Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Grayling

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
30 Aug 2018 Grayling 5 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 20oC sunny
29 Aug 2018 Grayling 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 2 hour walk. 19C 95% sun.
25 Aug 2018 Grayling 13 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
21 Aug 2018 Grayling 12 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 22oC 50% sun
21 Aug 2018 Grayling 1 Farleton Fell Holme SD541803 Tom Dunbar
19 Aug 2018 Grayling 1 Holme Park Fell Lower Clawthorpe SD5376779117 Tom Dunbar Active in dull weather.
13 Aug 2018 Grayling 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190716 David Eastlick sunny, stiff westerly breeze. On bare ground
11 Aug 2018 Grayling 30 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 22oC 80% sun
11 Aug 2018 Grayling 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD455847 Lynne Farrell Early in the morning
11 Aug 2018 Grayling 15 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
9 Aug 2018 Grayling 2 Askam shore Askam SD2077 Lynne Farrell
9 Aug 2018 Grayling 50 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD450852 Peter Howard Minimum count. 90%sunshine, 19 oC
8 Aug 2018 Grayling 4 Whitbarrow White Scar Whitbarrow SD460853 David Phillips Brief visit with Cumbria BC 16700.jpeg
8 Aug 2018 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD4521777095 Richard Evans Overcast and windy. 16411.jpeg
6 Aug 2018 Grayling 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD193725 Chris Winnick 19oC overcast A second generation!
6 Aug 2018 Grayling 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace Overcast. 19C. 2 hr site walk with Chris Winnick.
5 Aug 2018 Grayling 22 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460852 Chris Winnick 22oC Sunny
5 Aug 2018 Grayling 18 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Chris Winnick 22oC Sunny
5 Aug 2018 Grayling 6 Newbiggin Crags Holme SD547795 Finn Bugge
5 Aug 2018 Grayling 14 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
4 Aug 2018 Grayling 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick On Buddleia
1 Aug 2018 Grayling 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD453773 Jeremy Bartlett
1 Aug 2018 Grayling 25 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
31 Jul 2018 Grayling 18 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Jeremy Bartlett
30 Jul 2018 Grayling 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD451772 Jeremy Bartlett
27 Jul 2018 Grayling 3 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD455858 Chris Winnick 27oC sunny one on a very dry path!
27 Jul 2018 Grayling 7 Ravens Farm Levens SD461854 Chris Winnick 26oC 80% sun
27 Jul 2018 Grayling 27 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Chris Winnick 27oC sunny
27 Jul 2018 Grayling 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 Martin Chadwick 16.00 to 16.20. T29C. Sunny on Buddleia
26 Jul 2018 Grayling 28 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 26oC 90% sun
26 Jul 2018 Grayling 8 Arnside Knott Arnside SD453773 Tom and Felix Fitter
24 Jul 2018 Grayling 1 Mealpot Rd Maryport NY036361 Keith Hamilton
22 Jul 2018 Grayling 4 Arnside Knott Arnside SD453773 Mike Gregory 19degrees, overcast, light breeze
21 Jul 2018 Grayling 6 Arnside Knott Arnside SD455773 Mike Gregory
19 Jul 2018 Grayling 1 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD434879 Chris Winnick 23oC 70% sun
19 Jul 2018 Grayling 10 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD459852 David Eastlick sunny, warm, light breeze
18 Jul 2018 Grayling 4 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD455858 Chris Winnick 22oC 30% sun
18 Jul 2018 Grayling 26 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 24oC 50% sun
18 Jul 2018 Grayling 13 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Chris Winnick 24oC 50% sun
15 Jul 2018 Grayling 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 Helen Wallace 18.00-19.00 18c. 15160.jpeg
15 Jul 2018 Grayling 3 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD456850 Ian Tallon 15.05 - 16.30pm
14 Jul 2018 Grayling 10 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452772 H Shacklock 10
14 Jul 2018 Grayling 4 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452772 Mike Gregory
11 Jul 2018 Grayling 13 Arnside Knott Arnside SD4577 Dave O'Brien 14987.jpeg
9 Jul 2018 Grayling 19 Bell Rake Witherslack SD4387 Dave O'Brien 14904.jpeg
9 Jul 2018 Grayling 1 High Park Wood Witherslack SD4386 Dave O'Brien Also on a dead tree-trunk
9 Jul 2018 Grayling 1 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD4387 Dave O'Brien Very surprised to see this in the woodland. Settled on a dead (...) 14892.jpeg
9 Jul 2018 Grayling 2 Holme Park Quarry LNR Clawthorpe SD540784 Mike Gregory .
8 Jul 2018 Grayling 2 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 Martin Partridge Bright sunny day very calm 24 C
5 Jul 2018 Grayling 9 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452775 David Bradley
4 Jul 2018 Grayling 12 Hutton Roof NNR Burton-in-Kendal SD551777 Chris Winnick 250C Full sun
1 Jul 2018 Grayling 13 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 Helen Wallace 28C. 95 min walk.
1 Jul 2018 Grayling 1 Arnside village Arnside SD455785 Lynne Farrell Feeding and resting in front garden on Centaurea 'Silver (...)
