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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South Wilts Walk (Butterfly Recognition): This is a joint trip with the Dorset branch
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on a day out to Newlyn Downs - a Special Area of Conservation and Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Guided walk ideal for beginners
Guided walks with beautiful views
Moth traps set the night before will be opened at this nursery and pick-your-own fruit farm.
Please join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on a beautiful butterfly walk, where it is possible to see the Small Blue and Brown Argus.
A Butterfly Identification day to get you set up for spotting and recording. And it's in the middle of the summer's Big Butterfly Count too!
We will walk through the reserve looking for butterflies (e.g. Speckled Wood, Dark Green Fritillary and Scotch Argus) and anything else of interest, such as Golden-ringed Dragonflies. Then, late afternoon or early evening we hope to see Purple Hairstreak butterflies as they habitually gather in the tops of oak trees.
We're hosting a joint event with Butterfly Conservation Ireland to the scenic Crom Estate, Fermanagh. Crom hosts a rich number of butterfly and moth species, in particular we will be looking out for the Purple Hairstreak.
Target Species: Large Fritillaries, White-letter Hairstreak, Purple Hairstreak and others.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for this interesting walk through Godolphin Woods, where we will be looking for the Purple Hairstreak butterfly.
Moth trapping and guided walks
Target Species: Scotch Argus, High Brown Fritillary, Dark Green Fritillary.
This is a really good site for the Chalkhill Blue.
Butterflies, dragonflies, moths and more on this joint outing with the Dundee Naturalists' Society at North Ballo Hill and Laird's Loch. The area holds Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath and Common Blue butterflies.
Join the Cornwall Branch on this wonderfully scenic coastal walk on the Lizard as we look for Clouded Yellow, Grayling and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies and many more species.
Join the Devon Branch at this National Nature Reserve, where we will be on the look-out for a second brood of Wood White butterflies.
Guided walk along the Wiltshire / Dorset border
This is a re-visit with the Dorset branch to this reserve at the South West corner of the county. This time we are looking for Chalkhill Blue.
Join us for an afternoon walk on this exciting habitat creation.
Join us in a search for Silver-spotted Skipper on this superb downland site
Barry Buddon is the largest and best area of sand dunes and dune slacks in this part of Eastern Scotland. By arrangement, we are allowed to spend a day freely exploring the wildlife delights of this valuable array of habitats. Moth traps will be run overnight at Cowbyres and there are over 14 species of butterfly recorded for this site
There is a strong colony of Silver-spotted Skipper at this location. Depending on the size of the party the afternoon meeting will visit another location looking for Brown Hairstreak.
A walk to find the Scotch Argus butterfly by the Tima Water - a re-run of last year's washout!
Join the Cornwall Branch at this beautiful location to search for Grayling butterflies, Dark Green Fritillaries, Clouded Yellows and many more!
Join the Devon Branch on this joint event with the Dorset Branch to visit this wonderful site, where you can see the Silver-spotted Skipper, Brown Argus, Chalk Hill Blue and the second brood of Adonis Blue.
Guided walk with fine views
This visit is to explore one of the walks from the Butterfly Walks in Wiltshire booklet. Bring a packed lunch.
This joint trip with Dorset Branch is targeting good views of Adonis Blue and other high summer species. Bring a packed lunch.
Come and enjoy the butterflies of Ballard Down and the fine views.