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
Friday 3rd July, 8:30 - 11:30pm
Nightjars and Nightlife at Cors Bodgynnydd
An event with North Wales Wildlife Trust, walking around this upland bog to hear and hopefully see a Nightjar, followed by moth trapping (if the Nightjars haven’t eaten them all). Uneven, wet paths. Bring a torch and midge repellent!
Meet at Cyffty Mine, SH773588. Details from David Lee 01248 681268
This is a joint trip with the Dorset Branch to explore and do some recording too. If possible, bring a clipboard and Ordnance Survey map Explorer 118 covering the area.
Friday 10th July, 9:30 - 11:30pm
Glow-worms & Moths of the Great Orme. A guided walk with North Wales Wildlife Trust to learn about these fascinating beetles. The Welsh for glow-worm is Tn Bach Diniwed - Innocent Little Fire. This is magical. Followed by moth trapping. Path uneven with steps. Bring a torch! Meet at West Shore by the boating lake, SH770821. Booking essential with Mark Sheridan 01492 583820
Join moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder, Leon Truscott, on this walk to find Marbled White butterflies, as well as Small Heath and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies. Six-belted and Thrift Clearwing moths can also be found at this site.
Come and help look for the Large Heath on the Red Moss of Netherley Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve near Stonehaven, a lowland raised bog currently undergoing restoration work to prevent it from drying out.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch in searching for butterflies like the Dark Green Fritillary and Silver-studded Blue on this beautiful SSSI and National trust Reserve.
Join in story time and crafts all about butterflies and find out how to join in the Big Butterfly Count.
This part of the coast is good for Lulworth Skippers and in a good year attracts various migrants. Bring a packed lunch.
Help us take nature's pulse by joining the big butterfly count.
Join the Hants & IOW Branch at their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve at one of the best times of the year to see the butterflies and the wildflowers, plus it's the launch of Big Butterfly Count - come and help us to count butterflies!
Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch at one of the country's best sites for the Wood White butterfly. You will have a chance to see the second brood of this species, see what moths were caught in the trap from the previous night and carry out a Big Butterfly Count - the worlds largest survey of its kind.
We have been requested to do some moth identification as in previous years. Traps will be put out the previous night and hopefully will add some new species to the Gearrchoille list. This event was run on 13 June but due to cold weather only one moth showed up. Hopefully it will be more productive this time!
Join the West Midlands Branch at a Butterfly Identification Workshop at Cannock Chase.
Join the West Midlands Branch in this ancient woodland on a walk to see woodland butterflies.
Join the Cambridgeshire & Essex Branch for a walk in this ancient woodland to hopefully see a profusion of Silver-washed Fritillaries and other summer butterflies.
Join the Sussex Branch on this walk to see Chalk Hill blue, Marbled White and other downland butterfly species. We will also be doing a Big Butterfly Count!
Please join the Sussex Branch on this walk to find the Chalk Hill blue, Small and Common blue butterflies, as well as the Marbled White and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies. We are also hoping to do a Big Butterfly Count!
A comprehensive exploration of the SWT Balgavies Reserve with the objective of recording as many species as possible over 24 hours. Activities will start on the Saturday evening. with moth trapping and wine ropes starting around 7:30pm. Traps will be opened at 10:00am on Sunday with butterfly walks during the day.
There is an interesting meadow just across the Old Spey Bridge with a variety of wild flowers along the edge of it beside the Spey. We can also walk back along the minor road where there are a couple of areas which are home to the Northern Brown Argus.
This short trip is an opportunity to explore this wood which is on the border with Somerset..
Join the Cornwall Branch for a closer look at the wild flowers, butterflies and moths to be found on Penhale Sands Army Training Camp, which is not normally open to the public.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for their first field trip to Cardinham Woods, a popular site managed by the Forestry Commission.
This walk includes a steep South West facing section of limestone down. This is a quiet mid Summer period for many species but our objective will be to find a White-letter Hairstreak.
Join Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch at this Big Butterfly Count Family Fun Day near Winchester to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Butterfly Conservation's Magdalen Hill Down Reserve!
Please join Butterfly Conservation's Somerset & Bristol Branch at this Big Butterfly Count event at Crook Peak
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this Butterfly ID training day, which will include a walk to put what you've learnt into practice!
Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk at our Grafton Wood Reserve, where we hope to see Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies.
Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve - this is a wonderful month to see butterflies! All welcome.
Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch for a visit to their Bentley Station Meadow Reserve.