Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Common Carpet

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
14 Aug 2020 Common Carpet 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192792 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 11.05-12.50. 100%sun. 20'sC. 28701.jpeg
24 Jul 2020 Withheld Withheld Withheld Withheld NY000000 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Withheld Withheld
28 May 2020 Common Carpet 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY271567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 26274.jpeg
26 May 2020 Common Carpet 1 Aikbank Wigton NY216459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON
9 May 2020 Common Carpet 1 Braithwaite Moss Portinscale NY243249 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Flying around at approx 8.30am today 25505.jpeg
21 Jun 2019 Common Carpet 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
1 Jun 2019 Common Carpet 3 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY271568 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
28 Aug 2018 Common Carpet 1 Swinside stone circle Broughton in Furness SD171881 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
16 Aug 2018 Common Carpet 1 Bowness on Solway Nature Reserve Bowness-on-Solway NY206617 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 1.30 pm - 3.10 pm 16730.jpeg
8 Aug 2018 Common Carpet 1 Glasson Moss Glasson NY230604 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 4.15pm - 6.15 pm Breezy
15 Aug 2017 Common Carpet 1 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY394301 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts
10 Aug 2017 Common Carpet 3 NY000000 Penrith NY000000 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell
9 Jun 2017 Common Carpet 3 Soddy Gap Great Broughton NY063331 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
21 Jul 2016 Common Carpet 1 Hyton Bootle SD085877 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Overcast. 17C. Hedgerow west of Hyton
25 May 2016 Common Carpet 1 Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY124016 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
17 May 2014 Common Carpet 1 Braithwaite Moss Braithwaite NY232252 VC70 Cumberland Gary Hedges