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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Target Species: Spring butterflies - hopefully Grizzled Skipper.
Join us on our first Field Trip of the year to Chapel St. Leonards to see Spring butterflies including, we hope, Holly Blue, Green Hairstreak, and Wall Brown.
Join the Cornwall Branch on a beautiful walk down to the De Lank river, where there is the opportunity
to see the rare Pearl-bordered Fritillary, other spring butterflies such as the Brimstone and view the recent conservation work undertaken by volunteers.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on this private reserve managed by the J&F Clark Trust and Millfield School. We hope to see Brown Argus, Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak and Holly Blue butterflies.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at this Forestry Commission site, where we are aiming to see one of the largest colonies of Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies in the New Forest, as well as Cuckoo and woodland flora and fauna.
Join the Devon and Dorset Branches on a guided walk over chalk downland to search for colonies of Duke of Burgundy butterflies. We shall also look for other species of butterflies, possibly including some Blues, Green Hairstreak, Dingy and Grizzled Skippers and Marsh Fritillary.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a walk to see Grizzled Skipper butterflies with Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. This event is organised by HMWT, so a donation of £3 will be requested.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a Spring butterfly walk.
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this training workshop at Bonnybridge to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
We will be preparing for our next open day - helpers are always welcome.
Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party at our Prees Heath Common Reserve. We shall be clearing birch seedlings and ragwort and hunting for Silver-studded Blue caterpillars.
Trap opening, butterflies and day flying moths - Lynford Arboretum/Lakes.
This is a joint MOD Conservation Group / Cornwall Butterfly Conservation walk. In addition to seeing a variety of spring wild flowers, we should find, amongst other butterflies, the Grizzled Skipper, which is now only located on this site in Cornwall.
A guided walk for spring butterflies
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this training workshop at Culross to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
Join the Cumbria Branch at this Cumbria Wildlife Trust (CWT) event, moth trapping on Friday evening and examining then releasing the moths the next morning.
Join the Devon Branch on a moth trapping evening in this Devon Wildlife Trust Reserve, a mixed woodland site.
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, and Glasgow is no exception, with at least 20 species of butterfly being found in and around the city. Come along to this free training workshop at Robroyston Park to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep!
Join us on a walk run by the Upper Thames Branch to see spring butterflies, especially Small Blue, Dingy Skipper, also day-flying moths such as Burnet Companion.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a walk organised by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. We are hoping to see Grizzled Skipper, Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies, as well as other spring species.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at this Natural Nature Reserve (managed by Natural England), which is a large tract of open chalk grassland with many species of wildflowers, butterflies and moths. We are hoping to see Duke of Burgundy, Adonis Blue, Small Blue and Brown Argus butterflies, as well as other rare invertebrates.
Join us for some Identification and recording training. Suitable for novices.
Search for Small Blue and other Spring species
The Branch AGM at the Forest Centre at Marston Moretaine
An opportunity to have a guided tour of one of our best butterfly sites, looking for Wood White & Pearl-bordered Fritillary.
We have been counting the Pearl-bordered Fritillaries here every year since they were first found in 2009. Following a second season of scrub clearing by local branch volunteers, we would like you to join us and hopefully see the fruits of your labours!
Search for Dingy and Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak and other Spring butterflies
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on this Avon Wildlife Trust reserve including an Iron Age hillfort holding a rich butterfly fauna. The walk will focus on looking for Dingy and Grizzled Skippers, Brown Argus and Green Hairstreak butterflies.