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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
19 Dec 2019 Red Admiral 1 Brown Robin, Windermere Rd Grange over Sands SD411792 David Jackson Flying high and strongly, about 12 degrees and heavily (...)
15 May 2019 Holly Blue 1 Hodge Hill Cartmel Fell SD420884 David Jackson On roadside holly flowers.
18 Nov 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Lindale Recreation Ground Lindale SD417803 David Jackson Nectaring on Knapp-weed and flying around in warm sunshine.
20 Oct 2018 Red Admiral 1 The Ghyll Lindale SD416804 David Jackson On Michaelmas Daisies
11 Aug 2018 Small Heath 1 Tilberthwaite Fells Coniston NY29230251 David Jackson Fresh.
5 Aug 2018 Red Admiral 1 Lindale off Back Road Lindale SD417804 David Jackson
4 Aug 2018 Wall Brown 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD320873 David Jackson
19 Jul 2018 Dark Green Fritillary 1 Subberthwaite Bank Blawith SD275872 David Jackson
19 Jul 2018 Gatekeeper 5 Subberthwaite Bank Blawith SD275872 David Jackson
19 Jul 2018 Meadow Brown 5 Subberthwaite Bank Blawith SD275872 David Jackson
19 Jul 2018 Peacock 2 Subberthwaite Bank Blawith SD275872 David Jackson
19 Jul 2018 Wall Brown 2 Subberthwaite Bank Blawith SD275872 David Jackson
1 Jul 2018 Comma 1 Lower Lindale Lindale SD416804 David Jackson
27 Jun 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Lindale off Back Road Lindale SD417803 David Jackson On Hebe bush flowers.
27 Jun 2018 Green-veined White 2 Meathop/Winster foot bridge Lindale SD424803 David Jackson
27 Jun 2018 Meadow Brown 6 Meathop/Winster foot bridge Lindale SD424803 David Jackson
27 Jun 2018 Ringlet 1 Meathop/Winster foot bridge Lindale SD423803 David Jackson
27 Jun 2018 Meadow Brown 32 Sheepbarrow behind Hadwins Lindale SD419805 David Jackson On dry, rough grassland.
27 Jun 2018 Ringlet 1 Sheepbarrow behind Hadwins Lindale SD419805 David Jackson On dry, rough grassland.
27 Jun 2018 Small Skipper 30 Sheepbarrow behind Hadwins Lindale SD419805 David Jackson On dry, rough grassland.
27 Jun 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Sheepbarrow behind Hadwins Lindale SD419805 David Jackson On dry, rough grassland.
25 Jun 2018 Green-veined White 100 Hallow Bank, Kentmere Pike Kentmere NY462067 David Jackson Clouds, too many to count, on Marsh Thistle/rushes of hillside (...)
25 Jun 2018 Small Heath 100 Kentmere Fells Kentmere NY438082 David Jackson Too many to count, at all elevations on all fells of Kentmere (...)
22 Jun 2018 Dark Green Fritillary 2 Hampsfield Allotment Lindale SD401804 David Jackson
22 Jun 2018 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Hampsfield Allotment Lindale SD401804 David Jackson
22 Jun 2018 Common Blue 2 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Lindale SD405800 David Jackson
22 Jun 2018 Dark Green Fritillary 6 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Lindale SD405800 David Jackson On thistles.
22 Jun 2018 Meadow Brown 5 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Lindale SD405800 David Jackson
22 Jun 2018 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Lindale SD405800 David Jackson
18 Jun 2018 Large Skipper 7 Meathop/Winster road bridge Meathop SD431790 David Jackson On large patches of Yellow Vetchling during brief sunny (...)
18 Jun 2018 Meadow Brown 3 Meathop/Winster road bridge Meathop SD431790 David Jackson On large patches of Yellow Vetchling during brief sunny (...)
18 Jun 2018 Speckled Wood 1 Meathop/Winster road bridge Meathop SD431790 David Jackson
12 Jun 2018 Common Blue 18 Longlands Allotment, Hampsfell Lindale SD395798 David Jackson
12 Jun 2018 Meadow Brown 5 Longlands Allotment, Hampsfell Lindale SD395798 David Jackson
12 Jun 2018 Northern Brown Argus 1 Longlands Allotment, Hampsfell Lindale SD395798 David Jackson
12 Jun 2018 Small Heath 6 Longlands Allotment, Hampsfell Lindale SD395798 David Jackson
8 Jun 2018 Brimstone 1 Lindale Recreation Ground Lindale SD417803 David Jackson Pristine male
5 Jun 2018 Dingy Skipper 2 Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Lindale SD403798 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Small Heath 25 Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Lindale SD403798 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 9 Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Lindale SD403798 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Dingy Skipper 2 Hampsfield Allotment East Lindale SD401803 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Small Heath 9 Hampsfield Allotment East Lindale SD401803 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Hampsfield Allotment East Lindale SD401803 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Dingy Skipper 3 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Lindale SD404801 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Small Heath 19 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Lindale SD404801 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Lindale SD404801 David Jackson
5 Jun 2018 Wall Brown 1 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Lindale SD404801 David Jackson
23 May 2018 Dingy Skipper 5 Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Lindale SD403800 David Jackson
23 May 2018 Small Heath 3 Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Lindale SD403800 David Jackson
23 May 2018 Dingy Skipper 6 Hampsfell Farm Lindale SD406799 David Jackson
23 May 2018 Small Heath 5 Hampsfell Farm Lindale SD406799 David Jackson
23 May 2018 Wall Brown 1 Hampsfell Farm Lindale SD406799 David Jackson
17 May 2018 Speckled Wood 20 Howe Ridding Witherslack SD434882 David Jackson
1 May 2018 Orange-tip 1 Lindale Recreation Ground Lindale SD417803 David Jackson
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
15 Nov 2016 Painted Lady 1 Kentsford Road garden Kents Bank SD397757 Janet Denison/David Jackson
14 Sep 2016 Brimstone 1 Farrer's Allotment Gilpin Bridge SD455866 David Jackson
14 Jul 2016 Comma 1 High Hampsfield Farm/Allotment Hampsfield SD399806 David Jackson
1 May 2015 Orange-tip 1 Latterbarrow Witherslack Witherslack SD438832 David Jackson Sunning itself on Brambles
1 May 2015 Peacock 1 Latterbarrow Witherslack Witherslack SD440828 David Jackson
1 May 2015 Orange-tip Playing field Lindale SD418804 David Jackson Never seen one here before.
1 May 2015 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Playing field Lindale SD418804 David Jackson
1 May 2015 Orange-tip 1 Yewbarrow Witherslack SD436836 David Jackson
1 May 2015 Speckled Wood 2 Yewbarrow Witherslack SD436842 David Jackson
9 Apr 2015 Brimstone 2 Lindale off Back Road/playing field Lindale SD418804 David Jackson
9 Apr 2015 Peacock 4 Lindale off Back Road/playing field Lindale SD418804 David Jackson
9 Apr 2015 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Lindale off Back Road/playing field Lindale SD418804 David Jackson
8 Apr 2015 Brimstone 1 Lindale off Back Road/playing field Lindale SD418804 David Jackson
8 Apr 2015 Peacock 2 Lindale off Back Road/playing field Lindale SD418804 David Jackson
8 Apr 2015 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Lindale off Back Road/playing field Lindale SD418804 David Jackson