Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Cinnabar

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
29 Jul 2020 Cinnabar 2 Above the shoreline, north of Jenny Brown's Point Silverdale SD458739 VC60 West Lancashire David Nattrass Caterpillars on Oxford Ragwort 28053.jpeg
9 Jul 2020 Cinnabar 100 Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY253166 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Large numbers of caterpillars on Ragwort 27462.jpeg
8 Jul 2020 Cinnabar 78 Walney Island Barrow-in-Furness SD170709 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 17c. Overcast. 10.45-12 noon. Larvae on ragwort.
25 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY254170 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
23 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Garden Holmrook SD079994 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman
20 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Siddick Workington NX997305 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
18 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Kingmoor Carlisle NY387577 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
17 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Broughton Moor Broughton in Furness SD240933 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
16 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Sandwith Sandwith NX958149 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
16 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Hampsfell Grange over Sands SD398789 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
14 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 2 Killington Kendal SD594919 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick with three others over 2.5 hours Very warm in the sun, sunny (...)
8 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD457777 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
7 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205687 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 50% sun. 12.25-13.30
7 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 16C. 20% sun. 10.45-12.10.
2 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 2 Garden Holmrook SD079994 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman
31 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD455777 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
31 May 2020 Cinnabar 3 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456774 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
31 May 2020 Cinnabar 2 Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY254169 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
31 May 2020 Cinnabar 3 White Scar Levens SD466850 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
30 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Sands rd Ulverston SD289766 VC69 Westmorland Charles Penfold Flew through back garden . Actually second sighting of cinnabar (...)
28 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Fields Across From Solway Drive Walney SD178697 VC69 Westmorland Eileen Carroll
28 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Eastgate, Sandylands Kendal SD524930 VC69 Westmorland Gary Gould in the garden
28 May 2020 Cinnabar 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
27 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Holmepark fell Holme SD537795 VC69 Westmorland Barry Dyson
26 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Kingstown Industrial Estate Carlisle NY38575913 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found along the track from Kingmoor South to Kingmoor North. 25807.jpeg
25 May 2020 Cinnabar 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD454778 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Faded
25 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD44987678 VC69 Westmorland Rosa Menendez Sunny and 20 degrees.
25 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD44927763 VC69 Westmorland Rosa Menendez Sunny and 20 degrees.
20 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Sands Rd Ulverston SD289766 VC69 Westmorland Charles Penfold On the fence in the back garden in the sun
20 May 2020 Cinnabar 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 21c. 11.10-13.10 circular walk.
15 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Cummacatta Wood Grange in Borrowdale NY255171 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
12 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Garden Ulverston SD287766 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Found on lawn 5.30pm. 25532.jpeg
25 Aug 2019 Cinnabar 10 Skinburness Silloth NY126561 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larvae on Ragwort. Seen along 2000m of coast pathway, (...)
15 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 200 Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083473 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larvae. A very low estimate of numbers seen.
15 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 50 West Beach dunes S of harbour Silloth NY102530 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 3-4.30pm, sunny periods, warm with light breeze. Larvae. A low (...)
15 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
14 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 1 Arnside Signal Box Arnside SD459790 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
6 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD417907 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun, 21deg.C. Light airs.
3 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 2 Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY256171 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
2 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 1 Yewbarrow Witherslack SD4384 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick BC field trip. Five observers wandered over much of Yewbarrow. (...)
29 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Dave Wrigley
29 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Barkbooth Lot Witherslack SD416908 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory near to the pond
27 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Holme Fell area Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
25 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY255170 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
23 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Grizedale Forest Coniston SD333979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Temp 20 degrees but with a wind.
23 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Holme Park Fell Clawthorpe SD5395979471 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Hazy Sun, 18c, windy.
23 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Caw Broughton in Furness SD231932 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
22 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Sunny bank St John's in the Vale NY316215 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
22 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 4 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
19 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace North slag bank. Full sun. 75 mins.
19 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188709 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace South slag bank. Full sun. Breezy.
