Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - 19:30 - TALK

Event date: 
13th November 2019

The Natural History of Moths and Butterflies 

Peter Hall, Budleigh Salterton 

Speaker: Mr Barry Henwood (Devon Branch of Butterfly Conservation)


A talk given by Mr Barry Henwood past chairman and current committee member of Butterfly Conservation, Devon Branch

The talk is about the life histories of moths and butterflies including some remarkable behaviour and their defence mechanisms against attack from predators - mainly birds. 

Much of the content of the talk is based on original material which will be used in a forthcoming book entitled “Field Guide to the Caterpillars of Great Britain and Ireland” co-written by Barry Henwood and Mr Phil Sterling, with illustrations by Richard Lewtington to be published in 2020.


Talks are open to all, members are charged £2.00 non-members £3.00.

Refreshments, wines and fruit juices, will be available from 19:00 before talks commence.