Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
1 Jul 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head Rusland Valley SD349908 VC69 Westmorland Allan Sumner
26 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Wet Sleddale Shap NY552114 VC69 Westmorland Robert Dawson
24 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Adult Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head Rusland Valley SD351910 VC69 Westmorland Allan Sumner
24 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Dubwath Silver Meadows Bassenthwaite NY198309 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Very worn condition 26963.jpeg
24 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Flodder Allotment Witherslack SD4487 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
24 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 7 Adult High Park Wood/Howe Ridding Wood Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
24 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Howe Ridding Witherslack SD434879 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 9.50- 10.50. 20c. 100% sun. No breeze.
24 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Sunbiggin Tarn Tebay NY674077 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey 13.30-14.15. Hot sun, light breeze.
24 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD4990 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key
24 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 14 Adult Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317884 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
20 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head Rusland Valley SD349909 VC69 Westmorland Allan Sumner Looking a bit battered after the rain earlier in the week
20 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 7 Adult High Arnside Tarn Skelwith Bridge NY330010 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
18 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 8 Adult Swindale Shap NY522142 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
17 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Broughton Moor Broughton in Furness SD240933 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Tatty. Path on west side of moor.
17 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY389294 VC70 Cumberland Nicholas Howard Sunny/thundery afternoon.
17 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 11 Adult Holme Park Fell Lower Clawthorpe SD5394879056 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Lower path area only. 90% sun, 22C, humid. 30 minutes (...) 26717.jpeg
17 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 7 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD5448378716 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 80% sun, 22C, humid. 40 minutes observation.
16 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD4889 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey One hour. Warm, still, muggy.
15 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD486902 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould
15 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 7 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
15 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD4190 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key
14 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 17 Adult Killington Kendal SD594919 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick with three others over 2.5 hours Very warm in the sun, sunny (...)
14 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 8 Adult Killington Kendal SD598911 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick with three others over 30 minutes sunny and very warm
14 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD544787 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Sunny intervals 22c
14 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Adult Miterdale Eskdale Green NY169029 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills Miterdale Head to Burnmoor Tarn.
14 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 24 Adult Claife High Wray SD371995 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
14 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
14 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
13 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Beacon Tarn Water Yeat SD273896 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
12 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Claife Heights area Hawkshead SD373976 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 10.30am. Roosting on thistle head near Wise Een Tarn
11 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 Adult Howe Ridding Witherslack SD434879 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace All static until sun shone at noon. Then started nectaring. 26402.jpeg
11 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 14 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
9 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Loughrigg Coniston NY365045 VC69 Westmorland Pete Martin
8 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 29 Adult Finglandrigg Wood. Fritillary meadows Fingland NY2756 VC70 Cumberland Dave O'Brien
8 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD457777 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Near Trig Point
7 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439828 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick seen over 3 hours on West Bank. very warm in sun no wind
6 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 12 Adult Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head Rusland Valley SD350909 VC69 Westmorland Allan Sumner Good numbers around over the weekend . This nice shot taken by (...) 26295.jpeg
6 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Near Greystoke Forest Penrith NY415338 VC70 Cumberland Nicholas Howard Sunny late morning.
6 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Near Johnby Penrith NY429332 VC70 Cumberland Nicholas Howard Sunny late morning.
6 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 42 Adult Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317883 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
4 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick cool day, some breeze
4 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Yew Tree Tarn Coniston NY322003 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
2 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Uberash Plain Burton-in-Kendal SD550785 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell
2 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Uberash Plain Burton-in-Kendal SD553787 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell
2 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould
1 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 8 Adult Beacon Tarn Water Yeat SD276897 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 14 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD438828 VC69 Westmorland D Jackson Mainly along SW more recently cleared areas.
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Adult Bethecar Moor High Nibthwaite SD312898 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 Adult Bethecar Moor High Ickenthwaite SD319897 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Including 1 pair 26116.jpeg
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Adult Bridleway Oxen Park SD316875 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Adult Footpath Nibthwaite Grange SD299891 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace From Bletherbarrow lane to High wood. On Bugle in high grass.
