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 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.
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
A walk along this spectacular coast to see Small Blue, Wall and Northern Brown Argus butterflies plus plenty of other amazing wildlife
Discover summertime moths, which should include some of the spectacular Hawkmoths.
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.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Portsmouth City Council site, where we are aiming to see: Small Blue, Common Blue and Holly Blue butterflies. There are also spectacular views over the Solent.
Members of the public are invited to join our Branch at this beautiful nature reserve, where they can find out about Butterfly Conservation and what we do in the local area. We will also be going through moth traps from the night before and leading guided butterfly walks. All welcome!
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.
Saturday 11/06/2016 (11.00) - FENNY COMPTON TUNNELS
Butterfly Walk (FREE) led by Mike Slater
Meet some wee woodland beasties, including live moths caught last night for the national Moth Night survey and discover who lives in the pond at Burnett Park!
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on a walk where we hope to see Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies. Other species on the wing are likely to include Large Skipper, Small Copper, Common Blue and Small Heath.
Join the West Midlands Branch as they empty the moth trap from last night. This will be followed by butterfly walk to a wildflower meadow.
Held in conjunction with The Ted Ellis Trust at Wheatfen Nature Reserve, Surlingham. An opportunity to see Swallowtails.
Join the Devon and Dorset Branches on a guided walk through Ashclyst Forest, where both Small Pearl-bordered and Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies should be flying.
Join the Cambs and Essex Branch and members of the Friends of the Flitch Way on a walk to see common butterfly species, along with the orchids and other flora found on this chalkland cutting.
Looking for the colonies of Small Blue and Dingy Skipper butterflies.
A walk round this RSPB reserve looking for Swallowtails
Join Sue Smith from the Gloucestershire Branch; she will give an introductory talk then lead a walk through the cemetery, which is a nature reserve and comprises the Victorian Chapel of Rest, old gravestones, unimproved limestone grassland, scrub, plantation woodland, specimen trees and boundary walls.
Join the Lancashire Branch at Heysham Moss Nature Reserve (Lancashire Wildlife Trust), where we will be shown around by Steve Ryder, LWT warden. We hope to see Large Heath and other coastal butterflies.
A Summer Work Party to generally manage the woodland including upkeep of the rides and footpaths. All help very welcome!
Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a trip to look for the elusive Black Hairstreak butterfly and other early summer species.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this walk across Selsley Common. We will be mainly looking for Dingy Skipper, Large Skipper, Small Blue, Common Blue, Adonis Blue and Small Heath butterflies. There are also a lot of wild flowers, so with luck we will see both Bee and Fragrant Orchids.
A field trip to see the Black Hairstreak
Discover some smaller residents of Belwade Farm as we first open light traps set overnight to catch moths before releasing them - find out how you can help these fascinating insects and others that pollinate plants.
Philip (Chair of Cornwall Butterfly Conservation) and Faith Hambly invite you to their farm at Lethytep, with its wonderful wildlife area with walks and lakes. There should be many mid-summer butterflies flying, and much more besides.