Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Northern Winter Moth

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
11 Nov 2020 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38715734 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Male perched on trunk of birch tree in largely birch woodland. (...) 29815.jpeg
14 Nov 2019 Northern Winter Moth 4 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY542590 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy All found on fenceposts at the edge of woodland to the west of (...) 24487.jpeg
1 Dec 2018 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY384581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found perched on a rusty metal post in birch (...) 17753.jpeg
24 Nov 2018 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY565616 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found on a fencepost by the roadside. (...) 17751.jpeg
12 Nov 2018 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385579 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Female found on a post in birch woodland. Measured at about 8mm (...) 17730.jpeg
11 Oct 2018 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Greenside Kendal SD510924 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey To lighted window. Almost white hind wing.
8 Nov 2017 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found on fencepost. Id based on wing length. 12599.jpeg
25 Nov 2016 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD337874 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey On the ground under dead leaves. Found by accident while (...) 8126.jpeg
10 Nov 2016 Northern Winter Moth 5 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Northern Winter Moth (females?) confirmed by MC Nov 2016. All (...) 8121.jpeg
6 Dec 2015 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386580 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Winter Moth/Northern Winter Moth (female)? Similar length to (...) 4502.jpeg
4 Dec 2015 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277568 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Northern Winter Moth (female)? This is the closest match I can (...) 4501.jpeg