Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Brimstone Moth

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
25 Jun 2020 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 9.30-10.25. 24c. 100% sun, wind 2.
2 Jun 2020 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Garden Holmrook SD079994 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman daytime flying between hawthorn trees.
28 May 2020 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Garden Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland Lorna Swift Flying mid afternoon and settling on hydrangea leaves
15 Aug 2019 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Home garden Troutbeck Cumbria NY414007 VC69 Westmorland Stephen Sutton 23141.jpeg
23 Jul 2019 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 75 minutes observation in mid afternoon. temp 26.
21 May 2019 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Sands Rd Ulverston SD289766 VC69 Westmorland Charles Penfold Rescued from birdbath in garden
17 Jul 2018 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult 62 Sands Rd Ulverston SD289766 VC69 Westmorland Charles Penfold Sat on pyrocanthus in back garden
1 Jun 2018 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Gurnal Dubs lane Burneside SD504988 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Heavy overcast, thundery, 22 deg. C.
30 May 2018 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Hedgerow Ulverston SD284763 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 7.45am.
28 May 2018 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Calvert Court Endmoor SD538847 VC69 Westmorland Brian
13 Mar 2018 Brimstone Moth 1 Larva Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Brimstone Moth larva suggested by Steve Ogden at (...) 12639.jpeg
12 Jun 2017 Brimstone Moth 5 Adult Garden Penrith NY499267 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell At least 4 flying around the garden and 1 on a wall. 10.45 p.m.
1 Jun 2017 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 9542.jpeg
28 Apr 2017 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Allonby garden Allonby NY082435 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
22 Jun 2016 Brimstone Moth 2 Adult Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD481771 VC60 West Lancashire Janet Mayes 10;30 very hot 5835.jpeg
15 Aug 2015 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Halecat Woods Witherslack SD431833 VC69 Westmorland David and Margaret Eastlick # Brimstone Moth not considered a day flying moth but easily (...)