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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The target species on this field trip is White-letter Hairstreak butterflies. The visit will last about one hour and will involve easy walking of no more than half a mile, although some may wish to explore further afield where many common species may be found.
A chance to see Silver-studded Blue in South Wales. (In the event of wholly unsuitable weather on Sat 25th, the event may be moved to either Sunday 26th or the following weekend).
Join us at two Sussex Wildlife Trust heathland reserves to look for Silver-studded Blues.
Another opportunity to learn more about butterfly identification followed by a walk funded by the ARC Project as part of the “Butterflies of the ARC Project” events.
Join the Devon Branch at this site which is excellent for High Brown Fritillary butterflies. This is a good opportunity to compare and contrast with Dark Green Fritillary, which is also on the wing.
This is a South Wiltshire Group trip to look for Silver-studded Blue butterflies just inside the New Forest, on the Hampshire Border. It is an unusual acid-based habitat for Wiltshire - be prepared for squelchy surfaces.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at Bramshott Common, where we are aiming to see early Silver-studded Blue butterflies and other heathland invertebrates.
Paul Busby of the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch of BC will be talking about butterflies and moths and then taking you off to see some as part of a tour of this new urban wetland reserve.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Natural England site which is a National Nature Reserve (NNR). We are aiming to see early Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath, Brown Argus and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
Join us on this guided walk to find the early summer butterflies of Knettishall Heath, like the White Admiral and Hairstreak butterflies.
Join us on this guided walk over superb chalk grassland habitat where you can see the Dark Green Fritilary butterfly and later we will look for species like the White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a morning walk to see summer butterflies, including White-letter Hairstreak, Marbled White and Purple Hairstreak. We will also inspect the moth trap run last night.
Join Jenny Plackett from Butterfly Conservation and an Exmoor National Trust ranger on this hunt for butterflies in the Heddon Valley.
Join Jenny Plackett (Two Moors Threatened Butterfly Project Officer, Butterfly Conservation) on a walk in the Heddon Valley. The habitat supports a wide range of butterflies, but this walk focuses on some of the UK's rarest, including the High Brown Fritillary.
Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.
A field meeting to look for White-letter Hairstreaks and other summer butterflies.
Join the Wiltshire Branch on this fun day to help improve your butterfly identification and recording skills.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch celebrating National Meadows Day at our Rough Bank reserve, a wonderful example of a species-rich grassland, where we hope to see Small Skipper, Chalk Hill Blue, Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath, Marbled White and Gatekeeper butterflies. The wildflowers and other plants that they require will also be pointed out.
Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust at this National Nature Reserve (NNR), which contains some of Britain's best limestone pavement. It is home to a wide diversity of special and rare insects and plants that are adapted to survive in this harsh, rocky environment.
Join the Cambs and Essex Branch on a field trip where we hope to see White-letter Hairstreak butterflies.
This is one of several visits which should enable viewing of High Brown and other violet-feeding fritillary butterflies in 2016.
Join the North East England Branch on a field trip where we hope to see Northern Brown Argus, Dark Green Fritillary and other butterfly and day-flying moth species. The site also offers excellent views across the Durham countryside.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on a visit to this National Nature Reserve (NNR) to look for Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies, also the Scarlet Tiger-moth, dragonflies and damselflies.
A moth & bat evening
The Herts and Middlesex Branch have been invited to join the Cambs and Essex Branch on their walk to see summer butterflies, including White-letter Hairstreak, at Hadleigh Castle Country Park. All welcome.
Join us for some Identification and recording training. Suitable for novices.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on an old field trip favourite with good woodland and chalk downland flora. We hope to see early Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath, Brown Argus and Green
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a summer butterfly walk.
Come say 'Hello' at our BCNI stand at the Crom Outdoor Adventure Day, and join us for a butterfly walk.