Next Saturday 3rd August, we are off to the Raven, that wonderful area of sand dunes and cool woods near Curracloe Co. Wexford.

This is an Area of Special Conservation with magnificent wild flowers, herbs, butterflies and birds .

 

Peaccock Butteflies SC

On the day we are hoping to see as many of our Irish Butterflies as possible from Blues to Fritillaries, Whites  to the Browns. We will learn the difference between a Silver Washed  Fritillary and a Dark Green Fritillary; how to tell your Wood Whites from your Large Whites and your Common Blues from  Small Blues and much much more.

WHERE?

Meet at the Car Park at the Raven at 11am. We will have a short talk and them off into the woods and sand dunes to  check out our Irish Butterflies.

TIME AND COST?

 

This walk and talk is suitable  for children and  up to the age of 12 they are free! Adults €10 pp. Time of Walk and Talk 11am-1pm.

Let’s hope we have a lovely sunny morning and lots of good sightings.

Photo Suzanne Clarke