Scottish mountains

Species to look out for


AltPearl-bordered Fritillary by Peter Eeleshough 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.

Scottish Natural Heritage


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Glasgow & SW Scotland: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 6th December 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm

The Bog Squad will be helping Buglife to restore Fannyside Muir near Cumbernauld with scrub clearance and ditch damming. The Muir is home to a wintering flock of Taiga Bean geese and also supports a wide variety of butterfly, moth and bug species.

Recorders' Gathering, Scotland

Saturday 19th March 2016, 10am-5pm

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one.

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