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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Brown Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 5th March 2016, 10.30am-1.00pm
Bernwood Meadows, Bucks

Search for Brown Hairstreak butterfly eggs at BBOWT's Bernwood Meadows reserve.

Orange Tip

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 8th May 2016: 11.00am
Homefield Wood, Bockmer End, Bucks

This is our first field meeting of the year to look for early Spring butterflies.

Duke of Burgundy

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 14th May 2016: 11.00am
Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks

Search for the Duke of Burgundy and other Spring species

Green Hair

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 15th May 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Mid-Lincolnshire Coast

Join us on our first Field Trip of the year to Chapel St. Leonards to see Spring butterflies including, we hope, Holly Blue, Green Hairstreak, and Wall Brown.

D Skipper

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 22nd May 2016: 11.00am
Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon

Search for Dingy and Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak and other Spring butterflies

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Trip

Saturday 28th May 2016: 10.30am
Lardon Chase, Streatley, Berks

A field meeting targeting Adonis Blue and other spring species.

Duke of Burgundy

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 29th May 2016: 11.00am
Pitstone Hill And Aldbury Nowers, Bucks

A field meeting targeting spring butterflies.

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 4th June 2016: 11.00am
Bradenham, Bucks

A field meeting targeting the mall Blue and other early summer butterflies.


Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 19th June 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Ted Ellis Nature Reserve, Norfolk.

Join us on our Field Trip to see the beautiful Swallowtail butterfly.

High brown fritillary

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th June 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Aish Tor, Dartmoor, Devon

This Field Trip is for a week-end visit to Aish Tor, Dartmoor to see the rare High Brown Fritillary.

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Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 2nd July 2016, 9.30am-4.30pm
Deepdale, North Yorkshire

This Field Trip to Deepdale, North Yorkshire, to see the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, will be on Saturday, 2nd July or Sunday, 3rd July 2016 if the weather on the Saturday is poor.

Silver-washed Fritillary

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 16th July 2016, 9.30am-4.30pm
Bedford Purlieus NNR, Cambridgeshire

Field Trip to see the Silver-washed Fritillary and the White-letter Hairstreak at Bedford Purlieus will be on Sat. 16th July 2016 or if the weather is poor, on Sun, 17th July 2016.


Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 24th July 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Conesby Quarry - Phoenix Slag Banks

Join us on our Field Trip to find the Grayling butterfly at Conesby Quarry (10 a.m.) and Phoenix Slag Banks (2 p.m.)