19 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Claife Heights Brown Stone Moss Wray SD382976 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Very warm
19 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD316878 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
16 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 3 North Walney NNR Barrow-in-Furness SD168710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 16c. Sunny intervals. 75 min observation.
15 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Grizedale Forest Coniston SD333979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Sunny spells pm
10 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188711 VC69 Westmorland Brian Chandler Early morning full sun
10 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188709 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Southern slagbank.
10 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Northern slagbank. Overcast.
10 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Dalton Crags Burton-in-Kendal SD5534176899 VC60 West Lancashire Mr. Bryan Yorke
10 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 2 White Scar Witherslack SD466850 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
9 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 19411.jpeg
9 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 2 Irton Fell Nether Wasdale NY122020 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
7 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Sands Rd Ulverston SD289766 VC69 Westmorland Charles Penfold Flew into front garden in the sun
6 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips 100% sun. 15c SW breeze. 1 hour visit from 14.45 hrs.
3 Jun 2019 Cinnabar 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Dave Wainwright
28 May 2019 Cinnabar 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
26 May 2019 Cinnabar 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick Dull....except 60 mins. sun!
24 May 2019 Cinnabar 1 Halecat Woods Witherslack SD432835 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC 100% sun
23 May 2019 Cinnabar 1 Bardsea Ulverston SD3074 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
22 May 2019 Cinnabar 1 Yewtree Tarn Coniston NY322003 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Warm and windy
22 May 2019 Cinnabar 1 Arnside Signal Box Arnside SD459790 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
21 May 2019 Cinnabar 1 Borrowdale Grange-in-Borrowdale NY261175 VC70 Cumberland Jocelyn Pye Appeared bright red in flight. 19295.jpeg
20 May 2019 Cinnabar 1 Warth farm Endmoor SD556844 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Fresh and flying
17 May 2019 Cinnabar 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 20c. Wind 2.
15 May 2019 Cinnabar 1 South Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD215620 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
9 Aug 2018 Cinnabar 3 Askam shore Askam SD2077 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Caterpillars on ragwort
30 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 2 Field Beetham SD49537936 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Caterpillars on Senecio vulgaris
25 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 18 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX992299 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 11.50am - 12.30pm sunny but quite breezy. LARVAE.
15 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 47 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 18.00-19.00 18c. Larvae.
13 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 39 Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston SD282773 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Larvae. In field behind hall.
13 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 81 Swarthmoor Hall Lane Ulverston SD283769 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Larvae on 3 neighbouring ragwort. 6.30pm.
12 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 10 Low Crag Wood Witherslack SD444853 VC69 Westmorland Dave Wainwright Larvae
11 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 5 Holme Park Fell Lower Burton-in-Kendal SD541782 VC69 Westmorland Charles Thompson Larvae
9 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 10 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larvae 14939.jpeg
2 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 1 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205684 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 80 min walk. 26C
26 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 1 Next Ness Nature Reserve Ulverston SD300786 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
25 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 60 minutes observation in sun and temp. about 25C.
22 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Rhodes
12 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 25c. Overcast. 3 on same plant- newly emerged?
9 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 2 Swarthmoor Ulverston SD284768 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Field at the back of swarthmoor hall
9 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 5 Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD1778 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard Full sun, 23 degrees
8 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3187 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent
7 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 2 Holme Park Fell Holme SD5479 VC69 Westmorland Barry Dyson
7 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 2 Newbiggin Crags Holme SD5479 VC69 Westmorland Barry Dyson
7 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD393766 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 11.40 - 1.20
7 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 25 Silloth coastal dunes south harbour Silloth NY104533 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In dunes south of the harbour, mainly near the car park.
7 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 VC69 Westmorland Sue Shiels
1 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 VC69 Westmorland Peter Hughes Warm and sunny. Walked length and breadth of site over a couple (...) 13556.jpeg
31 May 2018 Cinnabar 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 2.15pm-4.15pm. 20c
29 May 2018 Cinnabar 2 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD536785 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 22oC 80% sun
29 May 2018 Cinnabar 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 55 minutes observation in full sun. Very warm
24 May 2018 Cinnabar 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 VC69 Westmorland Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong Full sun,23degC,
22 May 2018 Cinnabar 1 Walney Island Barrow-in-Furness SD167706 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 90 min walk. 100% sun.
