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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Please join the Sussex Branch on this walk to find the Chalk Carpet moth and other downland butterfly species. We will also be doing a Big Butterfly Count!
Join the Branch at The Monastery Garden where as well as seeing the butterflies, you can inspect live moths caught the previous night – many of the moths are really beautiful at this time of year!
Join the Cumbria Branch at this limestone grassland site, where extensive management work has been undertaken by our members.
Join the Cumbria Branch for an evening of moth trapping at this beautiful National Nature Reserve.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch at this moth and butterfly event, where you can also get the chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!
A look through moth traps run the night before. When we moth trapped here in June 2014 we recorded 76 moth species (58 macro-moths and 18 micro-moths).
Join us for this two-day event of moth trapping and guided walks. There will also be a BBQ on the Wednesday and a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!
An identification workshop for all in Duthie Park, with an evening of moth trapping & a morning spent emptying moth traps followed by a butterfly walk, weather-permitting.
A privileged opportunity to trap for moths at the National Trust’s property, Plas yn Rhiw on Lleyn and perhaps a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count when we check the trap the next morning.
Get up close and personal with bats and moths. Come and dispel all your fears of these intriguing animals.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch in the Monastery Garden at Prinknash, where well over 100 different varieties of plants have gone into the creation of a nectar garden.
Join the Cornwall Branch at this beautiful location to search for Grayling butterflies, Dark Green Fritillaries, Clouded Yellows and many more!
Barry Buddon is the largest and best area of sand dunes and dune slacks in this part of Eastern Scotland. By arrangement, we are allowed to spend a day freely exploring the wildlife delights of this valuable array of habitats. Moth traps will be run overnight at Cowbyres and there are over 14 species of butterfly recorded for this site.
Target Species: Overnight moth catch.
Explore the Lepidoptera of Larchfield Estate. Meet 10am at Hillsborough Forest Park car park, for onward travel to Larchfield (car sharing encouraged). Moths traps will be set the previous night and opened on Saturday morning.
Who comes out to feed as the sun goes down? Discover the fascinating world of Portlethen’s night flying creatures.
A family moths evening at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre near Ancrum.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on this scenic walk to find late-summer butterflies and day-flying moths.
Come along on Moth Night Scotland to set up some light traps and enjoy a talk by Malcolm Lindsay with a buffet supper. Then on the Saturday morning there's the opportunity to see what was caught in the traps.
Friday 11th - Saturday 12th September National Moth Night
Set traps around Pensychnant at 9pm and stay as late as you will, or be lazy and see the catch 11am on Saturday at the house with a cup of tea. I will convince you that moths are not just boring and brown (some are brown, but none are boring!) as we examine the previous night’s catch. Good photo opportunities. Details from Julian at Pensychnant (01492) 592595
Discover how to use smelly mixtures and bright lights to attract moths and contribute to this year’s national ‘Moth Night’ survey, plus bat detectors to locate and identify bats.
Booking is essential as visitor's names are needed in advance to get access to this MOD property
Moth trapping bat Formby
St. Cyrus National Nature Reserve is home to a huge variety of butterflies and moths, but many people miss the moths that fly at night. Join local experts to discover the amazing variety of moths and listen out for night hunters including owls and bats with a bat detector!