Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Hummingbird Hawk-moth

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
24 Sep 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Very fresh looking. Visited garden 3 times to nectar on (...)
16 Sep 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels On honeysuckle flowers
15 Aug 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 3 Home garden Troutbeck Cumbria NY414007 Stephen Sutton 23147.jpeg
5 Aug 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 2 White Scar Whitbarrow partial Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell 22717.jpeg
4 Aug 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Brigham Hill Mansion Brigham, Cockermouth NY086303 Martyn Fletcher Feeding on Buddleia. Slo-mo vid here (...)
3 Aug 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Grizedale Forest Coniston SD333979 Mo Richards
31 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
29 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Brigham Hill Mansion Brigham, Cockermouth NY086303 Martyn Fletcher Seen feeding on budlea flower nectar. Short video recording of (...)
28 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 2 White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 19oC.bright but little sun..
28 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Buddleia. 22016.jpeg
26 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Buddleia 21918.jpeg
15 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Nobles Park Kendal SD538847 Brian and Lindsey Snell
15 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Cumwhinton Carlisle NY402557 Jeremy Smith
14 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Calvert Court Endmoor SD538847 Brian and Lindsey Snell
3 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Skinburness Silloth NY124558 John Callion
29 Jun 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD545785 David Phillips Seen briefly by two observers on Lancs BC trip
29 Jun 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Grange over Sands SD403781 Garry Richards Feeding on flowers of a ramble in the garden.
6 Oct 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Grasmere Garden Centre Grasmere NY336073 Steve Kirtley Sorry to submit this late.... I found my note when I was having (...)
27 Sep 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
24 Sep 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden 16 LA11 7JA Grange over Sands SD403777 David Eastlick sunny, on buddlea
17 Sep 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell 3 visits during the day. Nectaring mainly on Buddleia. 17381.jpeg
6 Sep 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell First one in my garden. Nectaring on Buddleia.
31 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Broughton Mills Broughton in Furness SD222905 Tom and Felix Fitter
29 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Egremont NY006105 J butterworth Flying round red flowers in the garden , very shy and was hard (...) 16950.jpeg
28 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Ulverston SD287766 Helen Wallace On buddleia. Late afternoon. 16C. Overcast.
28 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden Millom Millom SD167803 Margaret Rose Johnston My garden Feeding on Verbena rigida at 16.00 hours, temperature (...)
25 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 3 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
21 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 22oC 50% sun
21 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Aikbank Waverton NY228013 Peter Ritson On Valerian
14 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 2 Smardale Gill Smardale NY724065 Ian Watts 1pm, grey skies, 17oC. Both busy nectaring on thistles.
12 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 6 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY725067 Chris Winnick 21oC 20% sun very humid....the most I have seen for along time.
11 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 22oC 80% sun. ...they are having a fantastic second generation. (...)
11 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitbarrow NNR Witherslack SD451848 Lynne Farrell Fresh and flying fast over my boots
9 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD450852 Peter Howard 90%sunshine, 19 oC
7 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD318872 Tom and Felix Fitter
5 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460852 Chris Winnick 22oC Sunny
5 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Chris Winnick 22oC Sunny
5 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell 16338.jpeg
3 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Bandrake Head Oxen Park SD314875 Hilary Smith REcord from house owner, not confirmed but he recognised it from (...)
31 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Jeremy Bartlett Buddleia flowers
27 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Ravens Farm Levens SD461854 Chris Winnick 26oC 80% sun
26 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Smardale Gill Smardale SD440828 Andrew Cornall Watched for many minutes quite close. Video record taken
26 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 2 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727069 David Phillips Both seen between Smardale Gill viaduct and the railway bridge. (...)
25 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Orchard Barn Mockerkin NY09032321 Thalia Sparke
22 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY730070 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 10.40-15.30 Overcast What a great day ! 15566.jpeg
18 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Chris Winnick 24oC 50% sun...on Buddleia
14 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
5 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Garden, next to How Farm Portinscale NY247243 Tony Marsh My garden Feeding on Verbena Boniarensis and Buddleia 14694.jpeg
9 Jun 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 St Bees train station St Bees NX970119 Chris Roughley Around the Valerian at station car park. 14-30.
2 Sep 2017 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Furness Abbey Barrow-in-Furness SD218717 Chris Winnick 19oC 90% sun... on buddleia near entrance.
29 Jul 2017 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Duddon Moss Foxfield SD215851 Louise McGurk
24 Jul 2017 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Blencathra Centre Threlkeld NY303255 Tom O'Boyle
3 Jul 2017 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Latterbarrow Witherslack Witherslack SD440828 Andrew Cornall Seen well for several minutes.
5 Aug 2016 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Allonby Springlea caravan site Allonby NY082432 Nicholas Johnston Feeding on petunias
4 Aug 2016 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Allithwaite Allithwaite SD387767 Martin Chadwick On Buddleia at edge of playing fields
18 Sep 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Nectaring on Red Valerian, 6 pm, cloud/sun. The fourth seen on (...)
10 Sep 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Skinburness Old hotel corner Skinburness NY127559 Irene Stephenson On Buddleia
23 Jul 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Whitehaven garden Whitehaven NX980177 Irene Stephenson Feeding on carnation pinks
16 Jul 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Feeding on Red Valerian. 3rd in the garden this year.
15 Jul 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Middlebarrow Quarry Arnside SD469770 Martin Elsworth 2889.jpeg
8 Jul 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Trying to escape from our glazed in porch. Second one this year. (...)
6 Jul 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Ulverston The Alps Ulverston SD288782 Helen Wallace 10am & overcast. Nectaring on hedgerow.
24 Jun 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Nectaring on Red Valerian, Centranthus ruber. 19.30, 16 deg.C, (...)
6 Oct 2014 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Kendal garden yard Kendal SD510933 Clare Satterthwaite Feeding from purple flowers
23 Jun 2014 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Kirkhead Grange-over-Sands SD392755 Martin Chadwick Nectaring on birds foot trefoil and rock rose