Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: *

IMPORTANT: We can continue to receive your sightings but please remember that, in accordance with current UK Government restrictions, you MUST NOT make any journeys away from home in order to record butterflies and moths, as these would be considered non-essential journeys. More information on recording during the current circumstances can be found on the Butterfly Conservation website.

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
12 Jul 2017 Comma 2 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4576 Dave O'Brien 1 Hutchinsoni form
12 Jul 2017 Gatekeeper 3 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4576 Dave O'Brien
12 Jul 2017 Meadow Brown 18 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4576 Dave O'Brien
12 Jul 2017 Red Admiral 1 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4576 Dave O'Brien
12 Jul 2017 Ringlet 9 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4576 Dave O'Brien
12 Jul 2017 Small Skipper 11 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4576 Dave O'Brien
12 Jul 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4576 Dave O'Brien 4 unidentified fritillaries also seen.
2 Jul 2017 Common Blue 1 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD451770 David Gower 4 pm sunny
2 Jul 2017 Grayling 7 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD451770 David Gower 4 p m sunny
2 Jul 2017 Northern Brown Argus 7 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD450768 David Gower 4 .45 p m sunny
2 Jul 2017 Red Admiral 2 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD451769 David Gower 4 p m sunny
30 Jun 2017 Dark Green Fritillary 3 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD448768 David Gower
30 Jun 2017 Meadow Brown 10 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD451767 David Gower
30 Jun 2017 Ringlet 32 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD451767 David Gower
30 Jun 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD448768 David Gower Faded on edges
30 Jun 2017 Small Skipper 2 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD451767 David Gower
30 Jun 2017 Speckled Wood 4 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD451767 David Gower
2 Jun 2016 Northern Brown Argus 9 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4505576759 Tom Dunbar No Pearl Bd recorded.
2 Jun 2016 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 16 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4505576759 Tom Dunbar No Pearl Bd recorded.
2 Jun 2016 Wall Brown 1 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4505576759 Tom Dunbar
19 Aug 2015 Gatekeeper 40 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD446772 Tom Dunbar 90 min visit
19 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 2 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD446772 Tom Dunbar 2 females. Warm overcast conditions.
19 Aug 2015 Meadow Brown 8 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD446772 Tom Dunbar 90 min visit