29 Jun 2018 Grayling 2 Middlebarrow Quarry Silverdale SD4697276831 Richard Evans Just a few minutes observation from path parallel to railway (...)
25 Jun 2018 Grayling 3 Whitbarrow Witherslack SD4410087000 Mr S Cowley BC member north east My first ever photos of this (...)
24 Jun 2018 Grayling 5 Whitbarrow White Scar Mill side SD459849 Martin Chadwick 40 minutes observation in 100% sun. Temp 22C
24 Jun 2018 Grayling 3 Holme Park Fell Burton-in-Kendal SD5463779962 Richard Evans 14483.jpeg
22 Jun 2018 Grayling 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 Andrew Rhodes
22 Jun 2018 Grayling 41 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD461853 Chris Winnick 20oC 80% .Most concentrated into a small 'hotspot'.
22 Jun 2018 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD45537757 Rosa Menendez
22 Jun 2018 Grayling 5 Arnside Knott Arnside SD45697731 Rosa Menendez
22 Jun 2018 Grayling 6 Arnside Knott Arnside SD455772 Rosa Menendez
22 Jun 2018 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD454772 Rosa Menendez
12 Jun 2018 Grayling 3 Whitbarrow White Scar Whitbarrow SD460852 Brian Chandler
11 Jun 2018 Grayling 9 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452774 Linda & Arthur Pennington
2 Sep 2017 Grayling 9 Farleton Knott Burton-in-Kendal SD548791 Sue
2 Sep 2017 Grayling 9 Farleton Knott Burton-in-Kendal SD547795 Sue
24 Aug 2017 Grayling 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190708 Ian Tallon All on track/path next to railway. 10.30am -13.00pm
17 Aug 2017 Grayling 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192724 Chris Winnick 20oC 80% sun
16 Aug 2017 Grayling 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace Started sunny then overcast
10 Aug 2017 Grayling 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Chris Winnick 19oC 80% sun
9 Aug 2017 Grayling 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace 60 mins. 16C. 60% sun.
7 Aug 2017 Grayling 7 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD459853 Chris Winnick 19oC 70% sun
1 Aug 2017 Grayling 3 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452772 Neil Freeman
30 Jul 2017 Grayling 6 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 18oC 50% sun
25 Jul 2017 Grayling 2 Hampsfell, Longlands Allotment Cartmel SD396798 D K Jackson On dry screes, above Heaning Wood
25 Jul 2017 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD455775 Karen Bullimore
24 Jul 2017 Grayling 26 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Chris Winnick 20oC 70% sun...including mating pair
24 Jul 2017 Grayling 3 Helsington Barrows Brigsteer SD488908 Karen Bullimore
24 Jul 2017 Grayling 4 Helsington Barrows Brigsteer SD485896 Karen Bullimore
24 Jul 2017 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456777 Pete Kinsella
23 Jul 2017 Grayling 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace 90% overcast. 2 hours.
23 Jul 2017 Grayling 10 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452774 Linda & Arthur Pennington
18 Jul 2017 Grayling 7 Bell Rake Witherslack SD4387 Dave O'Brien
18 Jul 2017 Grayling 16 Helsington Barrows Brigsteer SD4982291218 Tom Dunbar undercount; Pile of Stones
17 Jul 2017 Grayling 25 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 23oC 100% Sun
16 Jul 2017 Grayling 6 Arnside Knott Arnside SD450772 Chris Winnick 20oC 80% Sun
16 Jul 2017 Grayling 5 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD459852 John Mounsey Full sun, sheltered from wind.
