Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Silver Hook

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
18 Jun 2019 Silver Hook 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY136022 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 19683.jpeg
25 Jun 2018 Silver Hook 1 Sandscale Haws Dalton-in-Furness SD198754 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
13 Jun 2018 Silver Hook 2 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On open ground recently cleared of gorse.
8 Jun 2018 Silver Hook 15 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3188 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent Minimum count
22 May 2018 Silver Hook 1 Walney Island Barrow-in-Furness SD167706 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 90 min walk. 100% sun. 13243.jpeg
2 Jun 2017 Silver Hook 3 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD335879 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun, calm.
31 May 2017 Silver Hook 3 Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Near the ponds
1 Jul 2016 Silver Hook 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128022 VC70 Cumberland Dan Hoare
14 Jun 2016 Silver Hook 4 Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY255588 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Along the path to the viewing platform.
8 Jun 2016 Silver Hook 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY130019 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
29 May 2016 Silver Hook 1 Lillyhall Workington NY045265 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
27 May 2016 Silver Hook 1 Glasson Moss Glasson NY235595 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy
10 Jun 2015 Silver Hook 5 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273569 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Also a Four-dotted Footman
8 Jun 2014 Silver Hook Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbride NY271569 VC70 Cumberland Stephen Lowther Numerous seen, but an exact count not recorded.