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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A walk to see Scotch Argus & much else.
Join us for the last of our scheduled walks of the year at one of the best spots in Sussex to see Brown Hairstreaks.
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.
A walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland which supports a variety of species.
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 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)
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.
Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust on a visit to enjoy the butterflies of Ballard Down and the fine views.
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.
Join the Kent Branch at this Kent Wildlife Trust reserve, where we hope to see Silver-spotted Skipper and other downland species of butterflies.
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 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?
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.
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.
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.
An opportunity to see some colourful late summer moths in the wooded areas of Harestanes Country Visitor Centre.
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 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 Kent Branch on a field trip to see the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in West Sussex.
If you missed the Selsley Common walk in June, join the Gloucestershire Branch for a second chance to see the beautiful Adonis Blue, as well as, we hope, a good selection of other butterflies. We will follow one of the new walks in the updated Butterfly walks in Gloucestershire booklet.
Join the West Midlands Branch on this Brown Hairstreak Open Day.
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.
Join Francis Kelly from the Surrey Branch on a walk around this beautiful Wildlife Trust reserve, where we hope to see Brown Hairstreak butterflies.
Join Nigel Jackman from the Surrey Branch on a trip to Merrow / Pewley Downs, where we hope to see Brown Hairstreak butterflies.
Come along to see how we trap & record moths and find out why we do it.
Clyde Bat Group are also attending to take you on a bat walk & tell you about bats.
Join this South Wiltshire Group walk to see Small Copper, Comma, Common Blue and Adonis Blue butterflies.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Natural England site, where we hope to see Silver-Spotted Skipper, Adonis Blue and Clouded Yellow butterflies and other good flora and fauna.