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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A walk round this fascinating geological feature to try and see the target species, Wall Brown.
Target Species: Dingy Skipper, Small Heath, Common Blue and other summer butterflies.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on their Stoke Camp reserve in the Mendips, holding limestone grassland with spectacular views to the south across the Levels.
Most of us recognise May Hill as a landmark with its clump of trees on the top. It is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). This is a chance to explore May Hill and the adjacent Newent Woods to look for Wood White, Grizzled Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the West Midlands Branch and the Clee Hill Community Wildlife Group on a butterfly walk; we shall be looking for Small Heath, Common Blue and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies.
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
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a Moth Breakfast - we will inspect yesterday's Moth Night moth traps before releasing the moths. We are also celebrating the 10th Anniversary of our Prees Heath Common Reserve
Join the West Midlands Branch and the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust to experience the wonder of moths at this moth breakfast, as local moth expert Robin Hemming opens his moth traps.
Mid-June is the best time of year for diversity of moth species and numbers of individuals. Hawk-moths should be flying, together with many other interesting and colourful species.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch for this event which is on the first day of Stroud Nature 2016. It will be combined with other activities during the day, both at the farm and at Stroud Brewery and is also a Moth Night Event. More details will be added nearer the event.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch and see what moths have been recorded in the overnight traps at this jewel of a reserve.
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.
Once again we are hosting our event for National Moth Night jointly with Norfolk Wildlife Trust, this time at the ancient woodland site of Foxley Wood
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.
Come and join us on a field trip to Cornwall’s only site for the nationally rare Heath Fritillary butterfly, which is now established here after a successful reintroduction in 2006.