Introduction to Moths and Moth Trapping (Greenwich Park)

Participants will be given an introduction to moth life-cycles and lifestyles. Around dusk, you will help set up a light-trap and watch it in action, before returning the following morning to examine the catch. Advice will be given on the identification of the moths caught the previous night. (This is an evening and morning course).

Fee includes a copy of FSC foldout chart: Day flying Moths ID guide.

Our Natural History and Exploring Nature and the Arts courses are aimed at those aged 18 and above. If you are interested in one of our courses but are under 18 at the time of the course beginning please contact the Centre hosting the course prior to booking to discuss the content and its suitability.

About the tutor:

Tim Harris has been a keen naturalist since childhood and has written many books and articles about birds, invertebrates and bats for publishers including National Geographic, Bloomsbury, the RSPB and BBC Wildlife. Tim has a particular interests in Britain’s moths and butterflies and runs several moth traps near his London home.

How to Apply

To book a place on this course, please visit the FSC website or contact the centre directly on 01306 734501.

Please mention when enrolling in this Course!

Key Information

Start date:

8th June 2019 at 9:00am




Field Studies Council




Nature & Wildlife


Greenwich Park, United Kingdom