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River Averon Butterfly Walk

Organiser: BC Highland Branch

 

Target Species: Whatever turns up!

 

Date: Sunday July 9

 

Time: 10.30 am

 

Meeting place: Car park at Ballavoulen, NH 572740 (OS sheet 21 - Dornoch, Alness & Invergordon area). From the A836 Struie Road at Alness take the minor road to Boath and follow for approx. 5  miles.

 

Description: This walk, approx. 4 miles in total, mostly on a reasonably flat track, will take us to Loch Morie. On a good day we would hope to see several species of butterfly, a number of different dragonflies and of course some day flying moths. Over a period of several years we have recorded 15 species of butterfly in this glen.

 

Approx. duration: Approx. 4 hours depending on the weather.

 

What’s needed: Good footwear, lunch, waterproofs.

 

Any other information: Mostly walking along an unsurfaced track.

 

Leader name: Margaret Currie

 

Leader contact details: Tel: 01349 877223 or email: moths.vc106@btinternet.com

 

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