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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Find out more on the summer events on Large Blue
Target Species: Large Fritillaries, White-letter Hairstreak, Purple Hairstreak and other butterflies.
Organised by our Dumfries & Galloway subgroup, the target species are Small & Essex Skippers but there should be many other species too.
This event has been CANCELLED sorry.
Join the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch for a ramble with plenty of interesting flora and wildlife.
We're hosting a joint event with Butterfly Conservation Ireland to the scenic Crom Estate, Fermanagh. Crom hosts a rich number of butterfly and moth species, in particular we will be looking out for the Purple Hairstreak.
A field trip to to see butterflies including Chalkhill Blue and a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!
Join the Cambs & Essex Branch for a walk to see Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies which have colonised this managed woodland in recent years.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch at this moth and butterfly event, where you can also get the chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!
Join the Devon Branch on a visit to Little Breach, a reserve owned by Butterfly Conservation.
Join the Dorset Branch on this butterfly identification walk between Weymouth and Portland. Great for beginners and experts alike!
Join the Kent Branch for a butterfly walk in the Darent Valley.
A leisurely walk through newly planted areas of forest to see a vivid display of summer butterflies. Target species include Marbled White, skippers and blue and brown butterflies. Handy tips will be provided to help you learn how to identify individual species.
Public guided walk as part of Wyre Forest Landscape of Discovery
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch for a butterfly walk at this picturesque site.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for this interesting walk through Godolphin Woods, where we will be looking for the Purple Hairstreak butterfly.
Please join the Sussex Branch on this butterfly walk to see downland and possible woodland butterflies. There is also a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!
Join the Warwickshire Branch on a visit to see Essex Skipper and other summer butterflies at this ancient semi-natural woodland.
Join us for this two-day event of moth trapping and guided walks. There will also be a BBQ on the Wednesday and a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!
Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch for a wander around their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve. All welcome.
Join the Cumbria Branch to see Scotch Argus and Fritillary butterflies in the Arnside and Silverdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)
As part of the Lúnasa Festival and the Big Butterfly Count, we have teamed up with Ring of Gullion to invite you and your family, to join us on a butterfly safari among the rich heritage of the Ring of Gullion area
Join us to discover the secret lives of moths and learn how to trap moths; a few moth traps will be available to borrow to discover which of these amazing creatures live in your back garden!
Come and see the moths trapped the evening before, as part of the Mount Eagles Biodiversity Fun Day!
Join the Somerset & Bristol Branch with the Bath Natural History Society (Bath Nats) for a field trip to see a wide variety of wildlife at this former lead mine.
Target Species: Scotch Argus, High Brown Fritillary, Dark Green Fritillary.
This is a really good site for the Chalkhill Blue.
Join the Beds & Northants Branch of Butterfly Conservation at this joint Big Butterfly Count event hosted by the Rangers at Barnwell Country Park near Oundle.
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.
Join the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch to see fabulous views of Hampshire and downland species of butterflies.