Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Large Heath

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
9 Jul 2020 Large Heath 3 Glasson Moss Glasson NY239603 VC70 Cumberland Steve Eyre
7 Jul 2020 Large Heath 2 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY225535 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
22 Jun 2020 Large Heath 1 Rusland Moss NNR Rusland SD334885 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
17 Jun 2020 Large Heath 1 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY228529 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
15 Jun 2020 Large Heath 25 Foulshaw Moss Meathop SD444819 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass A fair number flying around on the moss 26612.jpeg
13 Jun 2020 Large Heath 19 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429827 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick In 30 minutes. 50% sun. Temp. 23C breezy
11 Jun 2020 Large Heath 3 Meathop Moss Meathop SD442818 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 1pm. 20% sun. Very breezy.
11 Jun 2020 Large Heath 1 Glasson Moss Wigton NY231599 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Very windy.
9 Jun 2020 Large Heath 20 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton in Furness SD219853 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Including a pair. 26345.jpeg
9 Jun 2020 Large Heath 10 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD4583 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key
8 Jun 2020 Large Heath 1 Glasson Moss Wigton NY236596 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
8 Jun 2020 Large Heath 5 Glasson Moss Wigton NY232598 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
7 Jun 2020 Large Heath 1 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY219533 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
7 Jun 2020 Large Heath 1 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY224534 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
7 Jun 2020 Large Heath 1 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY230537 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
6 Jun 2020 Large Heath 3 Bowness Common Wigton NY223598 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
2 Jun 2020 Large Heath 6 Foulshaw Moss Grange over Sands SD458837 VC69 Westmorland Steve Matthewman Numerous on a warm afternoon
4 Jul 2019 Large Heath 6 Glasson Moss NNR Glasson NY2383060819 VC70 Cumberland Tom Dunbar Polydama form. Force 5 wind. 19 degC. Excellent boardwalk. 20845.jpeg
3 Jul 2019 Large Heath 1 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD460821 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 09.30 - 11.00 20699.jpeg
3 Jul 2019 Large Heath 15 Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY2555158510 VC70 Cumberland Tom Dunbar High water table. 20 deg C. 100% sunshine. 20760.jpeg
3 Jul 2019 Large Heath 10 Whitrigg Common Glasson Moss Glasson NY2364759662 VC70 Cumberland Tom Dunbar widespread but low density. 20763.jpeg
29 Jun 2019 Large Heath 9 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD460832 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips 21548.jpeg
29 Jun 2019 Large Heath 12 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD458835 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory
28 Jun 2019 Large Heath 15 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD4583 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key Probably many more.
28 Jun 2019 Large Heath 13 Barkbooth Lot Bowland Bridge SD417908 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
27 Jun 2019 Large Heath 3 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY235596 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon
27 Jun 2019 Large Heath 3 Skeggles Water Staveley NY482029 VC69 Westmorland Martin Tordoff Upland site, c315 metres, asl. Sunny, c 25C
27 Jun 2019 Large Heath 3 Skeggles Water Staveley NY480028 VC69 Westmorland Martin Tordoff Upland site, c315 metres, asl. Sunny, c 25C
27 Jun 2019 Large Heath 4 Skeggles Water Staveley NY481029 VC69 Westmorland Martin Tordoff Upland site, c315 metres, asl. Sunny, c 25C
27 Jun 2019 Large Heath 3 Skeggles Water Staveley NY481030 VC69 Westmorland Martin Tordoff Upland site, c315 metres, asl. Sunny, c 25C
24 Jun 2019 Large Heath 20 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY2253 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Frequent along main track. Up to 10 in the air at once.
22 Jun 2019 Large Heath 25 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD441819 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key Too many to count, probably many more than this.
20 Jun 2019 Large Heath 25 Duddon Mosses NNR Foxfield SD223855 VC69 Westmorland David Brown Cloudy with very few sunny spells. Medium to strong westerly (...) 19804.jpeg
20 Jun 2019 Large Heath 50 Meathop Moss Meathop SD442801 VC69 Westmorland Roger Cope Many, good condition, being blown about in wind. Water level (...)
18 Jun 2019 Large Heath 20 Duddon Mosses NNR Foxfield SD223855 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 19685.jpeg
18 Jun 2019 Large Heath 18 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
17 Jun 2019 Large Heath 3 Rusland Moss NNR Rusland SD334886 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Partial sun, breezy. 17c.
16 Jun 2019 Large Heath 24 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443818 VC69 Westmorland Ian Watts 10.30am. 80% sun, warm, strong breeze. Walked the outer part of (...) 19639.jpeg
15 Jun 2019 Large Heath 2 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD335880 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter Seen on Rusland Horizons butterfly event
10 Jun 2019 Large Heath 10 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443815 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 17oC 50% sun No wind.
10 Jun 2019 Large Heath 1 Glasson Moss Glasson NY236608 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Flying near the boardwalk about 150m from the viewing platform.
