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During the three separate events this weekend we will be looking for Kentish Glory and Small Dark Yellow Underwing, also Netted Mountain Moth. Please come along to one, two or all!
We have been invited by SNH to take part in an all day event they are planning at Craigellachie National Nature Reserve, Aviemore.
Our Catfield Fen Reserve will once again be open to members and the public for Swallowtails.
Join us to look through moth traps run the night before!
Further targeted light-trapping to ascertain the current status and distribution of Pine-tree Lappet moth in the Kiltarlity area.
A group from BC Highland branch memorably discovered Blomer’s Rivulet here in 2013. This was the first time the moth had been recorded in Scotland! This year we hope to confirm its presence and get a better idea of how widespread it is in the area.
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.
Come and find out more about the wonderful world of moths. The event will include an introduction about moths and how to attract them, moth traps and other attractants.
Discover the variety of moths caught in the live traps set up overnight on the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, followed by a search for day-flying moths and butterflies as time allows.
Moth traps set the night before will be opened at this nursery and pick-your-own fruit farm.
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.
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.
Visit our stand near the circular herbaceous borders where we hope to have some moths on display from the previous night’s trapping.