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Butterflies of the Warnham Butterfly Fields

Where and why: David Bridges will introduce you to the butterflies of this reserve on the edge of Horsham.

On: Sunday 7th July 2024 at 10:30 to 13:00

Walking Distance: A gentle stroll of about 1.5 miles but the walk can be extended to visit some adjacent woodland depending on the interests of the group (maximum distance 3 miles).

Location Description:

Target Species: Common grassland butterflies and, hopefully, some rarer woodland species, including Silver-washed Fritillary. We have recorded 33 species in the Butterfly Fields including, in most years, the Purple Emperor.

Terrain: Easy field paths on sloping ground but with some ruts and tree stumps to look out for in places.

Family Friendly: Yes

Dogs Allowed: Yes

Meeting Place: At the gate to the Butterfly Fields at the top of Tilletts Lane, Warnham.
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Grid Reference: TQ154340

Leader: David Bridges

Phone Number:Mobile: 078 408 71755. For enquiries prior to the day 01403 250569.

Email:butterfly0@btinternet.com

Additional Time:Backup is Sunday 14th July

Other Info: This event is open to all but might be particularly suitable for anyone wanting to improve their basic butterfly ID skills and learn more about how we manage this site for a range of species.

Dogs must be on a lead.

Please advise David by email if you plan to attend.

Event ID: 131 Created: 24 March 2024

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