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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Come and see our many-legged and winged livestock within the RSPB marquee!
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.
Come and visit the Butterfly Conservation stand at the Celebration for Kemnay Art event, which this year includes a hunt for model butterflies around the village!
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.
A field trip to see the Small Blue, as well as most of the common summer species.
A joint meeting with the Bucks Invertebrate Group. Numbers are limited.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a Moth Breakfast; we will be examining the contents of the moth traps run the previous night before releasing the moths.
This Field Trip is for a week-end visit to Aish Tor, Dartmoor to see the rare High Brown Fritillary.
Join us at two Sussex Wildlife Trust heathland reserves to look for Silver-studded Blues.
Another opportunity to learn more about butterfly identification followed by a walk funded by the ARC Project as part of the “Butterflies of the ARC Project” events.
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.
A guided walk at Duddingston Field to see which butterflies can be found there.
A guided walk at the Glebe field at Duddingston to see which butterflies can be found there.
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.
A chance to see Silver-studded Blue in South Wales. (In the event of wholly unsuitable weather on Sat 25th, the event may be moved to either Sunday 26th or the following weekend).
The target species on this field trip is White-letter Hairstreak butterflies. The visit will last about one hour and will involve easy walking of no more than half a mile, although some may wish to explore further afield where many common species may be found.
Help the scarce Small Blue butterfly at Ardersier Bay by planting its food plant, kidney vetch, along the shore path. All equipment provided.
Join the Cornwall Branch on this moth night. Moth specialist Adrian Spalding will be leading the event and setting moth traps.
This is a privately owned woodland that has never been moth-trapped before. The owners have kindly allowed us access to survey for moths. Traps will be run during the previous night and who knows what we might discover?!
Join us on this guided walk to find the early summer butterflies of Knettishall Heath, like the White Admiral and Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Natural England site which is a National Nature Reserve (NNR). We are aiming to see early Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath, Brown Argus and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
Join us on this guided walk over superb chalk grassland habitat where you can see the Dark Green Fritilary butterfly and later we will look for species like the White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary.
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.
Take a walk through Ballypatrick Forest with the Glens Red Squirrel Group and the Glens of Antrim Pollinator Group and see what butterflies and other wildlife we can find.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a morning walk to see summer butterflies, including White-letter Hairstreak, Marbled White and Purple Hairstreak. We will also inspect the moth trap run last night.
Join Butterfly Conservation on this free training event to learn more about the Wood White butterfly and how you can help secure its future in the West Midlands.
NB postcode for car park is GU5 9BQ
Join the East Midlands Branch with the Derby Natural History Society for a 2-3 hour walk around the Toton Fields Local Nature Reserve (LNR) and Toton Sidings. This area is full of wildflowers that attract a wide range of butterflies, including Marbled White.