19 May 2018 Cinnabar 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 110 minutes slow walk around the N slag bank. Full sun, light (...)
16 Jul 2017 Cinnabar 1 Holme Park Quarry LNR Clawthorpe SD538782 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Caterpillar
17 Jun 2017 Cinnabar 6 Arnside Knott Arnside SD454776 VC69 Westmorland Tom O'Boyle and Kate Blomfield
23 Jul 2016 Cinnabar 29 High Park Wood Witherslack SD436859 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Caterpillars on Ragwort.
23 Jul 2016 Cinnabar 1 Latterbarrow Witherslack Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell One hour spent walking around the reserve. Sunny
23 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 1 Little Asby Common Little Asby NY674078 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 5825.jpeg
12 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 4 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD201758 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Overcast. 17c. Between 11am-12.30pm
11 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 1 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
9 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 3.30-4.30pm. 18c. Sunny.
8 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 1 Latterbarrow Witherslack Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Cornall
6 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 4 Burns Beck Moss Killington SD5987 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun, light breeze, 29deg. C. 13.15-14.45.
3 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick numbers seen in 140 minutes during a Butterfly Conservation (...)
2 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 3 Sellafield Station Calder Bridge NY017038 VC70 Cumberland Barbara Nelson on early morning bird survey
2 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 1 Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY082475 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
29 May 2016 Cinnabar 1 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979210 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
29 May 2016 Cinnabar 1 Grune Point Silloth NY128567 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan
25 May 2016 Cinnabar 1 Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY123016 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
22 May 2016 Cinnabar 1 Derwent Howe Workington NX991278 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton first of the year for me
4 Sep 2015 Cinnabar 1 Disused Railway Storth SD477802 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows larva - first I've seen this year, only one seen in 40 min (...)
5 Aug 2015 Cinnabar Arnside Knott Silverdale SD461749 VC60 West Lancashire Pat Cuttell Caterpillars on ragwort 3226.jpeg
19 Jul 2015 Cinnabar 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
12 Jul 2015 Cinnabar 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
9 Jul 2015 Cinnabar 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD457789 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
4 Jul 2015 Cinnabar 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD459852 VC69 Westmorland Brian Snell
4 Jul 2015 Cinnabar 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
30 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 VC69 Westmorland Tim Wilcox
28 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 1 Lowca rugby club brows Whitehaven NX979217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
28 Jun 2015 Cinnabar Ulpha Quarry Ulpha SD202946 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank
27 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 2 Barkbooth Lot Winster SD418909 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
11 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 1 Ulpha Quarry Ulpha SD203946 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank
10 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 1 Disused Railway Storth SD477802 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows very fresh
8 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 1 Broughton Beck Ulverston SD284822 VC69 Westmorland Karen Mclellan
7 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
1 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 1 Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY402557 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In the central scrubby area of the reserve 2085.jpeg
10 Jul 2014 Cinnabar 20 Kendal Kendal SD516932 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Larvae; approximate number.
24 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 1 Disused Railway Storth SD472802 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
20 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 300 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978214 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills
16 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 3 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
14 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 2 Soddy Gap Little Broughton NY071323 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
14 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 4 Workington Wind Farm Workington NX993297 VC70 Cumberland Martin Chadwick
14 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 1 Signal Box Arnside SD458790 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
8 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 6 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994303 VC70 Cumberland Stephen Lowther
6 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 1 Witherslack Hall Sports Field Witherslack SD438862 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick
6 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 6 Soddy Gap Little Broughton NY078328 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
5 Jun 2014 Cinnabar 1 Grune Point Silloth NY133565 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Cloudy, breezy.
30 May 2014 Cinnabar 1 Watchtree Nature Reserve Carlisle NY307543 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan
26 May 2014 Cinnabar 1 Disused Railway Storth SD472802 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
13 May 2014 Cinnabar 1 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD188749 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick