Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Winter Moth

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
23 Dec 2019 Winter Moth 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Male, to lighted window.
24 Nov 2019 Winter Moth 1 Watch Hill Wood Hayton NY522584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on a fencepost at the woodland edge. Not a great photo (...) 24491.jpeg
14 Nov 2019 Northern Winter Moth 4 Talkin Tarn Brampton NY542590 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy All found on fenceposts at the edge of woodland to the west of (...) 24487.jpeg
28 Dec 2018 Winter Moth 2 Borrowdale YHA Rosthwaite NY254142 VC70 Cumberland Tony Moverley Attracted to outside lights of Youth Hostel; on window.
3 Dec 2018 Winter Moth 3 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female on a fencepost with 7-Spot Ladybird. Three (...) 17756.jpeg
1 Dec 2018 Northern Winter Moth 1 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 Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY565616 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found on a fencepost by the roadside. (...) 17751.jpeg
23 Nov 2018 Winter Moth 2 Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy One of two flightless females found on fenceposts, about 10m (...) 17750.jpeg
12 Nov 2018 Northern Winter Moth 1 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 Greenside Kendal SD510924 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey To lighted window. Almost white hind wing.
3 Dec 2017 Winter Moth 7 Talkin Tarn Brampton NY5459 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Females found on fenceposts at various locations in or at the (...)
30 Nov 2017 Winter Moth 1 Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY387575 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Male perched on signpost. WM suggested as opposed to NWM as (...) 12614.jpeg
18 Nov 2017 Winter Moth 1 Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY388588 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female perched on handrail of wooden bridge in (...) 12606.jpeg
14 Nov 2017 Winter Moth 1 Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found on fencepost under oak tree (measured at (...) 12604.jpeg
8 Nov 2017 Northern Winter Moth 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found on fencepost. Id based on wing length. 12599.jpeg
8 Nov 2017 Winter Moth 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on trunk of conifer tree. 12600.jpeg
10 Dec 2016 Winter Moth 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274566 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Female on fencepost. Id based on measured length of 6-7mm and (...)
27 Nov 2016 Winter Moth 2 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Winter Moth identified by MC Dec 2016 Both found on fence posts (...) 8127.jpeg
25 Nov 2016 Northern Winter Moth 1 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 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 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 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277568 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Northern Winter Moth (female)? This is the closest match I can (...) 4501.jpeg
16 Nov 2014 Winter Moth 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Winter Moth (Operophtera brumata) on fence-post at edge of (...)