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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
22 Apr 2018 Speckled Wood 1 White Scar/Raven's Lodge Witherslack SD459852 Chris Winnick sun20oC
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Chris Winnick sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Chris Winnick sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Comma 2 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD457862 Chris Winnick sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 4 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD457862 Chris Winnick sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439828 Chris Winnick sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Small White 1 Queen's Road Kendal SD511929 Chris Winnick Sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Holly Blue 1 Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 Chris Winnick sun 20oC My first this year.
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 Chris Winnick sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Comma 1 White Scar/Raven's Lodge Witherslack SD459852 Chris Winnick sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 White Scar/Raven's Lodge Witherslack SD459852 Chris Winnick sun 20oC
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Blackwell Bowness-on-Windermere SD401945 David Eastlick warm windless day
21 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Blackwell Bowness-on-Windermere SD401945 David Eastlick warm windless day
21 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD413785 Helen Wallace 75 min stroll. 20c. Flying strongly up & down path & in amongst (...)
21 Apr 2018 Comma 2 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD413785 Helen Wallace 75 min stroll. 20c. Being bullied by peacocks.
21 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD413785 Helen Wallace 75 min stroll. 20c. Flying up & down path. (M)
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 5 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD413785 Helen Wallace 75 min stroll. 20c. On or near path.
21 Apr 2018 Brimstone 2 Whitbarrow (Wakebarrow) Witherslack SD450870 Ian Tallon
21 Apr 2018 Comma 2 Whitbarrow (Wakebarrow) Witherslack SD450870 Ian Tallon 12756.jpeg
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 12 Whitbarrow (Wakebarrow) Witherslack SD450870 Ian Tallon 12757.jpeg
21 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 6 Commonside Distington NY006223 John Callion All males
21 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Burntbarrow Scar Brigsteer SD4889 Lynne Farrell Male flying along track
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Burntbarrow Scar Brigsteer SD4889 Lynne Farrell
21 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Scout Scar Brigsteer SD4890 Lynne Farrell female
21 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Allithwaite Allithwaite SD382755 Martin Chadwick male
21 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Hale Cat Woods Witherslack SD432835 Martin Chadwick male
21 Apr 2018 Green Hairstreak 6 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD458837 Mike Gregory Adders and hairstreaks! most of the hairstreaks seen in the (...)
21 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD458837 Mike Gregory Single male butterfly near the carpark.
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD458837 Mike Gregory Single butterfly near the carpark and visitor hut.
21 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Rockwell Gardens G Grange over sands SD40387821 Pam Wilson Female
21 Apr 2018 Comma 1 Beetham Felll Beetham SD487786 Rob McDougall
21 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Cockshot Lane Storth SD481799 Rob McDougall Male
21 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Fairy Steps Beetham SD487789 Rob McDougall Male
21 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Fairy Steps Beetham SD487789 Rob McDougall
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Hazelslack Tower Beetham SD476788 Rob McDougall
21 Apr 2018 Comma 2 Milnthorpe Sands Marsh Sandside SD470795 Rob McDougall
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Milnthorpe Sands Marsh Sandside SD470795 Rob McDougall
21 Apr 2018 Green-veined White 1 Storth Storth SD475803 Rob McDougall
21 Apr 2018 Green Hairstreak 30 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell 12749.jpeg
21 Apr 2018 Peacock 12 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
21 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
20 Apr 2018 Comma 2 Witherslack Woods middle ride Witherslack SD435864 Chris Winnick sun 19oC
20 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Witherslack Woods middle ride Witherslack SD435864 Chris Winnick sun 19oC
20 Apr 2018 Green-veined White 1 Ashlack Hall Grizebeck SD2485 Lynne Farrell
20 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Ashlack Hall Grizebeck SD2485 Lynne Farrell Male
20 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Ashlack Hall Grizebeck SD2485 Lynne Farrell
20 Apr 2018 Comma 1 Grizebeck Grizebeck SD2385 Lynne Farrell Roadside verge
20 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Grizebeck Grizebeck SD2385 Lynne Farrell Roadside verge, Male
20 Apr 2018 Green-veined White 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller Male
20 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 5 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller Four males, one female.
20 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
20 Apr 2018 Green-veined White 1 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY2360 Peter Howard 14oC.
20 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY2360 Peter Howard 14oC.
