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SUMMER EVENTS & FIELD TRIPS - 2022

Our events are a great way to see butterflies, learn about them, and visit some wonderful places and see many different habitats across Sussex. We've got another excellent selection of butterfly field events lined up for you this year, all run by volunteers who are passionate about the wonderful butterflies that Sussex has to offer.

Please click on the button below to view the list of events for 2022. This will take you to the In Your Area section of the national Butterfly Conservation web site. View Events

Most of our events are free and open to all, although there is a suggested donation of £2 to help us with our work if you are not a member of Butterfly Conservation. Please check the details carefully as some events are exclusively for members or require pre-booking. For further information, please contact Bee Lewis at events@sussex-butterflies.org.uk.

Please wear stout footwear to outdoor events and appropriate clothes for the weather conditions.

Please also check the website regularly for updates in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.

Transport: If you need or can offer a lift to any of our events please email the field trip organiser who will attempt to put you in touch with each other to reduce our carbon footprint! Public transport may be available to some events - try www.traveline.info for information.

Future field trips: If you have any ideas for future trips or would like to lead one to your favourite site the field trip organiser would like to hear from you!

Previous sightings:

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First sightings - 2022

January

1st   Peacock*

1st   Red Admiral*

2nd   Small Tortoiseshell

13th Brimstone

February

28th Comma

28th Small White

March

10th Holly Blue*

17th Orange-tip*

18th Green-veined White*

19th Large Tortoiseshell

21st Clouded Yellow*

22nd Speckled Wood

24th Large White*

April

10th Dingy Skipper*

10th Grizzled Skipper

10th Small Copper

10th Painted Lady

13th Green Hairstreak

14th Small Heath*

14th Wall

20th Pearl-bordered Fritillary

20th Duke of Burgundy

21st Brown Argus*

24th Common Blue

26th Small Blue

30th Adonis Blue

May

14th Wood White

16th Small Pearl-bordered´┐ŻFritillary

16th Meadow Brown*

17th Large Skipper*

*National first

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