WILDLIFE enthusiasts are invited to volunteer at a butterfly survey event near Auchinleck next month.

The event is being jointly hosted by East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative and the Butterfly Conservation’s Glasgow and South West Scotland Branch.

Butterfly Conservation: Dingy Skipper Butterfly Survey takes place at the Barony A Frame and Whitehills Community Woodland. On Saturday, May 25.

Meet at the Barony A Frame at 10.30am for a 10.45am start to look for one of Scotland’s rarest butterflies, the dingy skipper.

Please dress appropriately for warm weather with sturdy walking shoes, apply sunscreen, bring lots of water, some lunch and possibly a sun hat.

Please contact Scott on 07766185987 or via scott.shanks@ea-cei.org.uk for more information or to register.