20 Apr 2018 Small Copper 1 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY2360 Peter Howard 14oC. A very early record
20 Apr 2018 Green-veined White 1 Naddle Gate Bampton NY511161 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Celandine 12735.jpeg
20 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Naddle Gate Bampton NY511161 Sarah Mitchell
20 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Whale Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 4 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 Chris Winnick full sun 20oC
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 Chris Winnick full sun 20oC
19 Apr 2018 Green Hairstreak 4 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD444818 Chris Winnick full sun 20oC...3 were 'chasing' a Peacock! Freshly (...)
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD444818 Chris Winnick 20oC full (...)
19 Apr 2018 Comma 1 White Scar Whitbarrow Levens SD464853 Chris Winnick full sun 19oC
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 3 White Scar Whitbarrow Levens SD464853 Chris Winnick full sun 19oC
19 Apr 2018 Comma 1 Witherslack Woods middle ride Witherslack SD435864 Chris Winnick full sun 20oC
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Witherslack Woods middle ride Witherslack SD435864 Chris Winnick full sun 20oC
19 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Lindale Recreation Ground Lindale SD417803 D Jackson
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Cross Street Grange over Sands SD405775 David Eastlick warm sunny day, little wind
19 Apr 2018 Green-veined White 1 Latterbarrow Witherslack SD440828 David Eastlick warm sunny day
19 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Haverthwaite cemetery Haverthwaite SD347840 Helen Wallace Full sun. 20 mins.
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Haverthwaite cemetery Haverthwaite SD347840 Helen Wallace Full sun. 20 mins. Bit tatty.
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 4 Haybridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD334884 Helen Wallace Full sun. 90 mins.
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Haybridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD334884 Helen Wallace Full sun. 90 mins.
19 Apr 2018 Comma 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Helen Wallace 9-10am. Full sun.
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Helen Wallace 9-10am. Full sun.
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Helen Wallace 9-10am. Full sun.
19 Apr 2018 Speckled Wood 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Helen Wallace 9-10am. Full sun.
19 Apr 2018 Green-veined White 1 Crosscanonby Nature Reserve Crosscanonby NY064397 John Callion
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Crosscanonby Nature Reserve Crosscanonby NY064397 John Callion
19 Apr 2018 Green Hairstreak 1 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD458838 John Mounsey Landed briefly on the new boardwalk to the east of the access (...)
19 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Male flew through Garden. 09.30, full sunshine, 16deg. C.
19 Apr 2018 Common Heath 2 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443818 John Mounsey Full sun, westerly breeze, 20deg.C.
19 Apr 2018 Green Hairstreak 4 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443819 John Mounsey Full sun, westerly breeze, 20deg.C.
19 Apr 2018 Green Hairstreak 5 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD440817 John Mounsey Full sun, westerly breeze, 20deg.C. 12696.jpeg
19 Apr 2018 Northern Eggar 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443818 John Mounsey Young larva. Full sun, westerly breeze, 20deg.C. 12699.jpeg
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443819 John Mounsey Full sun, westerly breeze, 20deg.C.
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD441818 John Mounsey Full sun, westerly breeze, 20deg.C.
19 Apr 2018 Green-veined White 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick Nectaring on Cardamine
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick
19 Apr 2018 Holly Blue 1 Grange over Sands Grange-over-Sands SD397768 Martin Chadwick In the garden
19 Apr 2018 Small White 1 Between A7 Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller A fresh male, settled briefly close by.
19 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Between A7 & cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller Male
19 Apr 2018 Orange-tip 1 Rickerby Park west and Eden Bridge Gdns Carlisle NY400566 Martin Keiller Male.
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Rickerby Park west and Eden Bridge Gdns Carlisle NY400566 Martin Keiller
19 Apr 2018 Holly Blue 2 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Males, flying and briefly interacting around 1:50pm at same (...)
19 Apr 2018 Peacock 16 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
19 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
18 Apr 2018 Brimstone 2 Wakebarrow Levens SD457869 Chris Winnick 20oC along the main ride
18 Apr 2018 Comma 4 Wakebarrow Levens SD457869 Chris Winnick 20oC along the main ride
18 Apr 2018 Peacock 18 Wakebarrow Levens SD457869 Chris Winnick 20oC along the main ride
18 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Wakebarrow Levens SD457869 Chris Winnick 20oC along the main ride
18 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Ulpha Ulpha SD448810 D Jackson Roadside.
