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 Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch at one of the country's best sites for the Wood White butterfly. You will have a chance to see the second brood of this species, see what moths were caught in the trap from the previous night and carry out a Big Butterfly Count - the worlds largest survey of its kind.
Join Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch at this Big Butterfly Count Family Fun Day near Winchester to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Butterfly Conservation's Magdalen Hill Down Reserve!
Moth trap opening and butterfly walk
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for their first field trip to Cardinham Woods, a popular site managed by the Forestry Commission.
Join us to see the contents of our moth traps from the night before. Traps will be opened at 10am and there will be our experienced members to help identify the moths
Including a guided walk for beginners,learners,new members
Join us for a bumper Moth Night with some 6 plus lights in various areas - we are hoping for at least 100 macro moths!
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on a day out to Newlyn Downs - a Special Area of Conservation and Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Moth traps set the night before will be opened at this nursery and pick-your-own fruit farm.
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!
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).
Moth trapping and guided walks
Weekend 8th - 9th August
Moths at Plas yn Rhiw
A privileged opportunity to trap for moths at the National Trust’s property, Plas yn Rhiw on Lleyn. This house has beautiful cottage gardens and is beside the coastal soft-cliffs; so hopefully some good moths. Try ‘dusking and set traps 9pm and and stay as late as you will, or be lazy and see the catch 11am on Sunday. Meet at Plas yn Rhiw. Details from Julian at Pensychnant 01492 592595
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.
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.
Booking is essential as visitor's names are needed in advance to get access to this MOD property
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
Join staff and local recorders for an evenings' moth-ing at St.Cyrus NNR in conjunction with National Moth Night 2015. Almost 500 species of moth have been recorded on the reserve. Can we add to the list?
Moth trapping bat Formby