Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire Events

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Out of County Guided Butterfly Walk with Steve Cheshire with Steven Cheshire on 16th April, 2022.

Out of County Guided Butterfly Walk with Steve Cheshire

Cannock Chase

OS Grid Ref: SJ979181

What3Words: epic.letters.ratty

16th April, 2022, 11:00 to 14:00 Guided Butterfly Walk

Steven Cheshire

info@britishbutterflies.co.uk 07870 598691

Meet on Friday morning, 11.00am at The Glacial Boulder Car Park, Chase Road, WS15 2UA halfway between Rugeley and Stafford.
Grid Reference: SJ979181
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£FREE

Description

Enjoy a relaxing stroll on Cannock Chase where we are sure to see the Green Hairstreak butterfly. Less easy to find are the striking day-flying Emperor Moths but we will use a pheromone lure allowing you to see these magnificent moths at close quarters.

Target Species / Activities

Green Hairstreak butterflies and Emperor Moths (using pheromone lures) plus other wildlife including Adder.

Warwickshire Branch Spring Meeting 2022 with Tony Penycate on 7th May, 2022.

Warwickshire Branch Spring Meeting 2022

Bourton, Draycote and Frankton Village Hall

OS Grid Ref: SP433706

What3Words: dizzy.aviation.beaks

7th May, 2022, 14:00 to 16:30 Spring Meeting

Tony Penycate

tonypenycate@btinternet.com 07419 772791

Bourton, Draycote and Frankton Village Hall, Bourton on Dunsmore, CV23 9QT.
Please park in the car park opposite the village hall on Frankton Road.
Grid Ref; SP433706
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£FREE

Description

Catch up with all the latest news about butterflies and moths in our region and meet up with fellow enthusiasts. Refreshments available. Donations for raffle prizes gratefully received.

Target Species / Activities

Social gathering for members and non-members interested in joining or supporting Butterfly Conservation. Illustrated talks and presentations about butterflies and moths from Warwickshire and beyond. Everyone welcome.

Warwickshire Guided Butterfly Walk with Mike Slater with Mike Slater on 18th May, 2022.

Warwickshire Guided Butterfly Walk with Mike Slater

Fenny Compton Tunnels on the A423 Southam to Banbury Road

OS Grid Ref: SP435524

What3Words: firepower.herds.fountain

18th May, 2022, 11:00 to Guided Butterfly Walk

Mike Slater

mikeslater1956@outlook.com 01788 335881

Meet at lay-by on the A423 Southam just before road crosses canal. Please take care of fast traffic when parking/leaving your vehicle.
Grid reference: SP435 524
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£FREE

Description

A guided walk with Mike Slater to see Grizzled Skipper and Small Blue butterflies.

Target Species / Activities

Grizzled Skipper, Small Blue and Dingy Skipper.

National Moth Night with David Brown with David Brown on 20th May, 2022.

National Moth Night with David Brown

Snitterfield Bushes

OS Grid Ref:

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

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Snitterfield Bushes. Exact location of meet point will be provided shortly.

£FREE

Description

The theme of National Moth Night 2022 is Woodlands. Meet at Snitterfield Bushes where we hope to record our target species Alder Kitten and Orange Moth amongst many other species.

Target Species / Activities

Alder Kitten, Orange Moth

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 North

OS Grid Ref: SP385600

What3Words: stoppage.tooth.vandalism

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

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Harbury North. Exact location of meet point will be provided shortly.

£FREE

Description

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

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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
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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

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

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Sutton Park. Exact location of meet point will be provided shortly.

£FREE

Description

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 Meadow

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

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Bubbenhall Meadow. Exact location of meet point will be provided shortly.

£FREE

Description

Target Species / Activities

Tree-lichen 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

OS Grid Ref:

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

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Draycote Water. Exact location of meet point will be provided shortly.

£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
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£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

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

David Brown

davidcgbrown@yahoo.co.uk 07977 379330

Rough Hill Wood. Exact location of meet point will be provided shortly.

£FREE

Description

Target Species / Activities

Clifden Nonpareil, Oak Lutestring

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