Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Ringlet

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
18 Jul 2020 Ringlet 25 Kings Meaburn Penrith NY635208 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass On woodland edge - short grass in good sunlight and surrounding (...)
1 Jul 2020 Ringlet 25 Bird's Park Reservoir Kendal SD5393 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key
7 Jul 2019 Ringlet 25 Blackstock point Thornthwaite NY222272 VC70 Cumberland Pete
3 Jul 2019 Ringlet 25 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
26 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 25 Grey Knotts/Fleetwith Honistor Pass NY215132 VC70 Cumberland Melissa Minter
22 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 25 Illgill head Wasdale NY1705 VC70 Cumberland Melissa Minter Eastern slopes of Illgill head ~490m 19995.jpeg
9 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1302 VC70 Cumberland Melissa Minter 14 degrees but sunny
6 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY127019 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 15degC, breezy but mostly sunny. 12:30-13:30hrs.
26 Jul 2018 Ringlet 25 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727069 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips
29 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY12710190 VC70 Cumberland Adam McVeigh
5 Jul 2017 Ringlet 25 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456774 VC69 Westmorland Michael Williams
30 May 2016 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1201 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro and Pete Howard (Minimum count)
5 Aug 2015 Ringlet 25 Arnside Knott Arnside SD449772 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC and 20% sun
5 Jul 2015 Ringlet 25 Latterbarrow Witherslack Witherslack SD440826 VC69 Westmorland Nigel Maden 3037.jpeg