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Introduction to Butterflies and Day Flying Moths

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  • Saturday 26th May 2018

    10:00 am - 04:00 pm


    Bushy Park

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The course will cover the different stages of butterfly and moth life-cycles and lifestyles, focusing on the importance of larval food plants and flowers for nectaring.

Participants will have a chance to search for a variety of species in the mixed habitats of Bushy Park, and given guidance on their identification.

Tim Harris has been a keen naturalist since childhood and has written many books and articles about birds, invertebrates and bats for publishers including National Geographic, Bloomsbury, the RSPB and BBC Wildlife. Tim has a particular interests in Britain's moths and butterflies and runs several moth traps near his London home.

For further information on the course or to book your place use the Field Studies Council web site. If you are unable to find the information you need, contact the office on 01306 734 501. Places are limited, book early to avoid disappointment.

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