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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

Other Essex courses

DateRoute FinderVenueLeader
Sat Mar 18th 2017 9:30 - 16:30Find routeFSC Course: Identifying Spring Moths . Field Studies Centre - Flatford Mill Using live moth traps (set the evening before the course in different habitats) to catch a sample of the moths on the wing overnight. Once the traps are emptied and the animals safely stored in plastic pots, You will be introduced to the challenges of identifying macro-moths (the larger ones!) down to species. Book via FSC http://www.field-studies-council.orgEdward Jackson
Sat Jun 3rd 2017 9:45 - 16:00Find routeFSC Course: FOCUS ON MICRO-MOTHS OF EPPING FOREST. Field Studies Centre - Epping Forest This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths. If you’ve already taken an interest in the larger moths the course will help you extend into the smaller species, but with excellent books now available it’s possible to start off with micro-moths, many of which can be found by day. Book via FSC http://www.field-studies-council.orgMartin Harvey
Sat Jun 17th 2017 9:30 - 16:30Find routeFSC Course: Identifying Summer Moths. Field Studies Centre - Flatford Mill We’ll be using live moth traps (set the evening before the course in different habitats) to catch a sample of the moths on the wing overnight. Once the traps are emptied and the animals safely stored in plastic pots, we’ll introduce you to the fascinating challenges of identifying macro-moths (the larger ones!) down to species, wherever possible. Book via FSC http://www.field-studies-council.orgEdward Jackson
Fri Jul 7th 2017 9:30-17:00Find routeFSC Course: Identifying Moths and Butterflies. Field Studies Centre - Flatford Mill. A weekend introducing the identification and natural history of one of the most attractive insect groups, using only live trapping techniques. Working through the moth catches in the mornings will be followed by butterfly identification in the afternoons. Local species include pine and privet hawk moths and white admiral and purple hairstreak butterflies. Book via FSC http://www.field-studies-council.orgSheila Wright
Fri Aug 11th 2017 9:30 - 16:30Find routeFSC Course: Wetland Moths. Field Studies Centre Course: This weekend course will instruct moth identification and ecology through slide presentations. This will help you work through the defining features of micro and macro moths and particularly identifying their families. Possibly the most important part of the course will be the hands on identification of live moths by participants with assistance from the tutor, other participants and books provided. The course will target species of wetland habitats. Book via FSC http://www.field-studies-council.orgDave Grundy
Sat Oct 14th 2017 9:30-16:30Find routeFSC Course: Identifying Autumn Moths. Field Studies Course: We’ll be using live moth traps (set the evening before the course in different habitats) to catch a sample of the moths on the wing overnight. Once the traps are emptied and the animals safely stored in plastic pots, we’ll introduce you to the fascinating challenges of identifying macro-moths (the larger ones!) down to species, wherever possible. Book via FSC: http://www.field-studies-council.orgEdward Jackson