Events

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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East Scotland, Lothians

Sunday 31st May 2015, 10.30am-3.00pm
North Berwick Law

A trip round this intriguing geological feature where we hope to see Wall Brown and perhaps Speckled Wood butterflies amongst others.

Small Blue

East Scotland - Borders - Coastal Butterflies & Moths

Sunday 7th June 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Burnmouth, Berwickshire

A walk south along the Berwickshire coastal path to visit a colony of the rare and very localised Small Blue butterfly, with the chance of plenty more butterflies and moths along the way. A Borders Nature Festival event.

Poplar Hawk-moth

East Scotland - Borders - Moths with the Northumberland Wildlife Watch Group

Sunday 14th June 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Hunting Hall Farm Nr Lowick, N Northumberland

An opportunity for youngsters to discover moths in last night's light-trap and to learn about their fascinating lives, followed by butterfly-themed activities in the resource centre at the farm. Tea and cakes too! A Borders Nature Festival event.

East Scotland, Lothians

Sunday 21st June 2015, 10.30am-5.00pm
The Bell, Whiteadder Reservoir

A trip to this interesting area, where we hope to see the rare Northern Brown Argus and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies. In the afternoon e will go onto another local site for these and hope to see them here, if we missed them in the morning at the Bell. If you want to stay for the afternoon, then please bring packed lunch.

East Scotland Angus - Coire Fee NNR

Friday 3rd to Saturday 4th July 2015
Coire Fee NNR, Glen Doll, Glen Clova, Angus

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.

East Scotland, Lothians

Sunday 12th July 2015, 10.30am-2.00pm
Auchencorth Moss, Penicuik, Midlothian

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.

East Scotland, Lothians

Sunday 12th July 2015, 10.30am-2.00pm
Auchencorth Moss, Penicuik, Midlothian

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.

Butterfly ID day

East Scotland - Perthshire - Butterfly ID Day

Sunday 26th July 2015, 10.30am-3.30pm
RSPB Loch Leven (Vane Farm)

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!

East Scotland Angus - Crombie Country Park

Sunday 23rd August 2015, 10.00am-0.00pm
Crombie Country Park, Monikie, Broughty Ferry

Moth trapping on Saturday night. Examination and identification session on Sunday morning from 10.00am - 12.00 midday with Rangers and local moth recorder.

East Scotland St.Cyrus Aberdeenshire - Moth Night

Saturday 12th September 2015: 7.30pm
St, Cyrus NNR, Aberdeenshire

Join staff and local recorders for an evenings' moth-ing at St.Cyrus NNR in conjunction with National Moth Night 2015. Almost 500 species of moth have been recorded on the reserve. Can we add to the list?