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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An opportunity for experienced moth-ers to trap in the varied habitats and mountainous surroundings of Coire Fee NNR. This will extend through Friday night, Saturday daytime, and Saturday night subject to the number of attendees.
Come and help look for the Large Heath on the Red Moss of Netherley Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve near Stonehaven, a lowland raised bog currently undergoing restoration work to prevent it from drying out.
A walk across this moss to the SSSI at the far end of the site. Half of this moss has been dug up for garden peat. The other half has been left as a pristine moss. We wish to se whether the Large Heath butterfly can still be found here.
A walk across this moss to the SSSI on the half of the moss that is still left after the extraction for garden peat one the rest of the moss. We would like to find out if the Large Heath butterfly is still present on the half of the moss that is still there.
Join in story time and crafts all about butterflies and find out how to join in the Big Butterfly Count.
A comprehensive exploration of the SWT Balgavies Reserve with the objective of recording as many species as possible over 24 hours. Activities will start on the Saturday evening. with moth trapping and wine ropes starting around 7:30pm. Traps will be opened at 10:00am on Sunday with butterfly walks during the day.
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.
Discover the marvellous 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.
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.
A Butterfly Identification day to get you set up for spotting and recording. And it's in the middle of the summer's Big Butterfly Count too!
Discover the colourful world of butterflies and moths in Glen Muick. Come along and take part in the Big Butterfly Count as well as storytelling and games.
An identification workshop for all in Duthie Park, with an evening of moth trapping & a morning spent emptying moth traps followed by a butterfly walk, weather-permitting.
Butterflies, dragonflies, moths and more on this joint outing with the Dundee Naturalists' Society at North Ballo Hill and Laird's Loch. The area holds Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath and Common Blue butterflies.
Get up close and personal with bats and moths. Come and dispel all your fears of these intriguing animals.
A walk to find the Scotch Argus butterfly by the Tima Water - a re-run of last year's washout!
Barry Buddon is the largest and best area of sand dunes and dune slacks in this part of Eastern Scotland. By arrangement, we are allowed to spend a day freely exploring the wildlife delights of this valuable array of habitats. Moth traps will be run overnight at Cowbyres and there are over 14 species of butterfly recorded for this site
Moth trapping on Saturday night. Examination and identification session on Sunday morning from 10.00am - 12.00 midday with Rangers and local moth recorder.
A family moths evening at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre near Ancrum.
Who comes out to feed as the sun goes down? Discover the fascinating world of Portlethen’s night flying creatures.
A chance to see what has been caught in the traps on the Montrose Basin.
Come along on Moth Night Scotland to set up some light traps and enjoy a talk by Malcolm Lindsay with a buffet supper. Then on the Saturday morning there's the opportunity to see what was caught in the traps.
Discover how to use smelly mixtures and bright lights to attract moths and contribute to this year’s national ‘Moth Night’ survey, plus bat detectors to locate and identify bats.
St. Cyrus National Nature Reserve is home to a huge variety of butterflies and moths, but many people miss the moths that fly at night. Join local experts to discover the amazing variety of moths and listen out for night hunters including owls and bats with a bat detector!