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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Join the Cornwall Branch on a beautiful walk down to the De Lank river, where there is the opportunity
to see the rare Pearl-bordered Fritillary, other spring butterflies such as the Brimstone and view the recent conservation work undertaken by volunteers.
This is a joint MOD Conservation Group / Cornwall Butterfly Conservation walk. In addition to seeing a variety of spring wild flowers, we should find, amongst other butterflies, the Grizzled Skipper, which is now only located on this site in Cornwall.
A walk through disused mining sites in the Poldice Valley area to search for a small, well-camouflaged butterfly that loves bare ground: the Dingy Skipper. This butterfly is a conservation priority species that is becoming increasingly rare in Cornwall.
The Cornwall Branch has organised this trip in partnership with the Natural England team on the Lizard. We’ll be looking for newly emerged Marsh Fritillaries, as well as hearing about the habitat management work NE have been undertaking for this protected butterfly.
Join the Cornwall Branch in looking for Green Hairstreak butterflies along this beautiful cliff walk. The terrain can be steep and rough in places, but the views are spectacular.
Come and join us on a field trip to Cornwall’s only site for the nationally rare Heath Fritillary butterfly, which is now established here after a successful reintroduction in 2006.
Philip (Chair of Cornwall Butterfly Conservation) and Faith Hambly invite you to their farm at Lethytep, with its wonderful wildlife area with walks and lakes. There should be many mid-summer butterflies flying, and much more besides.
Join the Cornwall Branch on this moth night. Moth specialist Adrian Spalding will be leading the event and setting moth traps.