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Northern Brown Argus & Small Blue Workshop

Organiser:  Butterfly Conservation Scotland

 

Target Species:  Northern Brown Argus and Small Blue

 

Date:  Thursday 5th July

 

Time:  1pm – c5pm

 

Meeting place.  Shandwick, in the car park next to harbour at NH862754

 

Directions.  The car park is situated on the sea front overlooking the harbour.

 

Description:  The event will focus on two scarce and threatened butterflies; Northern Brown Argus and Small Blue.  The aim of the day is to inform participants about their life-cycle and habitat requirements and then visit two local sites to look for eggs and adult Northern Brown Argus and Small Blue eggs and larvae.  It is hoped that participants will subsequently look for both species in the area to help determine their current status.

 

Approx duration:  3-4 hours field trip following a c20 minutes introduction. 

 

What’s needed:  Plenty of sunshine, stout walking shoes and a good sense of humour!

 

Any other information:  Tea and coffee will be provided on arrival along with a brief outdoor introduction about both species.  Butterfly books and charts will be available to buy as well as free butterfly and moth leaflets to take away.

 

Booking: To avoid disappointment it is advisable to book by contacting Tom (details below).

 

Leader name: Tom Prescott 

 

Leader contact details: Tel: 01540 661469.  Mob: 07979 785665

email: tprescott@butterfly-conservation.org

 

 

 

     
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