Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Ringlet

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
8 Jul 2019 Ringlet 40 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD4387 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
29 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 40 Grey Knotts (NW slopes) Honister NY217133 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron At c 533m 1000 18c
27 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 40 Great Knott Honistor Pass NY215132 VC70 Cumberland Brian Chandler Very warm, sunny and slight breeze
23 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 40 Grey Knotts/Drum House ruin Honistor Pass NY214134 VC70 Cumberland Peter and Mike Cartwright In area to west of footpath from Drum House ruins to Great Gable (...)
18 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 40 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128019 VC70 Cumberland Rob Dalziel Seen from 11am to 2pm in full sunshine
19 Jul 2018 Ringlet 40 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY7206 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Mostly sunny 22c
12 Jul 2018 Ringlet 40 Low Crag Wood Witherslack SD444853 VC69 Westmorland Dave Wainwright
1 Jul 2017 Ringlet 40 Finglandrigg Wood Carlisle NY275567 VC70 Cumberland Trina Barrett Sunny
6 Jul 2016 Ringlet 40 Hutton Roof Hutton SD551771 VC60 West Lancashire Chris Winnick 15oC 20% sun.
9 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 40 Irton Pike Whin Rigg Burnmoor Tarn Eskdale NY1605 VC70 Cumberland M C Dixon new record created by DTE 26 Jan 2017
15 Jul 2015 Ringlet 40 Smardale Gill Newbiggin on Lune NY719061 VC69 Westmorland Nigel Maden Estimated
6 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 40 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY1302 VC70 Cumberland Chris Winnick Weather just right!.....many fresh....others 4-5 days old.