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult New Park Tarn Moss Killington SD600910 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Hot sunshine.
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 12 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 10 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY254169 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
31 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 16 Adult Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317884 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
30 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Haweswater Res Burnbanks NY49861605 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Fraser Bright warm sunny day. Just emerged
30 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult High Dam Finsthwaite SD362889 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Flying.
30 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 7 Adult Rusland Heights Finsthwaite SD353885 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace NO undersides seen.
30 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 9 Adult Swindale Bampton NY522142 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
29 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Elterwater Ambleside NY314048 VC69 Westmorland Gary Lawrence
29 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 12 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 25979.jpeg
29 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 16 Adult Ling Fell Wythop Mill NY173282 VC70 Cumberland John Callion superb condition, minimum count
29 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Finglandrigg Wood. Wigton NY272568 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter On freshly-opened Ragged Robin.
29 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Lancelot Clark Storth Carnforth SD5416777602 VC69 Westmorland Mr. Bryan Yorke
29 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Gowborrow Park Penrith NY401213 VC70 Cumberland Robert Dawson On the woodland fringe Where bracken and scrub start coming out (...)
28 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 8 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick flying around wild raspberry, sunny, no wind and very warm (...)
28 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Porterthwaite Eskdale Green NY14560133 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson On bramble blossom
28 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Bishop's Allotment Backbarrow SD3684 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Hot sunshine, no wind.
28 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY272569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 26267.jpeg
28 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Sowerby Wood Dalston NY365515 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams
28 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Carnforth SD5436378855 VC69 Westmorland Mr. Bryan Yorke
28 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 Adult Yew Barrow, High Dam Finsthwaite SD353878 VC69 Westmorland Steve Ryder
27 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head Rusland Valley SD349908 VC69 Westmorland Allan Sumner 25938.jpeg
27 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD335977 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
27 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 12 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
26 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Yew Tree Tarn Coniston NY322003 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
25 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD453772 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
25 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
25 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD450775 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
25 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Heathwaite Arnside SD451768 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
25 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Capes Head Holker SD33537781 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick At the stoney area by the 5 bar gate Sunny and wind free
25 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD44987678 VC69 Westmorland Rosa Menendez Sunny and 20 degrees.
25 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD45667746 VC69 Westmorland Rosa Menendez Sunny and 20 degrees.
25 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Egg High Dam Rusland SD358888 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter Eggs
23 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD456774 VC69 Westmorland Rosa Menendez Sunny but windy. Butterfly looking in very good condition.
21 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Beacon Tarn Blawith SD277896 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
21 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Water Yeat Water Yeat SD286891 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
20 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 9 Adult Halecat Woods Witherslack SD432833 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick A pair copulating 25636.jpeg
20 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Yew Tree Tarn Coniston NY322003 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
13 May 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
31 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Bishop's Allotment Hampsfell Lindale SD406799 VC69 Westmorland D Jackson/Janet Denison
31 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 11 Adult High Dam Finsthwaite SD3689 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick
27 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult High Dam Finsthwaite SD3688 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar During a 5 minute suitable weather window.
26 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Howe Ridding Wood Witherslack SD434877 VC69 Westmorland D K Jackson Janet Denison
26 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Witherslack Woods middle ride Witherslack SD436866 VC69 Westmorland D K Jackson Janet Denison
25 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Adult Holmepark Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD540785 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 25oC 90% sun just emerged...first for this site?
25 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Howe Ridding Wood Witherslack SD434870 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC but no sun
25 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Adult Hampsfield/Bishops Allotment Lindale SD406799 VC69 Westmorland D K Jackson
24 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Adult Howe Ridding Orchard Witherslack SD434875 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC but no sun..PBF freshly emerged
24 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Adult Bishop's Allotment Grange-over-Sands SD4079 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard