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 us to celebrate Butterfly Conservation's 50th Anniversary and Plantlife's National Meadows Day.
Join us on a walk through Iver village.
Join us on a field trip to look for the Silver-studded Blue.
Target species Dark Green Fritillary and other early summer butterflies such as the Marbled White.
Butterfly walk looking for summer butterflies
Find out about heathland butterflies and moths on this walk around these two special Sussex lowland heath nature reserve sites. Dogs welcome too!
We plan to record butterflies (including the Northern Brown Argus) and day-flying moths in a botanically rich valley in the Pentland Hills.
** PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE TO THIS FIELD TRIP **
Join the Kent Branch for White Admiral
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries have not been recorded the since the time of our last field trip here. We plan to confirm their presence.
Come and see the moths caught in the garden overnight before releasing them back into the wild. An opportunity to learn more about these fascinating and beautiful nocturnal insects.
Join us at this wildlife garden to count as many butterflies as we can find and to admire all the wildflowers and plants...
Guided butterfly walk on Dorset's first butterfly reserve, where the Silver-studded Blue can be found.
Enjoy a wild and wonderful family day out in the orchard of Iford Manor. FREE event.
Join Peter Fewell for the second of a series of walks around Cassiobury Park, looking at the butterflies found in different areas.
Norfolk Branch members are helping to lead a walk at 11am and 2pm as we join farmer Edward Cross at the Abbey Farm annual Open Day.
Target species are the Marbled White with other grassland species
There are very few records of both butterflies and moths for this lovely little hill (373M / 1230FT), hopefully on this July outing we can add many more!
Join us on a field trip at Hackpen Hill (aka Crowhole Bottom, Devil’s Punchbowl) on the Ridgeway SW of Wantage.
Join Dave Howden and the Friends of Horsenden Hill for a morning of butterfly hunting after first inspecting a moth trap run on the previous night. Target species will be White-letter Hairstreak!
Join Surrey Branch at Bookham Common; target: Purple Emperor, Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral
Join the Branch at this informal meeting of North Wales Moth-ers and natural history enthusiasts - all welcome!
Join Surrey Branch at Cucknells Wood; target: Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral
Beautiful Butterflies Walk at Heddon Valley
A woodland walk, looking for White-letter Hairstreak and other summer butterflies
Join Surrey Branch at Epsom Common; target: Purple Emperor, White Admiral. SWITCHED from Thursday.
Join Dick Middleton and the Ruislip & District NHS for a leisurely walk around Ruislip Woods, ending up at a Purple Emperor Assembly area. The Purple Emperor doesn't get active in the treetops until about 1 o'clock so bring binoculars and a packed lunch. There is a steep climb to the top of the hill! Please note that carparking charges apply in the Lido Car park for non-residents of LB of Hillingdon.
High Brown, Dark Green and (late) Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries Common Blue and Grayling
Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out! This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...
The site has a good range of meadow species such as Marbled White as well as lots of Silver-washed Fritillaries.
Flowers, dragonflies and butterflies