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 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.
Discover some smaller residents of Belwade Farm as we first open light traps set overnight to catch moths before releasing them - find out how you can help these fascinating insects and others that pollinate plants.
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)
Philip (Chair of Cornwall Butterfly Conservation) and Faith Hambly invite you to their farm at Lethytep, with its wonderful wildlife area with walks and lakes. There should be many mid-summer butterflies flying, and much more besides.
A field trip to see the Black Hairstreak
Glapthorn Cow Pasture Open Day for the elusive Black Hairstreak.
Imber Conservation Group have kindly invited the Branch to visit the SPTA on Sunday 19th June 2016. We will meet at Imber church (ST965484) at 10.30am for an 11.00 hours start and will finish by 4pm, but members may leave earlier if they want to. Whilst on the ground we are required to keep together, so our walking will be guided by members of Imber Conservation Group, who will provide guides for a round of walks before lunch and a second round after lunch.
Join the Devon Branch for a two-hour walk in one of the best butterfly sites in Devon. Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries, High Brown and Dark Green Fritillaries, Green Hairstreak and Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies may all be seen.
Join us on our Field Trip to see the beautiful Swallowtail butterfly.
Join us for a field trip to see the Heath Fritillary
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on this moorland edge site above Wimbleball Reservoir, where . Heath Fritillary is the prime species. Haddon Moor is a BC Reserve holding wet grassland with Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Small Skipper, Large Skipper, Green Hairstreak, Marbled White and Small Heath butterflies, as well as appreciable botanical interest.
Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches on a field trip where we hope to see Least Minor and White-spotted Sable moths, and Northern Brown Argus and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies. We will also be searching for Duke of Burgundy eggs - a magnifying lens will be helpful for this.
Join the Cumbria Branch on our first public moth event at this limestone grassland site, where extensive management work has been undertaken by our members.
Join the Cambs and Essex Branch on a walk led by RSPB warden, Suzy Jones. It should be a good time for bees as well as for some butterflies, and this is our chance to learn more about the reserve and its special invertebrates.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch in preparation for the next open day of Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden.
Join the Cumbria Branch for an opportunity to see what we have done on our work parties on the access land of Wartbarrow and how much more butterfly-friendly the area is becoming. We hope to see Northern Brown Argus and Dingy Skipper butterflies.
Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.
Come and see our many-legged and winged livestock within the RSPB marquee!
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch surveying these sites, which have lots of potential but have not been properly surveyed before.
Join the North East Branch on field trip to see the day-flying Forester moth, grassland butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies.
Butterfly Conservation is keen to spread the love of moths and has organised a training session with the NI Macro Moth Recorder at Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark (MACGG) in Co. Fermanagh.
Join the Devon Branch at this site which is excellent for High Brown Fritillary butterflies. This is a good opportunity to compare and contrast with Dark Green Fritillary, which is also on the wing.
This is a South Wiltshire Group trip to look for Silver-studded Blue butterflies just inside the New Forest, on the Hampshire Border. It is an unusual acid-based habitat for Wiltshire - be prepared for squelchy surfaces.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at Bramshott Common, where we are aiming to see early Silver-studded Blue butterflies and other heathland invertebrates.
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.