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Saturday 23rd June 2018: 10am

Insh Marshes car park, Kingussie

Join the Highlands Branch to take a look through moth traps run the previous night and then, if the weather is good, go for a butterfly walk!

Meeting place:  RSPB Insh Marshes car park. 2 miles out of Kingussie on the B970 (past Ruthven Barracks). NN775998 (OS map 35 – Kingussie) Nearest post code: PH21 1NS.

By train
Kingussie station is a 1.5 mile (2.4 km) walk away.

By bus
The nearest bus stop is in Kingussie, a 1.5 mile (2.4 km) walk away.

By bike
This reserve is on Route 7 of the National Cycle Network.

By road
From A9, take exit to Kingussie. Follow B970 south from village towards, and then beyond, Ruthven Barracks. Reserve entrance is 1 km to the east of the barracks.


Approx duration: Up to 6 hours, depending on how many moths there are and if the weather is good enough for a butterfly walk!

What’s needed:  Midge repellent and a packed lunch. Stout footwear if walking the trail which is uneven.

Any other information:  This event is being run as part of National Insect Week – a celebration of bugs with events taking place throughout the UK.

For more information or to confirm your attendance, please contact the event leader, Pete Moore: tonuptwitcher@gmail.com  or phone 07866 578079.