Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Dark Tussock

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Sightings Display Basic Mode Help

The basic mode displays sightings for a particular month or year for which data exist. Sightings data for either butterflies, moths, or both, can be displayed.

To select a time period for the sightings, use the mouse to select a value from the Date drop-down menu and click the Update button to refresh the table.

To select a group, such as butterfly or moth, use the mouse to select a value from the Group drop-down menu and click the Update button to refresh the table.

Selecting the asterisk, *, in a drop-down menu matches sightings records against all available values for that field. For instance, selecting * for the Date matches all records which match the Group and selecting * for the Group will match records for both butterflies and moths.

Information on items which can be activated by clicking the mouse can be found by hovering with the mouse cursor over the item.

Other modes for querying sightings data can be selected by choosing a value from the Mode drop-down menu and clicking the Update button.

Other means for viewing sightings data can be selected by choosing a value from the View drop-down menu and clicking the Update button.

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