Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire Events

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Warwickshire Guided Butterfly Walk with Steve Wright with Steve Wright on 25th May, 2022.

Warwickshire Guided Butterfly Walk with Steve Wright

Malpass followed by Newton Cutting

OS Grid Ref: SP488761

What3Words: piles.harder.admits

25th May, 2022, 11:00 to 15:00 Guided Butterfly Walk

Steve Wright

wright.steve09@gmail.com

Meet at the car park on right near Suez security

£FREE

Description

Meet at the car park on right near Suez security at Malpass SP488761
Newton OS grid Ref SP530786 - What3Words: type.stiff.slam

Target Species / Activities

Grizzled and Dingy Skipper, Green Hairstreak

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown with David Brown on 27th May, 2022.

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown

Harbury Cutting North

OS Grid Ref: SP383604

What3Words: mingles.scars.port

27th May, 2022, 20:00 to late Moth Night

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

3 miles SE of Leamington Spa. When leaving Harbury in the direction of A425 Leamington Spa road (on B4452) turn RIGHT into Churchlands Business Park (street with new industrial buildings and houses) and follow this to the end. Meet at the compound containing a scrapyard,

£FREE

Description

Friday Night Moth Night at Harbury Cutting North

Target Species / Activities

Light Feathered Rustic

Reserve Open Day with Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire on 28th May, 2022.

Reserve Open Day

Ryton Wood Meadows Butterfly Reserve

OS Grid Ref: SP376727

What3Words: rooster.political.searcher

28th May, 2022, 11:00 to 15:00 Guided Butterfly Walk

Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire

mikeslater1956@outlook.com 01788 335881

Entrance on A445 Leamington Road, SE of the Police Training College. Enter through the open gate, drive up the drive and park in the car park near the gazebo at the end of the track.
Grid reference: SP376727
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£FREE

Description

New Members Walks at 11am and 2pm to see Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak.

Find out more about Ryton Wood Meadows Butterfly Reserve.

Our Reserve Open Day is a great opportunity to discover more about butterflies, moths and their habitats and to meet like-minded people with a passion for wildlife and the environment. Everyone is welcome from non-members to new members, experts and novices, anyone interested in nature is welcome to join us.

Light refreshments may be available subject to coronavirus guidelines but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch and drinks if you wish.

Target Species / Activities

Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak plus other spring butterflies and two new members guided walks at 11am and 2pm.

Out of County Guided Butterfly Walk with Douglas Goddard (Glapthorn) / David James (Salcey) / tbc (Fermyn) on 19th June, 2022.

Out of County Guided Butterfly Walk

Salcey Forest, Glapthorn Cow Pastures or Fermyn Country Park

OS Grid Ref:

What3Words:

19th June, 2022, 10:00 to 13:00 Guided Butterfly Walk

Douglas Goddard (Glapthorn) / David James (Salcey) / tbc (Fermyn)

Glapthorn Cow Pastures:
OS Grid Ref: TL006903
what3words:design.admire.nicely

Fermyn Country Park:
OS Grid Ref: SP952849
what3words:diplomats.customers.dished

Salcey Forest:
OS Grid Ref: SP794516
what3words: husbands.ultra.stop

£FREE

Description

An opportunity to see the elusive Black Hairstreak butterfly - you choose the location! Volunteers from Butterfly Conservation Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire will be on hand to show you the best places to see this butterfly at each location.

Target Species / Activities

Black Hairstreak

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown with David Brown on 2nd July, 2022.

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown

Sutton Park National Nature Reserve

OS Grid Ref: SP096971

What3Words: mole.lung.feel

2nd July, 2022, 20:30 to late Moth Night

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Enter the park via the Streetly Gate (SP087984 - What3Words grin.admire.pools ) and follow the tarmac road as far as it will go (about 1 mile). Here there is a barrier across the road with parking on either side.

£FREE

Description

Saturday Moth Night at Sutton Park National Nature Reserve.

Target Species / Activities

Double-line

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown with David Brown on 16th July, 2022.

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown

Bubbenhall Wood and Meadows Nature Reserve

OS Grid Ref: SP370716

What3Words: trendy.galloping.monkey

16th July, 2022, 20:30 to late Moth Night

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Meet at the car park. Take Paget’s Lane off A445 (SP364723 - what3words work.insert.local) opposite the Bubbenhall village exit. Bear right at the fork onto a private road. Gated car park located down the private road on the right.

£FREE

Description

Target Species / Activities

Tree-lichen Beauty and Great Oak Beauty

Warwickshire Guided Butterfly Walk with Steve Wright with Steve Wright on 20th July, 2022.

Warwickshire Guided Butterfly Walk with Steve Wright

Ashlawn Cutting

OS Grid Ref: SP516732

What3Words: during.bought.hedge

20th July, 2022, 11:00 to 15:00 Guided Butterfly Walk

Steve Wright

wright.steve09@gmail.com

Meet at at Ashlawn Road car park SP516732. Alternative parking available at St Andrews Rugby Club (SP517731).

£FREE

Description

Guided Butterfly Walk at Ashlawn Cutting.

Target Species / Activities

Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and possibly White-letter Hairstreak

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown with David Brown on 14th August, 2022.

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown

Draycote Water Nature Reserve

OS Grid Ref: SP466692

What3Words: over.overdone.waffle

14th August, 2022, 20:00 to late Moth Night

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

1 mile north of Kites Hardwick on A426 Southam to Rugby road. Meet in the car park.

£FREE

Description

Target Species / Activities

Webb's Wainscot

Warwickshire Guided Butterfly Walk with Mike Slater with Mike Slater on 17th August, 2022.

Warwickshire Guided Butterfly Walk with Mike Slater

Ryton Wood Meadows Butterfly Reserve

OS Grid Ref: SP376727

What3Words: rooster.political.searcher

17th August, 2022, 14:00 to 16:00 Guided Butterfly Walk

Mike Slater

mikeslater1956@outlook.com 01788 335881

Reserve entrance on A445 Leamington Road, SE of Ryton Police Training Centre. SP377730. Parking on the reserve at end of drive.

£FREE

Description

Guided Walk at Ryton Wood Meadows to see Brown Hairstreak.

Target Species / Activities

Brown Hairstreak

Warwickshire Moth Night for New Members/Beginners with Ben Coleman with Ben Coleman on 19th August, 2022.

Warwickshire Moth Night for New Members/Beginners with Ben Coleman

Ryton Pools Country Park, Leamington Rd, Bubbenhall, CV8 3BG

OS Grid Ref: SP370724

What3Words: elite.outgrown.dust

19th August, 2022, 20:30 to late Moth Night

Ben Coleman

bencoleman@warwickshire.gov.uk 02476 305592

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

£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. Great for new members and those new to moth trapping. Everyone welcome.

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown with David Brown on 5th September, 2022.

Warwickshire Moth Night with David Brown

Rough Hill Wood Nature Reserve

OS Grid Ref: SP050637

What3Words: snows.wiring.knee

5th September, 2022, 19:00 to late Moth Night

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Meet in the car park off A448 Studley to Crabbs Cross road.

£FREE

Description

Target Species / Activities

Clifden Nonpareil, Oak Lutestring and Dark Crimson Underwing.

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