Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire Events

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Reserve Open Day with Mike Slater on 13th July, 2024.

Reserve Open Day

Ryton Wood Meadows Butterfly Reserve

OS Grid Ref: SP378728

What3Words: charging.segmented.glitter

13th July, 2024, 11:00 to 15:00 Guided Butterfly Walk

Mike Slater

mikeslater1956@outlook.com

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

Skipper ID masterclass walks at 11am and 2pm . Join our experts who will show you how to tell this tricky group of butterflies apart.

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 will be available but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch and drinks if you wish.

Target Species / Activities

Summer butterflies

Moth group field meeting at Cross Hands Quarry with David C G Brown on 13th July, 2024.

Moth group field meeting at Cross Hands Quarry

Cross Hands Quarry

OS Grid Ref: SP268289

What3Words: cabbages.chapters.kickers

13th July, 2024, 20:00 to 00:00 Moth Night

David C G Brown

01789840295

Enter the quarry through the main entrance on A44

£FREE

Description

Join the group as they search for mid-summer moths at this interesting quarry site

Target Species / Activities

Tawny shears and Northern rustic

Moth group field meeting at Welches Meadow NR with David C G Brown on 27th July, 2024.

Moth group field meeting at Welches Meadow NR

Welches meadow NR

OS Grid Ref: SP325657

What3Words: hiding.mostly.amber

27th July, 2024, 20:30 to 00:00 Moth Night

David C G Brown

01789 840295

Close to the centre of Leamington spa, just off the B4099. Entrance by Willes Bridge. Roadside parking in Willes road and Mill road.

£FREE

Description

Join the Warwickshire moth group as they look for the specialist moths which live in this very interesting urban nature reserve

Target Species / Activities

Balsam carpet

Late summer butterfly walk at Cross Hands Quarry with Mike Slater on 31st July, 2024.

Late summer butterfly walk at Cross Hands Quarry

Near Little Compton, Moreton in Marsh, GL56 0SP

OS Grid Ref: SP268289

What3Words: cabbages.chapters.kickers

31st July, 2024, 11:00 to 14:00 Guided Butterfly Walk

Mike Slater

mikeslater1956@outlook.com 01788335881

Situated off the A44, 3 miles south of Moreton-in-Marsh. Enter the quarry through the caravan site entrance on the left when travelling from Moreton towards Chipping Norton (before Greedy Goose pub)

£Free

Description

Join branch chairman, Mike Slater, as we search for grassland butterflies and moths at this interesting quarry site

Target Species / Activities

Small blue, Clouded yellow, White-letter hairstreak

Moth Group Field Meeting at Ashlawn Cutting with David C.G Brown on 10th August, 2024.

Moth Group Field Meeting at Ashlawn Cutting

Ashlawn Cutting, Rugby

OS Grid Ref: SP513744

What3Words: fails.sands.scary

10th August, 2024, 20:00 to 00:00 Moth Night

David C.G Brown

07977379330

Park in Benn street, off Cromwell road and walk down to the disused railway cutting

£Free

Description

Join the Warwickshire moth group as they search for a variety of species at this interesting site.

Target Species / Activities

Dark Crimson Underwing

Butterfly and Bird Walk at RSPB Otmoor with Fergus Mosey (RSPB Warden) on 10th August, 2024.

Butterfly and Bird Walk at RSPB Otmoor

RSPB Otmoor, Beckley, Ox3 9TD

OS Grid Ref: SP569126

What3Words: bonfires.solicitor.cave

10th August, 2024, 1100 to 1500 Guided Butterfly Walk

Fergus Mosey (RSPB Warden)

admin.otmoor@rspb.org.uk 01865351163

Meet in the RSPB car park

£FREE

Description

Join us for an out of county trip to RSPB Otmoor to see what butterflies, moths and birds we can find at this biodiverse nature reserve

Target Species / Activities

Brown hairstreak

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