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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This Field Studies Council course will consist of illustrated talks with colour slides, daytime field visits to a variety of habitats and overnight mercury vapour lights run in the extensive wooded grounds at Kindrogan. Help and advice will be given on identification, ways of recording and classification.
Join us for the last of our scheduled walks of the year at one of the best spots in Sussex to see Brown Hairstreaks.
Join the Dorset Branch on our second exploratory walk around the chalk downland coombe to the south of the village, where we hope to find a range of summer species.
A walk to see Scotch Argus & much else.
Join the Wiltshire Branch in the morning at Shipton Bellinger; this area on the edge of the plain is supposed to be a good place for looking for Brown Hairstreak butterflies. After lunch we shall move to nearby Boscombe Down, to look for Adonis Blue butterflies.
Join the Upper Thames Branch on a walk to look for the second brood of Adonis Blue butterflies and other late summer butterflies. There will be very steep grass slopes.
Join us on this two hour walk in Rendlesham Forest to see Grayling, Small Heath and Small Copper butterflies.
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.
The Speyside Centre provides a sheltered car park surrounded by woodland. Moth traps will be run here the previous night and we will see what we catch. Hopefully, moths may be attracted by the range of flowers in the garden centre.
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk around the town, its gardens and parks, looking especially for buddleia plants with Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Comma, Painted Lady and Red Admiral butterflies.
Join the Warwickshire Branch on a butterfly walk led by Keith Warmington, when we shall be looking for Silver-spotted Skipper and other species. (Free event)
The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey. Members of the Gloucestershire Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.
A walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland which supports a variety of species.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Wildlife Trust site with spectacular views of Winchester from the hill fort and maze. We are aiming to see Adonis Blue and Silver-Spotted Skipper butterflies.
This south-facing steep downland in Dorset still holds a good colony of Silver-spotted Skipper butterflies. We also hope to see Chalk Hill Blue and Adonis Blue butterflies.
Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust on a visit to enjoy the butterflies of Ballard Down and the fine views.
Join the Kent Branch at this Kent Wildlife Trust reserve, where we hope to see Silver-spotted Skipper and other downland species of butterflies.
Join Dave Warburton from the Surrey Branch on a walk to see blue butterflies including Adonis Blue, Chalk Hill Blue, also Silver-spotted Skippers. NB very steep!
Join us for a ragwort-pulling session on our own reserve. We start at 10am and work for up to three hours.
The Herts and Middlesex Branch will be joining the Surrey Branch on a repeat visit of last week's morning-only walk to look for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches for a chance of seeing late summer butterflies in one of Britain's most important areas of limestone landscape, including a hunt for Brown Hairstreak. This species was seen there in 2015; is it still there?
Do join us for an afternoon tidying up our Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve. This is one of a series of work parties to maximise the habitat for butterflies.
Enjoy a leisurely coastal downland and country lane walk with the Dorset branch. We shall be looking for at least 15 species of butterfly, including Adonis Blue and Wall.
An opportunity to see some colourful late summer moths in the wooded areas of Harestanes Country Visitor Centre.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch at this Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust event at Slimbridge. Though far less well known than their day-time cousins, there are 50 times more moths than butterflies, they are much more diverse, and their stories are much more amazing.
Come and find the Dorset Branch stall at this 2-day fair, which is all about woodcraft, timber, conservation and the countryside . We will be on Conservation Row with a display of butterflies and moths, children’s activities and sales.
Join Francis Kelly from the Surrey Branch on this open dry heathland owned by the MoD. We will be looking for dragonflies and butterflies. Wellies are advised.
Join the Kent Branch on a field trip to see the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in West Sussex.
Join the Devon Branch for two separate walks (11.30am or 1pm) looking for Brown Hairstreak butterflies and their eggs. Surveying for eggs on the Blackthorn hedges will be shown, so you will be able to check your home patches of Blackthorn.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on this Natural England site where we are aiming to see Silver-Spotted Skipper, Brown Argus and Clouded Yellow butterflies and the spectacular view of the Meon Valley.