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 Brian Fletcher from the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch for a walk at this chalk downland National Nature Reserve (NNR) to see spring flowers, butterflies such as skippers and blues and other wildlife.
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.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on their reserve, where we hope to see Brimstone, Orange-tip, Green-veined White, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock and Speckled Wood, plus possibly Holly Blue and Common Blues butterflies.
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a recording exercise on these two sites on the south-west Wiltshire chalk, where we we hope to find a good range of Spring butterfly species. Chickengrove Bottom is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI ) bordering Vernditch Chase.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk at this National Trust site to see Glanville Fritillary, Wall, Green Hairstreak and Small Blue butterflies.
Our annual joint outing with the Belfast Naturalists' Field Club sees us visiting the very best site for Lepidoptera in the country.
A walk to see one of the rarer butterfly species in our area (& whose name does not do it justice).
Strawberry Banks is best known for the Marsh Fritillary butterfly and a wide range of wild flowers; it consists of two fields surrounded by scrub and woodland.
Join the Wiltshire Branch on this chalk grassland site, which has spectacular views over Salisbury Plain and a rich assortment of butterflies and other wildlife. We hope to see Green Hairstreak, Brown Argus and Marsh Fritillary butterflies.
Join the West Midlands Branch on the tenth anniversary of their Prees Heath Common Reserve for a FREE family fun day to enjoy all the wildlife of the reserve!
Sunday 29/05/2016 (11.00) - RYTON WOOD MEADOWS RESERVE OPEN DAY
Public Event (FREE) led by Mike Slater
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a field trip to see Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies and the Argent and Sable moth, as well as other invertebrates and bird life.
Join us on a walk run by the Upper Thames Branch of Butterfly Conservation.. We will be looking for spring butterflies including Grizzled Skipper, Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak.
Join the Kent Branch for a walk and possible display of many varities of orchids
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.
Chalk downland survey
Target species: Grizzled Skipper, Dingy Skipper, Green Hairstreak & Wood White.
Marsh Fritillary is the target species on this afternoon walk
This is a joint event with the Lancashire and Cumbria Branches. We will be looking out for spring species, in particular Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries, Small Heath, Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch for a walk at one of their reserves. This site is a wet meadow on a sheltered west-facing woodland edge, which lies within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) notified for its grassland and woodland habitats.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch for a walk on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. The site is an interesting wet meadow on a sheltered west facing woodland edge.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.
Join the Cumbria Branch and Arnside Natural History Society on a walk to see spring species of butterflies, including Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on this trip where we hope to Small Blue and Dingy Skipper butterflies and the Wood Tiger moth.
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk where we hope to see Dingy Skipper, Common Blue, Wall and possibly Small Blue butterflies.
Join the Wiltshire branch on a walk to look for Small Blue butterflies, which had a good season on this site last year.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch at the invitation of the Upper Thames Branch for a butterfly walk to see early summer butterflies including, hopefully, Small Blue.
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.
Join Jenny Plackett from Butterfly Conservation on a butterfly hunt, where we hope to have good views of the rare Marsh Fritillary.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on this small reserve within the confines of Queen Elizabeth Country Park for the possibility of seeing a Duke of Burgundy butterfly. We are also aiming to see Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and Grizzled Skipper butterflies.