Join butterfly expert Dr. Simon Spencer for a tour of Llanymynech Rocks nature reserve.
Celebrate spring moths, Dawn Chorus and butterflies
Another chance to join butterfly expert Dr. Simon Spencer for a tour of Llanymynech Rocks nature reserve
Join the Yorkshire Branch on a field trip to find the Duke of Burgundy.
Enter the wonderful world of butterflies & moths & find out how you can help them. We will first unveil last night’s live moth trap catch to see some spring-flying species found in the area, then drive (car sharing encouraged) to the nearby Cambus O’May bridge car park for a short walk (approx. 2 miles/3km) to find Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies, a speciality of the Cairngorms.
A trip to see Pearl-bordered Fritillary, with a chance of some other butterflies and day-flying moths.
A visit to newly created chalk downland habitat
New members who have joined Butterfly Conservation in the last 12-18 months have been invited to a Welcome Event at Manor Farm followed by a guided walk around the reserve managed by our chairman Maurice Avent. This well-known SSSI (Special Site of Scientific Interest) is well worth a visit at any time. About 30 species are seen each year.
We have been invited by SNH to take part in an all day event they are planning at Craigellachie National Nature Reserve, Aviemore.
A guided walk for spring butterflies
Morning and afternoon walks on this superb butterfly habitat.
First brood Adonis Blue will be flying at this coastal site with its fine views
Marsh Fritillary is the target species on this afternoon walk
'Raiders of the Park', a bat and moth evening at Wilton Park Lodge, Hawick. A Borders Nature Festival event
A walk through the fine woodland at Paxton House to discover some of our spring-flying butterflies, followed by fun activities for youngsters.
Flower and butterfly rich chalk grassland
An event specifically to welcome new members to the branch, but everyone is invited. There will be help particularly with identification.
Our Catfield Fen Reserve will once again be open to members and the public for Swallowtails.
Held in conjunction with The Ted Ellis Trust at Wheatfen Nature Reserve, Surlingham. An opportunity to see Swallowtails.
Moth trapping and guided butterfly walk on Dorset's first butterfly reserve
Join Ian Gorton and Andrew Graham to explore several different species of butterfly at this coastal dune nature reserve
A leisurely and easy walk in the lovely, unspoiled valley of the Glenkinnon Burn.
A day of events and talks especially for new and recent members. There will be Children's events and a trip to the Great Orme.
A guided walk on limestone grassland
Join us for a walk along the path between the shore and the village looking for Northern Brown Argus, Small blue, Grayling, and Six-spot Burnet moths
Discover fritillary butterflies at Carroglen Burn and see last night's moth catch as well!
National Moth Night - Moth Trap inspection and Guided Walk
National Moth Night and Guided Walks on restored landscape
National Moth Night and Guided Walks inckuding a walk for beginners/learners/new members
A look through the traps for moths caught in a variety of slightly different woodland habitats on this Woodland Trust property. Possibility of visiting some local butterfly sites in the area in the afternoon if the weather is reasonable.
Norfolk Branch members are helping to lead a walk at 2pm as we join farmer Edward Cross at the Abbey Farm annual Open Day. The walk on this chalk grassland site will last 2 hours.
Guided walk with fine views
Guided Walk through Ancient Woodland
Moth trapping and guided walks including a walk for new members and beginners
Join us for a walk onto the lower slopes of Meall Liath to look for Mountain Ringlet.
This is a joint meeting with the Suffolk Branch of BC for Silver-studded Blues.
Guided walk with fine views
Find out about the butterflies and moths in this interesting mixed habitat, including the recently arrived Small Skipper.
Join Dorset Branch for a guided walk on this rich butterfly habitat with its stunning views.
We will walk north along the flowery shoreline cliffs. There is plenty of rockrose growing here which is the foodplant of Northern Brown Argus butterfly.
This is a walk to look for White-letter Hairstreak and other woodland butterflies
A search for Lulworth Skipper on the Fleet
Enter the mysterious world of night creatures! This will include setting up sugar and light traps to attract moths – which we will release unharmed after identification - and using detectors to pick up ultrasound of hunting bats.
Several moth traps will be run during the previous night as part of RSPB’s annual monitoring of the rare Dark Bordered Beauty moth which is only found on three sites in Scotland and one site in England.
Moth traps set the night before will be opened at this nursery and pick-your-own fruit farm.
Join the Lincolnshire Branch for our annual Open Day, which includes a Guided Butterfly Walk. Highly suitable for families!
Fairburn Estate has very kindly given permission for BC to hold this outdoor meet in Glen Orrin. The target species is Scotch Annulet which has been recorded in the glen for the last two years, so moth traps will be put out the night before.
A walk around the site led by Brian and Sue Roberts to discover the butterflies it contains.
An opportunity for new members and learners to aid identification skills.
Discover the amazing variety of moths caught in the live traps set up overnight in the woods on the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, followed by a search for day-flying moths and butterflies as time allows.
A Guided Walk over diverse farmland habitats
Search for the caterpillars of the rare Small Chocolate-tip moth, recently rediscovered in the Borders.
Join Dorset and Wiltshire Branches for a search for downland species on the National Nature Reserve including Dark Green Fritillary and woodland species.
Discover the nocturnal inhabitants of the Battlehill, including finding out how to use smelly mixtures and bright lights to attract moths plus bat detectors to locate and identify bats. A local astronomer will also be on hand with a telescope to view the wonders of the night sky (or demonstrate what would otherwise be visible if it is cloudy)!
Discover where the Scotch Argus lives - it could be our national butterfly!
It’s a lovely walk along the Averon River to Loch Morie, there is always much of interest to see on the way. Several species of butterfly including Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary are found here, and usually a variety of day flying moths.
Get up close and personal with bats and moths. Come and dispel all your fears of these intriguing animals.
Wild About Norfolk is an annual wildlife and environmental fair showcasing the local groups and national organisations who protect, enhance and restore Norfolk's wildlife and landscape.