Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Ringlet

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
7 Jul 2020 Ringlet 15 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY737077 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 17.10-1840 A little sun 27415.jpeg
7 Aug 2019 Ringlet 5 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY728070 VC69 Westmorland Keith Temple
4 Aug 2019 Ringlet 7 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727067 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips 70% sun 20c
29 Jul 2019 Ringlet 8 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY732065 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 14.00-15.30 Sunny last half hou Most tatty 22151.jpeg
25 Jul 2019 Ringlet 12 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen SD439828 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Cornall Very hot! 28c. But little sunshine.
21 Jul 2019 Ringlet 16 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY728071 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
1 Aug 2018 Ringlet 1 Smardale Gill Newbiggin on Lune NY7207 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
26 Jul 2018 Ringlet 25 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727069 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips
26 Jul 2018 Ringlet 4 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727069 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
25 Jul 2018 Ringlet 18 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727069 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 24oC 90% sun faded
22 Jul 2018 Ringlet 2 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY730070 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 10.40-15.30 Overcast
19 Jul 2018 Ringlet 40 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY7206 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Mostly sunny 22c
1 Jul 2018 Ringlet 36 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY730070 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Probably many more 14591.jpeg
5 Aug 2017 Ringlet 2 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727070 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
1 Aug 2016 Ringlet 2 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY728073 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 10.00am-13.00pm Well worn
31 Jul 2016 Ringlet 4 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY725065 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory
5 Jul 2016 Ringlet 32 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY729077 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 50% sun 17oC
13 Aug 2015 Ringlet 2 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY725068 VC69 Westmorland Brian Snell
15 Jul 2015 Ringlet 40 Smardale Gill Newbiggin on Lune NY719061 VC69 Westmorland Nigel Maden Estimated
26 Jul 2014 Ringlet 1 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY740078 VC69 Westmorland R McDougall
23 Jun 2014 Ringlet 10 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY740078 VC69 Westmorland Phil Berry