Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
31 May 2020 Chimney Sweeper 6 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY254169 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
31 May 2020 Cinnabar 2 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY254169 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
3 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 2 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY256171 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
26 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 20 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY256174 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett Probably more - very numerous.
26 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 15 Adult Troutdale Grange-in-Borrowdale NY262175 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett
25 Jun 2019 Bird-cherry Ermine 6 Adult Allerdale Ramble Grange-in-Borrowdale NY250175 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett Larval webs on cherry trees. Mostly empty, but one with a (...)
25 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 20 Adult Allerdale Ramble Grange-in-Borrowdale NY249168 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett On road verge. Mostly feeding on White Clover flowers.
25 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY255170 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
23 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Adult Grange Fell Grange-in-Borrowdale NY262165 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett
23 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 30 Adult Troutdale Grange-in-Borrowdale NY262175 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett
21 May 2019 Cinnabar 1 Adult Borrowdale Grange-in-Borrowdale NY261175 VC70 Cumberland Jocelyn Pye Appeared bright red in flight. 19295.jpeg
11 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Adult Grange-in-Borrowdale Grange-in-Borrowdale NY252174 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan