Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Common Heath

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
11 Jun 2020 Common Heath 1 Meathop Moss Meathop SD442818 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 1pm. 20% sun. Very breezy.
9 Jun 2020 Common Heath 11 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton in Furness SD219853 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Best mosses in Cumbria? 26346.jpeg
4 Jun 2020 Common Heath 1 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429833 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Flying on moss
31 May 2020 Common Heath 8 Bethecar Moor High Nibthwaite SD312898 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
30 May 2020 Common Heath 4 Rusland heights Finsthwaite SD353885 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
27 Jun 2019 Common Heath 2 Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY126019 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 100% sun. On open fell. 20370.jpeg
27 Jun 2019 Common Heath 3 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY235596 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon
25 Jun 2019 Common Heath 4 Great Crag Rosthwaite NY272143 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett
18 Jun 2019 Common Heath 30 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
9 Jun 2019 Common Heath 10 Irton Fell Nether Wasdale NY129020 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
25 May 2019 Common Heath 27 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
19 May 2019 Common Heath 10 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton in Furness SD223855 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 90 mins. 15c 80% sun.
29 Apr 2019 Common Heath 30 Walton Moss Brampton NY515673 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
28 Apr 2019 Common Heath 4 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
22 Apr 2019 Common Heath 7 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443818 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Sunny, easterly breeze.
22 Apr 2019 Common Heath 1 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
22 Jul 2018 Common Heath 1 Tarn Moor Orton NY675079 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
13 Jun 2018 Common Heath 5 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429830 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick In 1 hour. Cloudy and breezy.
11 Jun 2018 Common Heath 2 Ireland Moss Haverthwaite SD334844 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 21C. 90 mins walk.
10 Jun 2018 Common Heath 20 White Moss Broughton in Furness SD218855 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace New brood.
9 Jun 2018 Common Heath 1 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
8 Jun 2018 Common Heath 2 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD3382 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent Common Heath
7 Jun 2018 Common Heath 5 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
3 Jun 2018 Common Heath 1 Finsthwaite Heights Finsthwaite SD359882 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
2 Jun 2018 Common Heath 7 Foulshaw Moss Foulshaw SD457835 VC69 Westmorland Janice Sutton 13507.jpeg
23 May 2018 Common Heath 25 North Walney NNR Barrow-in-Furness SD171721 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
12 May 2018 Common Heath 1 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton in Furness SD229858 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Far end of circular boardwalk, where path becomes grassy.
12 May 2018 Common Heath 16 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton in Furness SD228858 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Either side of the old boardwalk.
6 May 2018 Common Heath 3 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD345808 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 100% sun. At least 3. Probable sighting of a holly blue flying (...)
19 Apr 2018 Common Heath 2 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443818 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun, westerly breeze, 20deg.C.
19 Jun 2017 Common Heath 2 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD457842 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Very hot 27oC. Sunny.
7 Jun 2017 Common Heath 14 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
23 Jun 2016 Common Heath 30 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD4481 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Approx number. Hot sunshine, strong breeze. 90 mins.
27 May 2016 Common Heath 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY134023 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
27 May 2016 Common Heath 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY131022 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
27 May 2016 Common Heath 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY125019 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
27 May 2016 Common Heath 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY137024 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
27 May 2016 Common Heath 25 Talkin Fell Brampton NY571565 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Many seen on heather over a wide area
22 May 2016 Common Heath 2 Potter Fell Burneside SD501991 VC69 Westmorland Sue Shiels 1 male, 1 female
21 Apr 2016 Common Heath 2 Meathop Moss Ulpha SD447820 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Sunny 4690.jpeg
23 Jun 2015 Common Heath 50 Meathop Moss Meathop SD442819 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Very common, difficult to put a number to.
12 Jun 2015 Common Heath 9 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY134023 VC70 Cumberland Allan Rodda GR edited by MT 14/10/15
12 Jun 2015 Common Heath 4 Glenderaterra Keswick NY293284 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan
12 Jun 2015 Common Heath 4 Skiddaw House Keswick NY301316 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan
12 Jun 2015 Common Heath 50 Snab Keswick NY318322 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan There must have been 100s here on the heather
6 Jun 2015 Common Heath 5 Hallsenna Moor National Nature Reserve Sellafield NY065006 VC70 Cumberland Martin Chadwick
23 Apr 2015 Common Heath 5 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD442818 VC69 Westmorland Karen Bullimore
21 Apr 2015 Common Heath 2 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
30 Jun 2014 Common Heath 4 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD4481 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey
11 Jun 2014 Common Heath 30 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD428829 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
20 Apr 2014 Common Heath 8 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Seen out on the Moss, very skittish took me ages to get a (...)