Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Brown Silver-line

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
24 Jun 2020 Brown Silver-line 1 Barkbooth Lot Bowland Bridge SD415907 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 12.40-13.30. 22c. 100% sun. No breeze.
17 Jun 2020 Brown Silver-line 3 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD5448378716 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 80% sun, 22C, humid. 40 minutes observation.
14 Jun 2020 Brown Silver-line 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD544787 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Sunny intervals 22c
4 Jun 2020 Brown Silver-line 3 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429833 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Flying on moss
2 Jun 2020 Brown Silver-line 4 Barkbooth Lot Winster SD418907 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
31 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 12 Bethecar Moor High Nibthwaite SD312898 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace From high bethecar to old parrock.
31 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 8 Bridleway Oxen Park SD316875 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Between oxen park
31 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 20 Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317884 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
28 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 50 Bishop's Allotment Backbarrow SD3684 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Approximate number. Readily disturbed fom ground vegetation. Hot (...) 25916.jpeg
27 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
25 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 76 High Dam Rusland SD358888 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
17 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 1 Between Ashness Bridge and Great Wood Keswick NY271199 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Flying settling on path 25612.jpeg
9 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 5 Claife Heights area Wray SD381975 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Warm day.
27 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Cockenskell Blawith SD275892 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
23 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Grange Fell Grange-in-Borrowdale NY262165 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett
22 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Field High Nibthwaite SD299894 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace field adjacent to high wood. Mid way between points 4
22 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 20oC. Afternoon visit.
21 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317884 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
19 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD316878 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
18 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
17 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 12 Low Dale Park Rusland SD3530391637 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Overcast, 14c, very windy
17 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 5 Thwaite Head Fell Rusland SD3511591507 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Overcast, 16c, windy
17 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 16 Thwaite Head Fell Rusland SD3556491200 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Overcast, 14c, very windy. Path through bracken and scrub
17 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 6 Thwaite Head Fell Rusland SD3497391099 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Overcast, 16c, windy
15 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 3 Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317883 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
10 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Troutdale Troutdale, Borrowdale NY261175 VC70 Cumberland Alex Helliwell
9 Jun 2019 Brown Silver-line 2 Irton Fell Nether Wasdale NY122020 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
19 May 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton in Furness SD223855 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 90 mins. 15c 80% sun.
15 May 2019 Brown Silver-line 3 Grizedale Forest Hawkshead SD337967 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Very warm
15 May 2019 Brown Silver-line 4 High Arnside Tarn Skelwith Bridge NY330010 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Hot
14 May 2019 Brown Silver-line 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Warm
10 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 4 River Duddon Seathwaite Duddon Valley SD224961 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
9 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 7 Hutton Roof Common Hutton SD550778 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 22oC 70% sun
9 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 3 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
8 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 4 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3187 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent
8 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 9 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3188 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent
8 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 1 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD3382 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent
7 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 2 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD435864 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 23oC 70% sun....both faded
7 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 3 Glasson Moss Glasson NY2360 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller At the western edge of the Moss, which was very dry with only a (...)
6 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 1 Claife Heights Brown Stone Moss Far Sawrey SD381975 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley
4 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 2 Talkin Tarn Brampton NY545584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In meadow at south end of tarn.
3 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 18 Finsthwaite Heights Finsthwaite SD359882 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
30 May 2018 Brown Silver-line 10 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY125019 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
29 May 2018 Brown Silver-line 5 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD536785 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 22oC 80% sun
23 May 2018 Brown Silver-line 1 Ormsgill Quarry Barrow-in-Furness SD201717 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace In bracken.
23 May 2018 Brown Silver-line 2 Flashbank Wood Levens SD487885 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Light easterly breeze, full sun, 15.30-16.30.
20 May 2018 Brown Silver-line 3 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD434880 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 13165.jpeg
15 May 2018 Brown Silver-line 1 Loughrigg Ambleside NY364040 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Sunny, light air. 13048.jpeg
18 Jun 2017 Brown Silver-line 1 Haweswater Burnbanks NY506161 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
4 Jun 2017 Brown Silver-line 2 Aira Force Dockray NY400206 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell
20 Jun 2016 Brown Silver-line 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 17 C. Breezy with brief sunny spells.
12 Jun 2016 Brown Silver-line 15 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD201758 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Overcast. 17c. Between 11am-12.30pm 5590.jpeg
6 Jun 2016 Brown Silver-line 1 Burns Beck Moss Killington SD5987 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun, light breeze, 29deg. C. 13.15-14.45.
3 Jun 2016 Brown Silver-line 7 Claife Heights area High Wray SD3897 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
27 May 2016 Brown Silver-line 1 Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY123016 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
9 May 2016 Brown Silver-line 1 High Dam Finsthwaite SD359886 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick First this year for me.
27 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line 3 Barkbooth Lot Winster SD418909 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
12 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line 1 Ulpha garden Ulpha SD213954 VC69 Westmorland James Brockbank
12 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line 30 High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY4848 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Seen throughout the SW area of the plantation.
11 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line Harter Fell Seathwaite Duddon Valley SD213992 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank
10 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line 1 Langstrath Rosthwaite NY268110 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan
10 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line 1 Stonethwaite Rosthwaite NY267136 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan
9 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line 1 Dungeon Ghyll Langdale NY258062 VC69 Westmorland Karen Mclellan
9 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line 30 Undermillbeck Common Bowness-on-Windermere SD421950 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick many
15 May 2015 Brown Silver-line 1 High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY490482 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy By the side of a track through the woodland 1995.jpeg
26 May 2014 Brown Silver-line 2 Bradleyfield Kendal SD495914 VC69 Westmorland Sue Shiels
20 May 2014 Brown Silver-line 12 The Helm Kendal SD534896 VC69 Westmorland Brian Snell
16 May 2014 Brown Silver-line 1 Brigsteer Park Wood Levens SD484881 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey
16 May 2014 Brown Silver-line 6 Flashbank Wood Levens SD490882 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey 322.jpeg
13 May 2014 Brown Silver-line 2 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD188749 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
25 Apr 2014 Brown Silver-line 1 Wart Barrow Grange over Sands SD393768 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick First this year