10 Jun 2019 Large Heath 3 Glasson Moss Glasson NY231602 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Seen from the boardwalk or path near the western edge of the (...)
10 Jun 2019 Large Heath 4 Glasson Moss Wigton NY236596 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter My first of the season- earlier than last year. Light breeze, (...)
10 Jun 2019 Large Heath 25 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Neil Freeman Approx 25-30 seen from around boardwalk between 14.00-15.30. Mix (...) 19532.jpeg
9 Jun 2019 Large Heath 39 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton in Furness SD225854 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Either side of boardwalks. 15c. partial sun.
7 Jun 2019 Large Heath 3 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY231604 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams From more southerly entrance take boardwalk to the left
4 Jul 2018 Large Heath 2 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 VC69 Westmorland Angela Sharp 14922.jpeg
25 Jun 2018 Large Heath 3 Walton Moss Brampton NY514660 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
25 Jun 2018 Large Heath 3 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD460836 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans
25 Jun 2018 Large Heath 1 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD4623284558 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Seen while on work party at far northeastern corner of reserve.
24 Jun 2018 Large Heath 1 Micklam brickworks site Whitehaven NX979221 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills
23 Jun 2018 Large Heath 10 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Ian Watts 11am. Overcast.
22 Jun 2018 Large Heath 5 Foulshaw Moss Levens SD4583 VC69 Westmorland Keith Walton
22 Jun 2018 Large Heath 21 Meathop Moss Levens SD4481 VC69 Westmorland Keith Walton
19 Jun 2018 Large Heath 1 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD460836 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory
18 Jun 2018 Large Heath 3 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD430830 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory
15 Jun 2018 Large Heath 6 Meathop Moss Meathop SD444816 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick from the board walk in dull and breezy conditions. Temp. 14C
13 Jun 2018 Large Heath 20 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429830 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick in 20 minutes on the central part of the Moss. Cloudy and (...)
13 Jun 2018 Large Heath 5 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 14oC, total cloud cover. Most perched or disturbed as I walked (...) 14043.jpeg
11 Jun 2018 Large Heath 2 Ireland Moss Haverthwaite SD334844 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Possibly 4 seen. 21C. 90 mins walk.
11 Jun 2018 Large Heath 1 Hulleter Moss Rusland SD335880 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
11 Jun 2018 Large Heath 8 Ireland Moss Haverthwaite SD334845 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick In 30 minutes in the central cottongrass area. Sunny and warm (...)
11 Jun 2018 Large Heath 43 Rusland Moss NNR Rusland SD334884 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick In 30 minute transects across the Moss in sunshine. Breezy, (...)
10 Jun 2018 Large Heath 25 Bank End Moss Broughton in Furness SD226859 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Hot
10 Jun 2018 Large Heath 100 White Moss Broughton in Furness SD220857 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Both sides of boardwalk
9 Jun 2018 Large Heath 30 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
8 Jun 2018 Large Heath 3 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429830 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Rhodes Flying at the edge of the birch trees.
8 Jun 2018 Large Heath 6 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD3382 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent
7 Jun 2018 Large Heath 20 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD457842 VC69 Westmorland Maria Pilling very hot day the Butterflies were very active ( too active) 13775.jpeg
7 Jun 2018 Large Heath 19 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD460833 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar 23 deg C; 3 hour visit 13749.jpeg
7 Jun 2018 Large Heath 37 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD460833 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar 20 deg C; 45 minute visit 13748.jpeg
7 Jun 2018 Large Heath 13 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD444820 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar One determined to shelter under the boardwalk! 13756.jpeg
7 Jun 2018 Large Heath 19 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD430831 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar Duplicate entry for Foulshaw entered in error. Should have read (...) 13750.jpeg
5 Jun 2018 Large Heath 3 Foulshaw Moss Foulshaw SD462840 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips At least 3 early evening in full sunshine and 19c alongside the (...)
5 Jun 2018 Large Heath 4 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD445815 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans
4 Jun 2018 Large Heath 12 Foulshaw Moss Foulshaw SD462840 VC69 Westmorland Steve Matthewman
30 May 2018 Large Heath 2 Foulshaw Moss Kendal SD457836 VC69 Westmorland Mark Pike
16 Jul 2017 Large Heath 2 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD4481 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun but strong west wind kept butterflies sheltering.
1 Jul 2017 Large Heath 3 Foulshaw Moss Foulshaw SD458837 VC69 Westmorland James Bradbury
1 Jul 2017 Large Heath 2 Meathop Moss Meathop SD445819 VC69 Westmorland James Bradbury
1 Jul 2017 Large Heath 4 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory 3.00pm, Heavy cloud, warm, moderate breeze. Similar number at (...)
24 Jun 2017 Large Heath 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
22 Jun 2017 Large Heath 6 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD444823 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC 50% sun
22 Jun 2017 Large Heath 2 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443818 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC 50% sun
22 Jun 2017 Large Heath 2 Glasson Moss Glasson NY2360 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller At the western edge of the Moss. Sunny, breezy and rather cool.
