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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
8 Jul 2018 Common Blue 1 High Borrowdale Shap NY5556103632 Richard Evans
8 Jul 2018 Dark Green Fritillary 2 High Borrowdale Shap NY5556103632 Richard Evans Composite GR - walk between A6 and High Borrowdale hay meadows.
8 Jul 2018 Green-veined White 200 High Borrowdale Shap NY5556103632 Richard Evans Wet meadows either side of beck alive with Ringlets and (...)
8 Jul 2018 Meadow Brown 45 High Borrowdale Shap NY5556103632 Richard Evans
8 Jul 2018 Ringlet 200 High Borrowdale Shap NY5556103632 Richard Evans Wet meadows either side of beck alive with Ringlets and (...)
8 Jul 2018 Small Heath 6 High Borrowdale Shap NY5556103632 Richard Evans
8 Jul 2018 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 8 High Borrowdale Shap NY5556103632 Richard Evans One fresh, most very faded and tattered.
8 Jul 2018 Small Skipper 3 High Borrowdale Shap NY5556103632 Richard Evans
5 Jul 2018 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 High Borrowdale Shap NY556036 Tony Marsh Possibly two others flying but only found one that was resting. (...) 14695.jpeg
15 Jul 2015 Dark Green Fritillary 1 High Borrowdale Shap NY5603 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 10.30 - 11.30, between Huck's Bridge (...)
15 Jul 2015 Green-veined White 1 High Borrowdale Shap NY5603 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 10.30 - 11.30, between Huck's Bridge (...)
15 Jul 2015 Large Skipper 2 High Borrowdale Shap NY5603 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 10.30 - 11.30, between Huck's Bridge (...)
15 Jul 2015 Meadow Brown 3 High Borrowdale Shap NY5702 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 11.30 - 12.00. Hay Meadows south of (...)
15 Jul 2015 Ringlet 77 High Borrowdale Shap NY5603 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 10.30 - 11.30, between Huck's Bridge (...) 2838.jpeg
15 Jul 2015 Small Heath 2 High Borrowdale Shap NY5702 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 11.30 - 12.00. Hay Meadows south of (...)
15 Jul 2015 Small Heath 4 High Borrowdale Shap NY5603 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 10.30 - 11.30, between Huck's Bridge (...)
15 Jul 2015 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 High Borrowdale Shap NY5603 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 10.30 - 11.30, between Huck's Bridge (...)
15 Jul 2015 Small Tortoiseshell 1 High Borrowdale Shap NY5702 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 11.30 - 12.00. Hay Meadows south of (...)
20 Jun 2014 Green-veined White 50 High Borrowdale Shap NY5602 John Mounsey Approximate number between A6 and bridge over Borrowdale beck.
20 Jun 2014 Small Heath 4 High Borrowdale Shap NY5602 John Mounsey Approximate number between A6 and bridge over Borrowdale beck.
20 Jun 2014 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 8 High Borrowdale Shap NY5602 John Mounsey Approximate number between A6 and bridge over Borrowdale beck. (...)
20 Jun 2014 Small Tortoiseshell 20 High Borrowdale Shap NY569028 John Mounsey Half-grown LARVAE, just surviving on nettles treated with (...)