18 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Bayley Lane level crossing Grange over Sands SD408777 David Eastlick warm sunny afternoon
18 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Miramar Kents Bank Road Grange over Sands SD403772 David Eastlick warm sunny afternoon
18 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 8 Ford Park Ulverston SD290786 Helen Wallace 30 min walk around site. Partial sun. Light breeze.
18 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Urswick Tarn Road Great urswick SD272743 Helen Wallace On the road. Partial sun.
18 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey 1 flew erratically around the garden followed closely by the (...)
18 Apr 2018 Holly Blue 1 Kirkhead Allithwaite SD393757 Martin Chadwick 17.45 in evening sunshine. Temp. about 18C
18 Apr 2018 Holly Blue 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Male, flying around holly trees during short periods of week (...)
18 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
18 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Colton Churchyard Colton SD318860 Richard Evans
18 Apr 2018 Peacock 4 Rusland moss NNR Rusland SD334885 Richard Evans
16 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Ramsden rd Barrow-in-Furness SD201689 Helen Wallace
16 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Full sunshine, warm but breezy.
16 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 Martin Chadwick Female nectaring on Cardamine
16 Apr 2018 Peacock 3 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 Martin Chadwick
16 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 Martin Chadwick
16 Apr 2018 Peacock 3 Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD389744 Martin Chadwick 3 basking on the road in sunshine
14 Apr 2018 Peacock 3 Brigsteer Woods Brigsteer SD484885 D. Jackson
14 Apr 2018 Red Admiral 1 Brigsteer Woods Brigsteer SD485882 D. Jackson Only a quick glimpse, but 2 observers immediately said red (...)
14 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 8 Lindale Recreation Ground Lindale SD417803 D. Jackson Appeared freshly emerged and pairing up on nettle patches.
14 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD442822 Helen Wallace 1 on boardwalk & the other on grass before start of (...)
14 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Whitbarrow Witherslack SD454869 Helen Wallace Flying along the grassy ride.
14 Apr 2018 Red Admiral 1 Garden Allonby Allonby NY081434 John Callion
14 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD443818 Mike Gregory on sunny south-facing scrub next to boardwalk at entrance to (...)
14 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Witherslack Village Witherslack SD441832 Mike Gregory on sunny grassy verge
11 Apr 2018 Peacock 3 Mirehouse Keswick NY232282 Margaret and David Eastlick warm sun with no wind in gardens
9 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Whitbarrow Woods Witherslack SD444854 Barbara Dixon/David Jackson
9 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Whitbarrow Woods Witherslack SD444854 Barbara Dixon/David Jackson
9 Apr 2018 Comma 1 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD441845 Barbara Dixon/David Jackson Enjoying sun in warm sheltered location
9 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD444848 Barbara Dixon/David Jackson
9 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 13 Fell Close Grange over Sands SD400777 David Eastlick warmish afternoon no wind
9 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 David Eastlick male, warmish afternoon no wind
9 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 David Eastlick warmish afternoon no wind
9 Apr 2018 Northern Eggar 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190712 Helen Wallace Young larva? 100% sun. 12746.jpeg
9 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Garden Dalston NY365498 Ian J Armstrong
9 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Road to Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD382754 Ian Tallon
9 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD447820 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts
9 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Cart Lane Grange-Over-Sands SD402768 Martin Chadwick male
9 Apr 2018 Peacock 2 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Both making the most of the Carlisle sun, at 12:50 & 1:30pm. (...) 12653.jpeg
9 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Rockwell Gardens G Garden Grange over Sands SD40387821 Pam Wilson
9 Apr 2018 Comma 1 Rockwell Gardens G Garden Grange over Sands SD40387821 Pam Wilson
9 Apr 2018 Brimstone 1 Dallam Chase Milnthorpe SD496819 Roger Fellows
9 Apr 2018 Peacock 6 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell Sunny & warm. 2 enjoying the sun & 4 flying, spiralling high up (...)
9 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Whale Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell Sunny & warm. Basking on a rock.
5 Apr 2018 Peacock 1 Sizergh castle Kendal SD499879 Martin & Gwen Tordoff Nectaring on Erica heather
5 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller Flying around, then sunning itself on SE-facing bank.
5 Apr 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Sunning itself on a beech hedge, 4m up, 4:20pm.