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Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
26 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Whinlatter Lorton NY183258 K Hamilton A walk in full sunshine from Darling how to Tarbarrel moss
26 Mar 2017 Peacock 12 Whinlatter Lorton NY183258 K Hamilton A walk in full sunshine from Darling how to Tarbarrel moss
26 Mar 2017 Red Admiral 1 Whinlatter Lorton NY183258 K Hamilton A walk in full sunshine from Darling how to Tarbarrel moss
26 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange over sands type SD40387821 Pam Wilson
26 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange over sands SD40387821 Pam Wilson
26 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange over Sands SD40387821 Pam Wilson
26 Mar 2017 Peacock 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 15oC. Flew around garden together then basked in the sun.
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 River Lowther Helton NY516218 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 15oC. Basking in the sun.
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 B&Q Kendal SD522906 Brian and Lindsey Snell
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 B&Q, Kendal Kendal SD522906 Brian and Lindsey Snell
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391766 Chris Winnick 16 degrees, very sunny, also saw 2 falcons, a buzzard and a Roe (...)
25 Mar 2017 Green Hairstreak 3 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD443816 Chris Winnick just emerged....possibly 1st in UK at this very early site.
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Askam shore Askam in Furness SD209778 Helen Wallace 100 min timed walk along rough ground north of pier. On Gorse (...)
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 18 Askam shore Askam in Furness SD209778 Helen Wallace 100 min timed walk along rough ground north of pier.
25 Mar 2017 Small White 1 Askam shore Askam in Furness SD209778 Helen Wallace 100 min timed walk along rough ground north of pier.
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Nectaring on white Erica, Anemone blanda and Primula (...)
25 Mar 2017 Unlisted 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Common Plume, Emmelina monodactyla. In porch.
25 Mar 2017 Unlisted 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Agonopterix heracliana, in porch.
25 Mar 2017 Unlisted 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Hebrew Character. In house, in shower.
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Maryport NY052359 K Hamilton
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Next to petrol station Maryport NY036362 K Hamilton
25 Mar 2017 Brimstone 2 Nichols Moss Grange-over-Sands SD430831 Mike Gregory bright sunny day, seen along the track to Nichols moss
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Nichols Moss Grange-over-Sands SD430831 Mike Gregory bright sunny day, seen along the track to Nichols moss
25 Mar 2017 Peacock 6 Nichols Moss Grange-over-Sands SD430831 Mike Gregory bright sunny day, seen along the track to Nichols moss
25 Mar 2017 Red Admiral 2 Nichols Moss Grange-over-Sands SD430831 Mike Gregory bright sunny day, seen along the track to Nichols moss
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Ambleside garden Ambleside NY379039 Mo Richards Sunny and warm
24 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Garden 16 LA11 7JA Grange over Sands SD403777 David Eastlick male
24 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Grange Fell Road Grange-over-Sands SD405779 Doreen Howard
24 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Grange Fell Road Grange-over-Sands SD405779 Doreen Howard
24 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Ormsgill slag banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189717 Helen Wallace Basking in the sun.
24 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Arnside Knott/Heathwaite Silverdale SD448769 Linda & Arthur Pennington
24 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards
24 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Near Eskholme Pike above Barbon Park Barbon SD638832 Stephen Jury Sunny bright day with gentle breeze Butterfly appeared smaller (...)
24 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Near Eskholme Pike above Barbon Park Barbon SD638832 Stephen Jury Sunny bright day with gentle breeze Butterfly appeared smaller (...)
23 Mar 2017 Brindled Pug 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 Paul Kennedy Brindled Pug Initially found on fence post in oak woodland (...) 8162.jpeg
23 Mar 2017 Unlisted 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 Paul Kennedy Early tooth-striped Identification confirmed by MC DTE 25 Mar (...) 8163.jpeg
23 Mar 2017 Unlisted 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273563 Paul Kennedy Eriocraniidae species? Found on a fencepost in oak woodland, (...) 8161.jpeg
15 Mar 2017 Fox Moth 1 Helton Fell Helton NY495225 Sarah Mitchell Fox Moth Caterpillar on path.
15 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Burton in Kendal village Burton-in-Kendal SD531768 Tom Dunbar In flight
14 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Kentsford Road garden Grange-over-Sands SD399759 Gwen Tordoff
14 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Witherslack Hall Witherslack SD437862 Helen Wallace On mud along footpath up to the school. Sunny.
13 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Borrans Park Ambleside NY373034 Mo Richards On Celandine, early afternoon sunshine.
9 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Yewbarrow Lodge gardens Grange over Sands SD409782 Doreen Howard
9 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Margaret and David Eastlick sunny, some westerly wind, guess 11 deg C
9 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Nectaring on crocus and daffodil, or basking on roof tiles. My (...) 8152.jpeg
9 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Holehird Gdns Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Very sunny, but wind strong at times.
8 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Mo Richards Temp about 13 degrees and sunny.
8 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Mo Richards Temp about 13 degrees and sunny.
6 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Murrell Hill Grange over Sands SD404777 David Eastlick in full sun, early morning about 10 deg C

 
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