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 at the invitation of the Upper Thames Branch for a butterfly walk to see early summer butterflies including, hopefully, Small Blue.
A field meeting targeting the Small Blue and other early summer butterflies.
Join the Wiltshire branch on a walk to look for Small Blue butterflies, which had a good season on this site last year.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on their Stoke Camp reserve in the Mendips, holding limestone grassland with spectacular views to the south across the Levels.
Most of us recognise May Hill as a landmark with its clump of trees on the top. It is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). This is a chance to explore May Hill and the adjacent Newent Woods to look for Wood White, Grizzled Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
Target Species: Dingy Skipper, Small Heath, Common Blue and other summer butterflies.
A walk round this fascinating geological feature to try and see the target species, Wall Brown.
Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on a gentle climb to see Mountain Ringlet butterflies at their lowest altitude site in Lakeland, with a possible extension after lunch to Eskmeals Dunes.
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk to Small Blue butterfly sites.
An annual outing to visit Barry Buddon MOD training centre with superb wildlife habitat. One of the best unspoilt sand dune systems on the east coast. Normally access is restricted but we have unlimited access for a day. Home to at least 16 species of butterfly including Small Blue, Grayling, Purple hairstreak and Green hairstreak
New Members' Walk
Target Species: Wall Brown, Green Hairstreak and Small Heath
Join the East Scotland Branch, local recorders and staff at Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, as they identify moths caught in the previous nights traps and see more traps in action on National Moth Night.
Join the Warwickshire Branch at this free National Moth Night event at Oversley Wood led by David Brown. This year the theme is Hawk-moths. Our target species tonight will be False Mocha, Pauper Pug, Pine Hawk-moth and Sciota hostilis.
Join Jenny Plackett (Butterfly Conservation) and Paul Camp (National Trust) on a walk over Halse Combe to view the Heath Fritillary butterfly.
Join Jenny Plackett (Two Moors Threatened Butterfly Project Officer, Butterfly Conservation) and and Paul Camp (National Trust) on this Heath Fritillary site. The walk is a great opportunity to learn about its life cycle and habitat requirements and the work on Exmoor to restore its fortunes.
Join our Gloucestershire Branch's Bob Smith at this event organised by the Stroud Valleys Project and supported by Adult Education in Gloucestershire. He will show and talk about the moths trapped overnight at the cemetery – last year produced some surprises! There is a £10 charge for the event - advanced booking is required.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch discovering the night-time world of the moths of Stratford Park with expert guide Mike McCrea. Bring a torch, wear sturdy shoes/boots and meet outside the Museum.
Join the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch for Moth Night, 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.
A first for BCNI, we will be travelling to the idyllic Copeland Islands for a relaxed weekend of recording and survey work, in partnership with the Copeland Bird Observatory, the Royal Entomological Society and Buglife.
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.
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.
Join the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Moth Group for Moth Night, when moth trapping will take place through the woodland and along the various rides. Extra traps welcome, as we have a large expanse of wood that we can cover.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch for a butterfly walk to see Small Blue butterflies and other grassland species.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch for this event which is on the first day of Stroud Nature 2016. It will be combined with other activities during the day, both at the farm and at Stroud Brewery and is also a Moth Night Event. More details will be added nearer the event.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch and see what moths have been recorded in the overnight traps at this jewel of a reserve.
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
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.
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.
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 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.