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For details on Field Trips contact The Excursion Secretary.

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BNFC Secretary

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National Museums Northern Ireland



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Northern Ireland

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather - John Ruskin

Common Blue

(Polyommatus icarus)

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Lichens are not single organisms, but a symbiotic association between fungus and plant.

They grow slowly and are associated with unpolluted habitat. Sensitive to light, moisture and temperature they are difficult to relocate, growth has been induced by coatings of beer, yogurt, skimmed milk and porridge have been tried.

Six-Spot Burnet Moth

(Zygaena filipendulae)

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