a go’ at moth identification and hear about the life cycle of our butterflies and moths and what you can do to help them in your garden or on the farm. There’ll be advice on how to garden for Lepidopteras, we’ll be promoting our ‘Pots for Pollinators’ initiative and there’ll be fun colouring-in fact sheets for young keen naturalists.
Join us to explore this site where you can see butterflies like the Purple Hairstreak and Essex Skipper.
A walk from Birthwood Rd car park up the Girdle Burn to search for Northern Brown Argus butterfly and their eggs.
Join us for some Identification and recording training. Suitable for novices.
A moth & bat evening
Join the Cambs and Essex Branch on a field trip where we hope to see White-letter Hairstreak butterflies.
The Herts and Middlesex Branch have been invited to join the Cambs and Essex Branch on their walk to see summer butterflies, including White-letter Hairstreak, at Hadleigh Castle Country Park. All welcome.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a summer butterfly walk.
Join the East Scotland Branch for a very easy walk along a level track up to the moss at Easter Drumclair to see the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries there.
Branch Chairman Paul Mapplebeck will lead a walk from Muirshiel Visitor Centre looking for Common Blue, Small Pearl-bordered fritillary etc. etc.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a walk to see Silver-studded Blue butterflies on the tenth anniversary of our Prees Heath Common reserve.
All welcome at this great FREE family day out, with guided walks, moth trap displays, bat roost viewing by infra-red camera, arts and crafts, face-painting and story-telling, butterfly-friendly plants for sale and more.
Come say 'Hello' at our BCNI stand at the Crom Outdoor Adventure Day, and join us for a butterfly walk.
Join the Beds and Northants Branch in Salcey Forest repeating our successful field trip of last year, when we saw Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary, Wood White butterflies, as well as three species of Hairstreak .
A woodland walk, looking for White-letter Hairstreak and other summer butterflies
A joint meeting with the Northants branch to look for woodland species
Join the Cornwall Branch on a walk through this extensive sand dune complex, which is a Cornwall Wildlife Trust reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). We hope to see Dark Green Fritillary and Silver-studded Blue butterflies.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch and Ruislip and District Natural History Society on a walk where we hope to see White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary, Purple Emperor butterflies.
Join the West Midlands Branch on the 10th Anniversary of our Prees Heath Common Reserve for a Silver-studded Blue count and ragwort bash.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk to see high-summer butterflies including, hopefully, White-letter Hairstreaks.
Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on a walk where we hope to see a wide range of mid-summer butterfly species, including High Brown Fritillary, Grayling, Common Blue and Northern Brown Argus. Enjoy this limestone pavement with stunning views and understand the management work undertaken to benefit the different species.
Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.
Join the Warwickshire Branch on a (free) butterfly walk to hopefully see Purple Emperor, Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral and Hairstreak butterflies.
In August 2012 a solitary Marbled White butterfly was photographed in a field adjoining Shipley station. More have been seen since. This walk is part of a follow-up to the previous sightings, to try and monitor the status of this colony.
A walk round this fine reserve looking for summer butterflies and other wildlife.