Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire Events

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New Members/Beginners Moth Night at Ryton Pools Country Park with Ben Coleman on 29th June, 2019.

New Members/Beginners Moth Night at Ryton Pools Country Park

Ryton Pools CP, Leamington Road, Bubbenhall, CV8 3BG

29th June, 2019, 20:00 to late Moth Night

Ben Coleman

bencoleman@warwickshire.gov.uk 02476 305592

Ryton Pools Country Park, Leamington Road, Bubbenhall CV8 3BG.
Grid reference: SP369725

£Free

Description

An introduction to moth trapping with Ben Coleman. A fantastic opportunity for new members and beginners interested in taking up moth trapping and recording.

Target Species / Activities

A chance to learn more about moth trapping, moth traps and see and help identify the moths (which are later released) in the traps.

Moth Night in the Heart of England Forest with David Brown on 13th July, 2019.

Moth Night in the Heart of England Forest

Roberts Wood, near Dorsington in Heart of England Forest

13th July, 2019, 20:30 to late Moth Night

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

One mile east of Barton village near Bidford on Avon.
Grid reference: SP125508

£Free

Description

Join our moth night in the Heart of England Forest with David Brown where we hope to see Privet Hawk-moth and White Satin among many other species.

Target Species / Activities

Privet Hawk-moth and White Satin

Summer butterflies in the Heart of England Forest with Mike Slater on 17th July, 2019.

Summer butterflies in the Heart of England Forest

Heart of England Forest, Spernal Park near Redditch

17th July, 2019, 11:00 to Guided Butterfly Walk

Mike Slater

mikeslater1956@outlook.com 01788 335881

Grid reference: SP097630. Please note that parking is limited to entrances to Heart of England Forest land holdings.

£Free

Description

Join Mike Slater for guided walk to see the summer butterflies around Spernal Park in the Heart of England Forest.

Target Species / Activities

Summer butterflies

Big Butterfly Count (19th July to 11th August) with Butterfly Conservation on 19th July, 2019.

Big Butterfly Count (19th July to 11th August)

Nationwide

19th July, 2019, 07:00 to 20:00 Big Butterfly Count

Butterfly Conservation

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Visit www.bigbutterflycount.org to find out how to take part

£Free

Description

The big butterfly count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and is the biggest survey of butterflies.

Target Species / Activities

Find out more at www.bigbutterflycount.org/about

The Silver-washed Fritillary at Ashlawn Cutting with Steven Wright on 20th July, 2019.

The Silver-washed Fritillary at Ashlawn Cutting

Ashlawn Cutting (WWT), Ashlawn Road, Rugby

20th July, 2019, 11:00 to Guided Butterfly Walk

Steven Wright

wright.steve09@gmail.com

Meet at the allotment car park by bridge on the Ashlawn Road.
Grid reference: SP516732

£Free

Description

A guided butterfly walk with Steve Wright at Ashlawn Cutting where we hope to see silver-washed fritillary which has recently returned to the site along with other summer butterflies.

Target Species / Activities

Silver-washed Fritillary plus other summer butterflies

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