Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

To find an event near you just select your branch area (see In Your Area to find the closest branch to you) and then click the Filter button. You can also refine your selection using the Categories on the left-hand panel.

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Trip

Saturday 28th May 2016: 10.30am
Lardon Chase, Streatley, Berks

A field meeting targeting Adonis Blue and other spring species.

Duke of Burgundy

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 29th May 2016: 11.00am
Pitstone Hill And Aldbury Nowers, Bucks

A field meeting targeting spring butterflies.

Small Blue

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Saturday 4th June 2016: 11.00am
Bradenham, Bucks

A field meeting targeting the Small Blue and other early summer butterflies.

Black Hairstreak

Field Meeting

Saturday 11th June 2016: 10.30am
Shotover Hill And Brasenose Wood, Oxon

A visit to see a very interesting habitat consisting of acidic grassland, ancient woodland, and blackthorn scrub.

Small Blue

Field Meeting

Wednesday 15th June 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.

Burnet and Marbled White

Field Meeting

Thursday 23rd June 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.

Small Blue

Field Meeting

Saturday 25th June 2016: 10.30am
Holtspur Reserve, Bucks

A field trip to see the Small Blue, as well as most of the common summer species.

Black Hairstreak

Field Meeting

Saturday 25th June 2016: 11.00am
Blackland Covert, Bucks

A joint meeting with the Bucks Invertebrate Group. Numbers are limited.

Meadow Brown

Field Meeting

Thursday 30th June 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.

White-Letter Hairstreak

Field Meeting

Saturday 2nd July 2016: 10.30am
Iver, Bucks

A field meeting to look for White-letter Hairstreaks and other summer butterflies.

White-Letter Hairstreak

Field Meeting

Sunday 3rd July 2016: 1.00pm
Maidenhead Thicket, Berks

A woodland walk, looking for White-letter Hairstreak and other summer butterflies

Silver-washed Fritillary

Field Meeting

Sunday 3rd July 2016: 10.30am
Salcey Forest, Bucks/Northants

A joint meeting with the Northants branch to look for woodland species

Ringlet

Field Meeting

Wednesday 6th July 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.

White Admiral

Field Meeting

Saturday 9th July 2016: 10.30am
Bowdown Wood, Berks

A walk through Bowdown Wood, a BBOWT reserve near Newbury, in search of the White Admiral.

Purple Emperor

Field Meeting

Saturday 9th July 2016: 10.30am
Bernwood Forest, Bucks

A walk to see the Purple Emperor and other summer butterflies.

Field Meeting

Sunday 10th July 2016: 10.30am
Bernwood Forest, Bucks

A walk to see the Purple Emperor and other summer butterflies.

Common Blue

Field Meeting

Wednesday 13th July 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.

Dark Green Fritillary

Field Meeting

Thursday 14th July 2016: 10.30am
Bradenham, Bucks

A walk to look for the Dark Green Fritillary and other downland summer butterflies.

White Admiral

Field Meeting

Saturday 16th July 2016: 11.00am
North Bucks Way & Oakhill Wood, Milton Keynes, Bucks

A walk along the North Bucks Way to look for summer butterflies.

Silver-studded Blue

Field Meeting

Saturday 16th July 2016: 11.00am
Silchester Common, Hants

A walk to look for the SIlver-studded Blue

Chalk Hill Blue

Field Meeting

Sunday 17th July 2016, 10.30am-1.30pm
Baccombe Hill, Wendover, Bucks

A visit to the newly acquired BBOWT reserve at Baccombe Hill, looking for summer butterflies and day-flying moths.

Chalk Hill Blue

Field Meeting

Saturday 23rd July 2016: 10.30am
West Wycombe Hill And Butlers Hangings, Bucks

A walk to see summer butterflies and hopefully some of the rarer species on Buttlers Hanging including Silver-spotted Skipper, Dark Green Fritillary and Chalk Hill Blue.

White Admiral

Field Meeting

Saturday 30th July 2016: 10.30am
Fence Wood, Hermitage, Berks

A good site to find White Admiral, but many species are possible along this wide woodland ride.

Peacock

Field Meeting

Sunday 31st July 2016: 10.30am
Oven Bottom, Oxon

A walk to find butterflies of high summer.

Grayling

Field Meeting

Thursday 4th August 2016: 11.00am
Greenham Common, Berks

A walk at Greenham Common, the largest area of heathland in our region to see the Grayling and other summer species.

Chalk Hill Blue

Field Meeting

Sunday 7th August 2016: 10.30am
Hackpen Hill, Oxon

A walk to see the Chalk Carpet moth, and summer butterflies.

Grayling

Field Meeting

Saturday 13th August 2016: 10.30am
Hundred Acre Piece, Mortimer, Berks

The wide flowery rides through the conifer plantations on the Berks/Hants border are one of the local hotspots for the Grayling butterfly.

Brown Hairstreak

Field Meeting

Sunday 14th August 2016: 10.30am
Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon

A walk to look for the Brown Hairstreak.

Adonis Blue

Field Meeting

Saturday 20th August 2016: 10.30am
Lardon Chase, Berks

A walk to look for the Adonis Blue second brood and with other late summer butterflies.