Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Ringlet

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
14 Jun 2020 Mountain Ringlet 12 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY14270265 VC70 Cumberland Martin and Gwen Tordoff 10' count at this GR, 22C, 80% sun, light breeze
27 May 2020 Mountain Ringlet 6 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY129020 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson Very mobile and hard to count
27 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 7 Irton Fell Irton NY140026 VC70 Cumberland Chris Ballance Well spread out
20 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 6 Irton Fell Santon Green NY12460192 VC70 Cumberland David Brown Cloudy with very few sunny spells. Medium to strong westerly (...) 19802.jpeg
18 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 10 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY136022 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon Very flighty. Managed to photo one bedraggled individual - it (...) 19680.jpeg
18 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 40 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128019 VC70 Cumberland Rob Dalziel Seen from 11am to 2pm in full sunshine
18 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 20 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY113015 VC70 Cumberland Roger Cope Some in good condition, others battered by weather!
10 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 50 Irton Fell Santon Green NY12860193 VC70 Cumberland Alan Beard Up to 50 seen in full sun, 8-11 am. 19495.jpeg
9 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 6 Irton Fell Santon Green NY12460192 VC70 Cumberland Francis Gomme Between 16.00 - 1700 at least 6 seen on fell immediately beyond (...) 19454.jpeg
9 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1302 VC70 Cumberland Melissa Minter 14 degrees but sunny
9 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 48 Irton Fell Nether Wasdale NY129020 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
6 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 27 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY126018 VC70 Cumberland David Phillips 90% sun. 14-15c SW breeze. 2 hour visit from 11.45 hrs. 19320.jpeg
6 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY127019 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 15degC, breezy but mostly sunny. 12:30-13:30hrs.
3 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY125019 VC70 Cumberland Brian Arnold Just past the gate onto the open Fell
3 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 8 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY12890195 VC70 Cumberland Brian Arnold Very windy - speed 25mph 19285.jpeg
3 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 3 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY136023 VC70 Cumberland Brian Arnold Highest point that I found MR
3 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 2 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY12950199 VC70 Cumberland Brian Arnold 19288.jpeg
3 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 3 Irton Fell Santon Green NY126018 VC70 Cumberland Chris Winnick 15oC breeze. Gride ref amended by MT, agreed by CW
3 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 4 Irton Fell Gosforth NY135027 VC70 Cumberland Daniel O'Kelly At least four in flight when sun came out.
1 Jun 2019 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Fell Gosforth NY12891095 VC70 Cumberland Martin Tordoff Only MR seen on BC Cumbria field trip. Mild, drizzly and breezy 19235.jpeg
27 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 2 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY127020 VC70 Cumberland Copland Smith The second one (actually at 128020) may have been the same one (...)
13 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 11 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1428402763 VC70 Cumberland Adam McVeigh
5 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 39 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY127019 VC70 Cumberland David Phillips From the wood to the bridleway area. Mostly in full sun 19c
1 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 50 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY127019 VC70 Cumberland Adam McVeigh
30 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 12 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY125019 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
29 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY12710190 VC70 Cumberland Adam McVeigh
29 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 12 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY125019 VC70 Cumberland Mark Pike Seen between 1000-1200 all very fresh but also very active! GR (...)
24 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY10 VC70 Cumberland Clive Gambrill 300yds passed gate on bank left of dip. Grid reference not (...)
20 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 7 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY135022 VC70 Cumberland Linda A lot of drifting cloud
18 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 26 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY135022 VC70 Cumberland Rob McDougall Cumbria Branch guided event. Many thanks to Martin Tordorf for (...)
17 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 2 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY129021 VC70 Cumberland Brian Harrison 9742.jpeg
4 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 30 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY133014 VC70 Cumberland Graeme Baker
4 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 50 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1290701952 VC70 Cumberland Tom Dunbar 90 sunshine but cool breeze.
3 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 41 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128020 VC70 Cumberland Nigel Voaden
31 May 2017 Mountain Ringlet 20 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY127019 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Including mating pair. Also a freshly laid egg pointed out by (...) 9499.jpeg
25 May 2017 Mountain Ringlet 15 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY127019 VC70 Cumberland Mark Yeldham A number of butterflies were spotted, flying quickly and easily (...)
1 Jul 2016 Ringlet 1 Greathall Gill, Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY144027 VC70 Cumberland Dan Hoare
1 Jul 2016 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY14370264 VC70 Cumberland Dan Hoare 1 worn male flying east in poor weather along footpath on ridge, (...)
1 Jul 2016 Ringlet 6 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128022 VC70 Cumberland Dan Hoare
21 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 10 Irton Fell Eskdale NY146026 VC70 Cumberland Simon Fenner 5709.jpeg
12 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 30 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY126020 VC70 Cumberland Neil Hagley Mix of fresh and worn. Most on the higher slope towards Whin (...)
5 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 50 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY129022 VC70 Cumberland Chris Winnick 24oC Full sun...some worn already!
5 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 30 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY126020 VC70 Cumberland Steven Holmes 5364.jpeg
30 May 2016 Mountain Ringlet 2 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY143025 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro and Pete Howard
30 May 2016 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1201 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro and Pete Howard (Minimum count)
9 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 14 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY147028 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wilcox In 2 hours 1-3pm. Cool breeze 15C. Mostly faded and chipped
1 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 137 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY147028 VC70 Cumberland Tom Dunbar In company with Alan Wingrove. 20% sunshine, 26deg C. 5 hours
27 Jun 2015 Mountain Ringlet 18 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1302 VC70 Cumberland N Godden, C Clay GR edited by MT 03/11/15
12 Jun 2015 Mountain Ringlet 23 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY134023 VC70 Cumberland Allan Rodda First ones recorded 9 30am GR edited by MT 03/11/15
4 Jun 2015 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY130019 VC70 Cumberland Tom Dunbar Very active newly emerged male seen during sunny periods.
23 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 7 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1352002170 VC70 Cumberland Russ Briers Cloudy (PM), very breezy, 16c, all 7 M/R. seen separately along (...)
18 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 150 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY142027 VC70 Cumberland Mark Colvin Good numbers observed throughout the day particularly on the (...)
17 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 36 Irton Fell Gosforth NY135023 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams Despite cloud cover first ones showed soon after 9 a.m.
17 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 37 Irton Fell Seascale NY130020 VC70 Cumberland Tom Dunbar Highly active during sunny spells. Vast majority well worn at (...)
14 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 75 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY135023 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton the morning was mainly overcast, 75 is a conservative estimate
8 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 30 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128019 VC70 Cumberland Robert Kitchen 556.jpeg
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.
6 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 20 Irton Fell Eskdale NY131021 VC70 Cumberland Steven Flynn I checked a small area around the grid ref above and saw about (...) 519.jpeg