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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Crowle Moors NNR is one of the richest lowland peat vegetation areas in the north of England and home of the Large Heath, our target species for this Field Trip. Do join us to view this astonishing areal.
Guided butterfly walk on Dorset's first butterfly reserve
Open Day for the elusive Black Hairstreak. Park in the lane opposite the wood entrance, Grid Ref. TL006903 and join us in the wood from 10 a.m. The local Wildlife Trust will be on site in the afternoon. Leader: Douglas Goddard.
Join the Devon Branch for a walk in Ashclyst Forest (near Exeter) which is a good site for White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies, as well as the rather spectacular Scarlet Tiger moth...
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Norbury Park; target: down/woodland species
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Newlands Corner; target: Dark Green Fritillary
Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Whitmoor Common; target: Silver-studded Blue, Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral
Philip (Chairman of the Cornwall Branch of Butterfly Conservation) and Faith Hambly invite you to their farm at Lethytep, near Looe, with its wonderful wildlife area with walks and lakes...
Brush up on your butterfly and plant ID skills with guided walks and photographic displays at one of the biggest and best butterfly reserves in the country (near Winchester). Held to celebrate Plantlife’s Magnificent Meadows Day, there will also be face-painting, craft activities and nature hunts for youngsters...
Our quarry this time Dark Green Fritillaries, other summer species and orchids. Park and meet in the car park, TL0652295, off Sharpenhoe Road, Streatley, 10.30 a.m. Leader David Chandler
Weekend Trip to Essex
Target species: Heath Fritillary , White-letter Hairstreak and other summer butterflies - also good for dragonflies.
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Bookham Common; target: Purple Emperor, Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral
A joint event between the Beds and Northants Branch of Butterfly Conservation and the Wildlife Trusts BCN to celebrate the moths and butterflies at Pitsford Reservoir. We will be meeting at 9am at the Fishing Lodge ready to open the moth trap with an expert from the Wildlife Trust. After this we will be given a short presentation about the moths at Pitsford Reservoir and then the opportunity to have a walk around the reserve to look for butterflies for the rest of the morning. Due to limited spaces booking is essential, please contact David James on email@example.com
There are outcroppings of limestone in the Tomintoul-Glenlivet area which support a lime-loving flora which is very localised in the Highlands. Our moth trapping will target such an area near Tomintoul since it is possible that there are moth species present whose foodplants are part of the lime-loving plant community.
Join the Cornwall Branch on a walk through this extensive sand dune complex situated between Gwithian and Hayle, a Cornwall Wildlife Trust reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)...
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Cucknells Wood; target: Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral.
Join this field trip to an area just north of Long Eaton full of wildflowers that attract a wide range of butterflies, including Marbled White...
Join us at Bircham Valley LNR for a walk looking for Marbled White, Common Blues, Small and Large Skipper ….
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester for a leisurely walk with friendly company. All welcome, including dogs on short leads...
Guided walk with fine views
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Epsom Common; target: Purple Emperor, White Admiral.
Join the Suffolk Branch for an evening's moth trapping in Ipswich. We shall meet up tomorrow morning to identify the moths and go for a butterfly walk...
Join the Suffolk Branch in Ipswich to examine the moths caught in last night's moth trap before they are released. We shall then go on a butterfly walk...
Join the Cornwall Branch at Rame Head (south of Plymouth) for a field trip led by moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder Leon Truscott. We will be looking for Marbled White, Small Heath, Dark Green Fritillary butterflies and...
Join the Devon Branch for a walk at Aish Tor looking for High Brown and Dark Green Fritillaries.
Fermyn Woods is part of the ancient Rockingham Forest. It is an attractive site with grassland and ponds as well as the extensive woodland.
Target species: Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Purple and White-letter Hairstreak, and a range of other woodland and grassland species.
Northamptonshire's Fermyn Woods are ancient woodlands containing predominantly oak and ash, along with some conifer plantations, and are also one of the very best sites for the beautiful Purple Emperor butterfly. Do join us to see this amazing butterfly
Join the Devon Branch for a moth trapping and butterfly walk with leaders Barry Henwood, Jenny Evans & Steve Threlkeld.