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Glenmarksie Butterfly Walk

Organiser:  Butterfly Conservation Highland Branch

 

Target Species:  Pearl-bordered & Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

 

Date: Sunday May 19

 

Time: 10.30am        

 

Meeting place: Turn off A835 about 1km NW of Contin, signposted Loch Achilty. Single track road for approx. 4 miles to Luichart Power Station. Park just beyond in vicinity of bridge. OS map 26, NH 393571. There are two small car parks further on which we may be able to access.

 

Meeting place: Turn off A835 about 1km NW of Contin, signposted Loch Achilty. Single track road for approx. 4 miles to Luichart Power Station. Park just beyond in vicinity of bridge. OS map 26, NH 393571. There are two small car parks further on which we may be able to access.

Description: A walk mostly on tracks with some short steep uphill sections. Through woodland to the open hillside where both PB and Small PB Fritillary have been recorded. The open area is excellent for day flying moths such as Mother Shipton, while the ponds lower down have several species of dragonfly.

Approx duration: 4-5 hours depending on weather.

What’s needed: Suitable footwear as we will be going onto the hillside.  Lunch.

Any other information: The complete circuit is approximately 3 miles.

 

Leader name: Margaret Currie

 

Leader contact details: Tel: 01349 877223 or Mob: 07484 778684

email: moths.vc106@btinternet.com

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