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Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Hamilton to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
A trip to our enclosure at Glencourse reservoir for Green Hairstreaks. They were last recorded here three years ago, and we want to see if they are still here.
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Dundee to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
As well as checking known sites, we will be looking for evidence of new Small Blue colonies on this coastal stretch as far as Burnmouth.
Small Blue walk. Joint BC and TBP event.
An outing to this fascinating wildlife site for butterflies and much more arranged by the Scottish Wildlife Trust Central Borders Group
Training and survey of Small Blue at Barry Buddon and classification of the habitat for the colonies.
Joint BC and TBP event.
We're joining up with the Edinburgh Natural History Society to look for two of the area's butterfly specialities, the Small Blue and Northern Brown Argus. Should be lots more to see as well.
We plan to record butterflies (including the Northern Brown Argus) and day-flying moths in a botanically rich valley in the Pentland Hills.
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries have not been recorded the since the time of our last field trip here. We plan to confirm their presence.
A walk arranged by the Scottish Wildlife Trust Central Borders Group who we will be joining to discover a great variety of wildlife including butterflies and day-flying moths.
Another trip to this superb butterfly site, where there is a healthy colony of Northern Brown Argus. There are also plenty of Dark Green Fritillaries here, and the possibility of seeing Grayling and Small Skipper.
Join the East Scotland Branch on this survey training day and butterfly walk, where we will look for the Northern Brown Argus and its eggs, as well as other insects...
This is a repeat of last year's outing, which was heavily affected by rain, so we are hoping for better weather this time. The object is to see Small Skippers, which have only been recorded in this part of the world over the last five years. We should also see Dark Green Fritillaries, which are well established here.
A joint outing with the Edinburgh Natural History Society, to look for pollinators of both the bee/wasp and butterfly type. A bee expert will be on hand to take us through their identification. The Preston Grange site is supposed to be good for Bumblebees in particular. Butterflies that might turn up are Speckled Wood, Small Skipper and Wall.