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 the Herts and Middlesex Branch for a butterfly walk to see Small Blue butterflies and other grassland species.
Butterfly and moth walk at Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve led by staff and volunteers from Natural England. This will be a circular walk to visit exceptional chalk downland on Tan and Milk Hill with spectacular views across the Vale of Pewsey and a wide range of butterflies, birds, moths and wildflowers. Weather allowing the walk will begin with a chance to see moth species trapped the night before as part of National Moth Night.
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.
Saturday:- Glanville Fritillary, Small Blue, Dingy and Grizzled Skippers. The timing should be mid-season for Glanville Fritillary which is often the most frequent butterfly present at this location.
Sunday:- springtime butterflies including Green Hairstreak, Small Blue, Wall Brown and possibly Clouded Yellow, Painted Lady and Humming-bird Hawkmoth
The Moth Night event will be run in correlation with the Northants Moth Group at Fermyn Woods
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.
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.
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
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!
We welcome beginners to moth trapping to meet us to examine moths trapped the previous night.
A visit to see a very interesting habitat consisting of acidic grassland, ancient woodland, and blackthorn scrub.
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 Devon and Dorset Branches on a guided walk through Ashclyst Forest, where both Small Pearl-bordered and Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies should be flying.
Held in conjunction with The Ted Ellis Trust at Wheatfen Nature Reserve, Surlingham. An opportunity to see Swallowtails.
Looking for the colonies of Small Blue and Dingy Skipper butterflies.
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.
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.
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.
A walk round this RSPB reserve looking for Swallowtails
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 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.
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.
Join the Yorkshire Branch at this reserve in the heart of Shipley train station, between platforms 2, 5 and the car park. This small urban habitat is being colonised by new species of butterflies, such as Ringlet and Speckled Wood, which are extending their ranges northwards.
Workshop: ‘Introduction to Pollinators’ hosted by Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme Butterfly Conservation Talks: Pollinators, Butterfly and Moth Recording Schemes (on the Saturday)