19 Jun 2017 Large Heath 40 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD457842 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 9720.jpeg
17 Jun 2017 Large Heath 3 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD459836 VC69 Westmorland Janice Sutton 12334.jpeg
17 Jun 2017 Large Heath 12 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD457842 VC69 Westmorland Maria Pilling
4 Jun 2017 Large Heath 5 Foulshaw Moss Mill side SD459834 VC69 Westmorland Pete Kinsella
3 Jun 2017 Large Heath 3 Rusland Moss NNR Bouth SD334885 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Flying low over moss
3 Jun 2017 Large Heath 3 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD458837 VC69 Westmorland Joseph Reavey
2 Jun 2017 Large Heath 1 Glasson Moss Port Carlisle NY241616 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams
31 Jul 2016 Large Heath 2 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443813 VC69 Westmorland James Bradbury
12 Jul 2016 Large Heath 2 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD444819 VC69 Westmorland Karen Bullimore
3 Jul 2016 Large Heath 15 Scaleby Moss Scaleby NY431633 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Most close to specified grid ref but some further north.
28 Jun 2016 Large Heath 8 Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY255588 VC70 Cumberland Linda
23 Jun 2016 Large Heath 12 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD444819 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 09.45-10.45am
23 Jun 2016 Large Heath 13 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD4481 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Hot sunshine but strong breeze. 2 were paired. About 90 min. 5771.jpeg
23 Jun 2016 Large Heath 11 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards On Moss
21 Jun 2016 Large Heath 4 Glasson Moss Glasson NY235595 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy NY235595
21 Jun 2016 Large Heath 10 Meathop Moss Meathop SD442819 VC69 Westmorland Simon Fenner There is now a circular board walk
20 Jun 2016 Large Heath 1 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
20 Jun 2016 Large Heath 1 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD335879 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Seen and photographed by Bernice Young. 5679.jpeg
15 Jun 2016 Large Heath 1 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979219 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
15 Jun 2016 Large Heath 10 Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY255588 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller All seen from the boardwalk. 7499.jpeg
14 Jun 2016 Large Heath 15 Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY255588 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Along the path to the viewing platform.
12 Jun 2016 Large Heath 20 Helsington Moss Levens SD466891 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar Lively! 5575.jpeg
12 Jun 2016 Large Heath 2 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD430830 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar Later emergence than elsewhere?
9 Jun 2016 Large Heath 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD445821 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick Warm but a little dull
9 Jun 2016 Large Heath 4 Foulshaw Moss Levens SD4583 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
8 Jun 2016 Large Heath 4 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD430833 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar Zero count Nichols am 5490.jpeg
7 Jun 2016 Large Heath 2 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY231605 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams
5 Jun 2016 Large Heath 3 Foulshaw Moss Foulshaw SD458837 VC69 Westmorland N Godden, C Clay 3 adults seen from the boardwalk.
16 Jul 2015 Large Heath 66 Walton Moss Brampton NY5167 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 1030-1110; 15 degrees, 80% sunshine, wind - SE B.3
12 Jul 2015 Large Heath 3 Meathop Meathop SD437807 VC69 Westmorland Nigel Maden
30 Jun 2015 Large Heath 5 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD442819 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick
30 Jun 2015 Large Heath 12 Meathop Meathop SD438807 VC69 Westmorland Maria Pilling The Butterfly was very active
30 Jun 2015 Large Heath 7 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Michael Foley Seen from the boardwalk 2538.jpeg
23 Jun 2015 Large Heath 5 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD442819 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards 2390.jpeg
22 Jun 2015 Large Heath 2 Meathop Meathop SD437807 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
12 Jun 2015 Large Heath 2 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY231606 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams
30 Jun 2014 Large Heath 50 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD4481 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Number given is only rough. Too active for photography! Full (...)
25 Jun 2014 Large Heath 30 Glasson Moss Glasson NY230602 VC70 Cumberland Graeme Baker Majority being "buzzed" by high numbers of Large Skippers 820.jpeg
19 Jun 2014 Large Heath 6 Hay Bridge Moss Bouth SD336880 VC69 Westmorland Brian Hancock 846.jpeg
16 Jun 2014 Large Heath 4 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443815 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar 4 to 5pm
15 Jun 2014 Large Heath 2 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443815 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick recently emerged.....dull otherwise more would have been (...)
12 Jun 2014 Large Heath 12 Glasson Moss Port Carlisle NY235608 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams
12 Jun 2014 Large Heath 2 Glasson Moss Kirkbride NY231605 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams
11 Jun 2014 Large Heath 3 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD428829 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
11 Jun 2014 Large Heath 3 Scaleby Moss Carlisle NY432636 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Only 3 seen over a 3 hour period. Warm and sunny but quite (...) 574.jpeg