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Species to look out for
Although a third of the UK in terms of land area, Scotland has less than one-tenth of the population, so ensuring our butterflies and moths are well-recorded can present quite a challenge to our volunteers and staff. Despite the seemingly unfavourable weather, our butterflies and moths are generally faring better in the uplands than in the intensively-farmed east.
We have enjoyed excellent long-term support from Scottish Natural Heritage for most of our activities in Scotland.
An overlooked yet beautiful butterfly has been seen in much greater numbers than normal in Scotland this year...
One of the UK’s most threatened butterflies has seen a big increase in numbers at the Mabie Forest near Dumfries in South West Scotland.
Scottish peat bogs are making a comeback after a year of hard work by the ‘Bog Squad’ – a group of volunteers dedicated to saving these precious wildlife habitats.
Large Heath Butterfly Survey & Tree Seedling Pulling at Lockshaw Moss
We shall be continuing the removal of small birch, willow and pine seedlings and saplings that are growing on the bog, and possibly doing some ditch damming and butterfly surveys.
A day identifying and recording dragonflies and damselflies at Flanders Moss NNR. Joint event with the British Dragonfly Society.