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 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.
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.
Join the Devon Branch on this trip to find the Brown Argus butterfly.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on their Brown Hairstreak Hunt at Preston Down
A walk to see what has survived the summer.
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 Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on this scenic walk to find late-summer butterflies and day-flying moths.
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.
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.
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!
Moth traps will be running at the ranger from dusk until 11.30pm. Many species of moths will be caught and displayed, showing the diversity of these interesting insects. This is an ideal for children who are interested in wildlife.