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 to find the Scotch Argus butterfly by the Tima Water - a re-run of last year's washout!
Join the Devon Branch on this joint event with the Dorset Branch to visit this wonderful site, where you can see the Silver-spotted Skipper, Brown Argus, Chalk Hill Blue and the second brood of Adonis Blue.
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.
Join the Cornwall Branch at this beautiful location to search for Grayling butterflies, Dark Green Fritillaries, Clouded Yellows and many more!
There is a strong colony of Silver-spotted Skipper at this location. Depending on the size of the party the afternoon meeting will visit another location looking for Brown Hairstreak.
This visit is to explore one of the walks from the Butterfly Walks in Wiltshire booklet. Bring a packed lunch.
Join the Suffolk Branch on a walk around the north part of Alton water to see butterflies and dragonflies.
A chance to survey an under-recorded part of Lincolnshire. Come and join us in this pioneering day!
A trip to a reliable place to see the Grayling.
This joint trip with Dorset Branch is targeting good views of Adonis Blue and other high summer species. Bring a packed lunch.
The target species is the Wall butterfly, but there could also be Dark Green Fritillary and the Brown Argus (Peak District Race), depending on how advanced the butterfly season is.
A day of wildlife related fun and activities at Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve.
Join the Devon Branch on this trip to find the Brown Argus butterfly.
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 walk to see what has survived the summer.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on their Brown Hairstreak Hunt at Preston Down
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a walk on this hill fort to see the Wall butterfly.
Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch for a wander around their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve. All welcome.
Who comes out to feed as the sun goes down? Discover the fascinating world of Portlethen’s night flying creatures.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on an end of season joint field trip with the Wiltshire Branch to look for the elusive Brown Hairstreak and other late summer butterflies at these Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Reserves.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on this scenic walk to find late-summer butterflies and day-flying moths.
Organised by Atropos and Butterfly Conservation, Moth Night is 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.
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.
Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust at 9am for an inspection of the overnight moth trap followed at 11am by a butterfly walk looking for Grayling butterflies and other wildlife.
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!