Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Silver-ground Carpet

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
25 Jul 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Waitby Greenriggs Kirkby Stephen NY757086 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass One seen on dullish humid afternoon 27902.jpeg
25 Jun 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Disturbed from garden vegetation.
16 Jun 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Helsington Barrows Kendal SD4889 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey One hour. Warm, still, muggy.
13 Jun 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 3 Longsleddale Kendal NY481068 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows Spread out along the valley bottom.
11 Jun 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
2 Jun 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
2 Jun 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Aikbank Wigton NY218459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON
30 May 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
27 May 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
26 May 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Willington wood Ulverston SD293752 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 17c. 14.30 25804.jpeg
25 May 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Waitby Greenriggs Kirkby Stephen NY757085 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass on some brash 25790.jpeg
14 May 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Male 25689.jpeg
21 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317884 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
19 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD316878 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
18 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
18 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 2 Meathop Moss Meathop SD443819 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
16 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 3 Kentmere Lake Staveley NY454029 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
15 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Grizedale Forest Coniston SD333979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Sunny spells pm
15 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317883 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
9 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 3 Irton Fell Nether Wasdale NY122020 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
1 Jun 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY271568 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
26 May 2019 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick Dull....except 60 mins. sun!
1 Jul 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY730070 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 14597.jpeg
12 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 25c. Overcast.
12 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Potter Fell Burneside SD521988 VC69 Westmorland Sue Shiels
9 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 2 Swarthmoor Ulverston SD284768 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Field at the back of swarthmoor hall
8 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3187 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent
8 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3188 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley (Argent Minimum count
7 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 10 Kendal Fell Kendal SD506932 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Approx. number. Couldn't identify them all. 21 deg.C, full sun, (...)
7 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Glasson Moss Glasson NY2360 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
6 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Claife Heights area Far Sawrey SD382962 VC69 Westmorland Tony Moverley
3 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 17271.jpeg
1 Jun 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 13502.jpeg
30 May 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Derwentwater Hostel Keswick NY268200 VC70 Cumberland Alex Helliwell
29 May 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD536785 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Sunny and warm, but strong gusty wind.
25 May 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190716 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Or purple bar? Not sure of I.D. 13326.jpeg
23 May 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Ormsgill Quarry Barrow-in-Furness SD201717 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace In bracken.
5 Jul 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 1 River Lowther Askham NY516221 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
17 Jun 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Latterbarrow Witherslack Witherslack SD440828 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
14 Jun 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Greystoke Forest Hutton Roof, Greystoke NY384344 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell Sunny spells. Sheltered.
13 Jun 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 1 River Lowther Askham NY516221 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
9 Jun 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 4 Soddy Gap Great Broughton NY063331 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
9 Jun 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 2 River Lowther Askham NY516221 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
7 Jun 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD3387 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey In sheltered woodland. Cloudy, strong wind outside wood.
1 Jun 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 1 River Lowther Askham NY516221 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
6 Jun 2016 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Burns Beck Moss Killington SD5987 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun, light breeze, 29deg. C. 13.15-14.45. 5393.jpeg
2 Jun 2016 Silver-ground Carpet 2 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason Silver-ground Carpet confirmed MC Nov 2016 5236.jpeg
7 Jul 2015 Silver-ground Carpet 3 Clawthorpe Quarry reserve Burton-in-Kendal SD535780 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
5 Jul 2015 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Distington Wood area Distington NY015234 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
3 Jul 2015 Silver-ground Carpet 6 The Helm Oxenholme SD529891 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
30 Jun 2015 Silver-ground Carpet 10 The Helm Oxenholme SD529891 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
27 Jun 2015 Silver-ground Carpet 3 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1302 VC70 Cumberland N Godden, C Clay GR edited by MT 14/10/15
12 Jun 2015 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Ulpha garden Ulpha SD213954 VC69 Westmorland James Brockbank
7 Jun 2015 Silver-ground Carpet 2 Workington Workington NX9928 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
3 Jun 2015 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Yewtree Tarn Coniston NY322005 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
11 Jun 2014 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Waitby Greenriggs Waitby NY759083 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey