Sunday 3rd December 2023, 10:15am-1:00pm

Meet at Ruislip Gardens Underground Station


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Date:        Sunday 3rd December 2023
Event Title:    Brown Hairstreak egg hunt and training morning
Site:        Stafford Road Open Space in the London Borough of Hillingdon
Booking:    Although no online pre-booking is required, we must know whether you are coming - this is in case we need to postpone due to bad weather!

Address &/or grid ref:    Postcode HA4 6NF - TQ100858 [Landranger Map 176]
Time/meeting place:    10:15 at Ruislip Gardens Underground Station (Central Line Zone 7) for 10:30 start. Aim to finish by 13:00.

If you wish to meet at Stafford Road Open Space, please contact the event contact to confirm where to meet. The streets around Stafford Road usually have parking spaces.

What3words:    Ruislip Gardens Station -

Transport:    On Central Line, also E7 bus (every 20 minutes) from Ruislip (Metropolitan & Piccadilly) to Ealing Broadway (District and National rail). Very limited pay and display parking at station, some off street parking plus car parks at Sidmouth Drive (HA4 ODA) and Ruislip Gardens shops at New Pond Parade, West End Road (HA4 6LR).  

Additional Information:  Help us search for Brown Hairstreak eggs and learn the skills to help you look for new sites. There is approx. 1km walk to the site along footpaths and fields, maybe muddy. Wrap up warm; bring gloves and suitable footwear and a hand lens if possible. More dates at different locations will be added later in the year or early 2024.

Before the hunt, we recommend you watch our You Tube presentation from 2021 which tells you all about finding Brown Hairstreak eggs and the history of the species in Middlesex.

Contact and booking details:     Ian Watts email: [email protected] to confirm you are coming or 07966 631132 on the day