West Cork Butterfly Field Trip: Saturday 08 June 2013

Marsh Fritillary

The rare Marsh Fritillary — a target species on the West Cork Butterfly field excursion.

Butterfly enthusiasts Abigail Brewer, Damaris Lysaght and Ciaran Cronin are leading a guided butterfly field trip in West Cork on Saturday 08 June.

The day is open to everyone of all knowledge and experience levels, and offers a great opportunity to get out in the field with experts to search for butterflies. The team is hoping to head to the Mizen Head area in search of the elusive marsh fritillary and wall brown,  along with a good selection of other species.

For more information and to confirm the starting point and time for the day contact Ciaran Cronin on ciarcronin@gmail.com or  0876408822.

UPDATE: Meeting at 11am at the Barleycove car park, West Cork Saturday 08 June — call Ciaran on the number above for more details.

Photo Credit: AttributionShare Alike Some rights reserved by Gilles San Martin

About Calvin Jones

Calvin Jones is a freelance writer, author, birder and lifelong wildlife enthusiast. He is founder and managing editor of IrelandsWildlife.com. He is also the tour leader and wildlife guide on our West Cork based Discover Wildlife tours.
Calvin is also co-author of bestselling digital marketing titles and offers digital business consulting services and training through Digital Marketing Success

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