Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Emperor Moth

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
25 Jun 2020 Emperor Moth 1 Glenridding Common Glenridding NY359176 VC69 Westmorland Pete Barron
28 May 2020 Emperor Moth 1 Killington Reservoir shore Old Hutton SD598914 VC69 Westmorland Gary Gould Emperor 1 male
25 May 2020 Emperor Moth 1 Carrock Fell Caldbeck NY317352 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON M. Resting on ground. V. Worn
12 Apr 2020 Emperor Moth 6 Rusland Moss NNR Rusland SD334886 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
10 Jul 2019 Emperor Moth 1 Swindale Valley Shap NY504118 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC 80% dull.....caterpillar on food plant
18 Jun 2019 Emperor Moth 1 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter Caterpillar
17 May 2019 Emperor Moth 2 Jockey Shield area Carlisle NY569554 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Sunny and windy 18degrees. Seen over wide area .
23 Apr 2019 Emperor Moth 1 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD431824 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Male attracted to pheromone lure
13 May 2018 Emperor Moth 5 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton in Furness SD225856 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 3 males, 1 pair. 100% sun. Wind 2 12984.jpeg
6 May 2018 Emperor Moth 2 Meathop Moss Levens SD447811 VC69 Westmorland Rob McDougall Both males
16 Jul 2017 Emperor Moth 1 Foulshaw Moss Witherslack SD459836 VC69 Westmorland Janice Sutton Caterpillar 12331.jpeg
5 Jul 2015 Emperor Moth 7 Haystacks Buttermere (south east of) NY204130 VC70 Cumberland Paul Stark Between Hopper Quarry and Hay Stacks
12 Jun 2015 Emperor Moth 1 Low Pike Caldbeck NY319378 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Sitting on the path, happily climbed on my hand. Amazing!
7 Jun 2015 Emperor Moth 1 Birker Fell Ulpha SD188947 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank female
23 Apr 2015 Emperor Moth 1 Sandscale Haws Dalton-in-Furness SD199757 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Female on Salix repens. Had looked for this moth at Meathop 2 (...)
18 May 2014 Emperor Moth 1 Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY257583 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy One female seen from the path through the moss marked by (...) 358.jpeg
5 May 2014 Emperor Moth 1 Silver Meadows Bassenthwaite NY195305 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton 375.jpeg