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 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, plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.
Do you want to learn to record butterfly numbers in a more formal way to contribute to the scientific knowledge base? Join us for an “Introduction to Butterfly Recording” course...
Come along to hopefully see the Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly
Walk on chalk downland site with Adonis Blues.
The Dorset and Wiltshire Branches are teaming up to survey two areas of chalk grassland at Stratford Tony And Throope Down, south west of Salisbury. Join us and see what butterflies we can find!
A walk round this King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council reserve looking spring butterflies
Old Sulehay Forest and Ring Haw, a joint visit with the Desborough Wildlife Group to two sites in the north of the county notable for Dingy and Grizzled Skippers, Green Hairstreaks and other spring species.
The event will focus on different techniques for recording and monitoring butterflies including timed counts and transects. It will also include an introduction to the butterflies of Lochaber covering all 22 species recorded in the area but paying particular attention on the scarce Chequered Skipper and Pearl-bordered Fritillary. This will be followed by an afternoon field trip.
Come and find out more about the fascinating and wonderful world of moths. We will be checking the contents of moth traps set locally the night before. All moths caught will be released unharmed.
Join Brian Fletcher from the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch for a walk at this chalk downland National Nature Reserve (NNR) to see spring flowers, butterflies such as skippers and blues and other wildlife.
Target species Dingy and Grizzled Skipper.
Do come and join us for an afternoon tidying up Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve for the Summer ahead.
A walk through disused mining sites in the Poldice Valley area to search for a small, well-camouflaged butterfly that loves bare ground: the Dingy Skipper. This butterfly is a conservation priority species that is becoming increasingly rare in Cornwall.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on their reserve, where we hope to see Brimstone, Orange-tip, Green-veined White, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock and Speckled Wood, plus possibly Holly Blue and Common Blues butterflies.
Come along and learn everything you need to know to assist in the annual monitoring of these threatened species and help us to ensure their survival.
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a recording exercise on these two sites on the south-west Wiltshire chalk, where we we hope to find a good range of Spring butterfly species. Chickengrove Bottom is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI ) bordering Vernditch Chase.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk at this National Trust site to see Glanville Fritillary, Wall, Green Hairstreak and Small Blue butterflies.
Join the Wiltshire Branch on this chalk grassland site, which has spectacular views over Salisbury Plain and a rich assortment of butterflies and other wildlife. We hope to see Green Hairstreak, Brown Argus and Marsh Fritillary butterflies.
A field meeting targeting Adonis Blue and other spring species.
MAY BE SUNDAY THE 29TH MAY.
A visit to see the rewards of previous habitat management undertaken by members of Highland branch.
Our annual joint outing with the Belfast Naturalists' Field Club sees us visiting the very best site for Lepidoptera in the country.
Strawberry Banks is best known for the Marsh Fritillary butterfly and a wide range of wild flowers; it consists of two fields surrounded by scrub and woodland.
Find out all about the insect inhabitants of the Pitscurry Project gardens.
A walk to see one of the rarer butterfly species in our area (& whose name does not do it justice).
Join the Kent Branch for a walk and possible display of many varities of orchids
The Cornwall Branch has organised this trip in partnership with the Natural England team on the Lizard. We’ll be looking for newly emerged Marsh Fritillaries, as well as hearing about the habitat management work NE have been undertaking for this protected butterfly.
Chalk downland survey