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 the night's catch of moths at the top of Bryn Euryn.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a moth night at the Stone Meadows Local Nature Reserve (LNR) - all welcome!
A chance to search for glow worm and moths of the Great Orme, led by Mark Sheridan. Meet at West Shore.
We will be trapping for as many moth species as we can find in 24 hours! Please see RSPB website for further details.
Join us to see the contents of our moth traps from the night before. Traps will be opened at 10am and there will be our experienced members to help identify the moths
Join the Devon Branch and the Devon Moth Group, moth trapping at this extensive site - the more traps the merrier!
Find out which moths like to be beside the seaside as we look at what’s been caught in a moth trap set overnight on the Banffshire coast.
Join the Highlands and Islands Branch for a walk that will take us through mixed woodland habitat to a large open area noted for its butterflies and hopefully some day-flying moths. The very rare Chequered Skipper has been recorded in this area though at this date is almost past its flight time.
Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust at this National Nature Reserve (NNR), which contains some of Britain's best limestone pavement. It is home to a wide diversity of special and rare insects and plants that are adapted to survive in this harsh, rocky environment.
A moth & bat evening
A weekend course introducing the identification and natural history of moths and butterflies. This course is part of the University Certificate in Biological Recording, run jointly with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
Join the Cornwall Branch on a walk led by moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder Leon Truscott. We will be looking for Marbled White butterflies, as well as Small Heaths and Dark Green Fritillaries. Six-belted Clearwing and Thrift Clearwing moths can also be found here, with the help of pheromone lures.
This one-day course is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths and provides an introduction to micro-moths; their identification, natural history and conservation. Although small, many micro-moths are brightly coloured and distinctive, while others are less easy to identify. This course will help you sort out the different groups, and learn how to find and record them.
Join us on this morning and/or afternoon tour of the open heath and woodland margins at Red lodge Heath SSSI to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Families welcome!
Join the Wiltshire Branch at Stanton Country Park for one of three moth events being run here this summer. This is an ideal event to bring children who are interested in wildlife. Owls may be heard and Bats should be seen.
We will be looking for several Breck speciality day-flying moths such as Oblique-striped and Marbled Clover, as well as some excellent Breckland flora
This popular course will be concentrating on the identification and natural history of butterflies, moths, dragonflies and damselflies. Checking the light traps for moths each morning will be followed by visits to local nature reserves, looking for day-flying species from all the groups. This is a great way of developing your interests, in the company of someone who has drawn and painted virtually all there is to see!
We are again joining forces with Norfolk Wildlife Trust at their Cley reserve to explore the fascinating lives of insects. Join us for guided walks, talks, and activities throughout the day.
Join the Devon Branch and the Devon Moth Group at a very promising old Oak woodland site, adjacent to the largest flush on Dartmoor. The target species is the Marsh Oblique-barred moth, which is Nationally Notable.
This course is aimed at anyone who would like to learn more about identifying moths from coastal habitats. It is aimed at total beginners wishing to study these moths, as well as people with more advanced knowledge, but whatever your skill level, it will be designed to stretch you.
A wonderful opportunity to learn about why and how to trap and record moths.
Join Rangers and local moth recorders as they empty the moth traps which have been running overnight. This event is free to attend, though a car park fee is payable on entry to the park.
Come and visit the Butterfly Conservation stand at Duthie Park Environment Day. We will show live moths from overnight trapping, plus have children's activities and free leaflets to take away.
Join the Highlands and Islands Branch on a field trip aiming to find the impressive larvae of the Kentish Glory moth, which is only found in the central and eastern Scottish Highlands. It used to be found in southern Britain, hence the name, but hasn’t been seen there since about 1970.
Join the West Midlands Branch on a walk around Baggeridge Country Park, where we are hoping to see White-letter Hairstreak butterflies and Six-belted Clearwing moths. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.
If the weather is favourable Sychnant gives a great night's moth trapping wuth a good chance of seeing Ashworth's Rustic and Weaver's Wave moths. Set traps for 9pm and stay as late as you will, or view the catch the next morning at 11am at the house, when there will be good photo opportunities. Meet at Pensychnant Centre (SH751770).
Join the Dorset Branch on one of two guided walks in the stunning south Dorset landscape and a chance to help with the Big Butterfly Count.
This course introduces the subject of butterflies and moths in a practical and enjoyable way.
Discover the marvellous moths caught in live traps set overnight on the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (NNR), followed by a search for day-flying moths and butterflies as time and weather allow. You can also find out how you can take part in this year’s Big Butterfly Count.