16 Jul 2017 Grayling 1 Holme Park Quarry LNR Clawthorpe SD538782 Sarah Mitchell 10713.jpeg
14 Jul 2017 Grayling 22 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460853 Chris Winnick 18oC 80% sun
13 Jul 2017 Grayling 20 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460853 Chris Winnick 19oC 80% sun
13 Jul 2017 Grayling 30 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456774 Graeme Baker
12 Jul 2017 Grayling 9 Arnside Knott Arnside SD4577 Dave O'Brien 10529.jpeg
12 Jul 2017 Grayling 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace 100% sun. 20c. Wind 2.
12 Jul 2017 Grayling 1 Old Park Wood Cark SD332784 Martin Chadwick
10 Jul 2017 Grayling 3 Hampsfell Lindale SD406798 Chris Winnick 18oC 50% sun.
5 Jul 2017 Grayling 5 Hutton Roof Hutton SD549775 Chris Winnick 18oC 50% Sun
5 Jul 2017 Grayling 3 Arnside Knott Arnside SD458774 Michael Williams
3 Jul 2017 Grayling 5 Holme Park Quarry LNR Clawthorpe SD537792 Chris Winnick 15oc 20% sun
2 Jul 2017 Grayling 7 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD451770 David Gower 4 p m sunny
2 Jul 2017 Grayling 4 Arnside Knott Arnside SD450768 Matthew Ross 10093.jpeg
1 Jul 2017 Grayling 9 Farrer's Allotment Witherslack SD450857 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong Sunny, light breeze
30 Jun 2017 Grayling 15 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452774 David Gower 2.40 PM, sunny
26 Jun 2017 Grayling 6 Arnside Knott Arnside SD449772 Chris Winnick 18oC 40-60% sun Most recently emerged males.
18 Jun 2017 Grayling 12 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452774 Linda & Arthur Pennington
17 Jun 2017 Grayling 10 Arnside Knott Arnside SD454776 Tom O'Boyle and Kate Blomfield
2 Sep 2016 Grayling 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD459853 Tom Dunbar 7407.jpeg
27 Aug 2016 Grayling 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD461855 Bryan Ingleby On buddleia and on rocks
23 Aug 2016 Grayling 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460853 Chris Winnick 22oC 80% sun...all on Buddleia
21 Aug 2016 Grayling 2 Whitbarrow Brigsteer SD440872 Roger Fellows
17 Aug 2016 Grayling 2 Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD185787 Helen Wallace Two hours, full sun.
15 Aug 2016 Grayling 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace
15 Aug 2016 Grayling 3 Whitbarrow Scar North Sampool Bridge SD4612685438 Tom Dunbar 2 Graylings trying desperately to disrupt the nectaring!
10 Aug 2016 Grayling 8 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace 1hour 45'. Overcast. !5c.
10 Aug 2016 Grayling 4 Farrer's Allotment Witherslack SD454858 Tom Dunbar Field trip
6 Aug 2016 Grayling 36 Farleton Knott Burton-in-Kendal SD550795 Sue and Finn Bugge
1 Aug 2016 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD4577 Dave O'Brien
31 Jul 2016 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Wood Arnside SD453776 Phil Byle
29 Jul 2016 Grayling 12 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460853 Chris Winnick 22oC 70% sun
29 Jul 2016 Grayling 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD451772 Simon Fenner 6591.jpeg
27 Jul 2016 Grayling 10 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace Full sun. 1pm-2.30pm
26 Jul 2016 Grayling 1 Hutton Roof Crags Arnside SD558783 Steve and Maggie East
22 Jul 2016 Grayling 1 Arnside Point Arnside SD461734 Steve and Maggie East
21 Jul 2016 Grayling 3 Hyton Bootle SD085877 Helen Wallace Hedgerows
19 Jul 2016 Grayling 5 Whitbarrow NNR Witherslack SD442871 Brian Snell All over the site
19 Jul 2016 Grayling 1 Clawthorpe Quarry reserve Holme SD539694 Phil Byle
19 Jul 2016 Grayling 1 Burton Fell Burton-in-Kendal SD546778 Stephen Matthewman
17 Jul 2016 Grayling 9 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace Resting on stones in 3 different areas.
16 Jul 2016 Grayling 15 Burton Fell Clawthorpe SD548777 Martin Chadwick 4 hours on Burton Fell.
16 Jul 2016 Grayling 15 Burton Fell Clawthorpe SD551779 Martin Chadwick
14 Jul 2016 Grayling 2 Whitbarrow NNR Witherslack SD441870 Dave O'Brien
14 Jul 2016 Grayling 4 Holmepark Quarry Nature Reserve Clawthorpe SD533788 Sarah Mitchell
13 Jul 2016 Grayling 20 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192726 Martin Chadwick Eleven of these were on a small area of "shingle" at the north (...)
13 Jul 2016 Grayling 6 Arnside Knott Arnside SD450771 Nigel Maden On a rocky limestone face on the ascent from the car park to the (...) 6076.jpeg
12 Jul 2016 Grayling 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace 3-5pm. 16c. Sunny. Windy.
7 Jul 2016 Grayling 15 Holmepark Quarry Nature Reserve Holme SD533788 Chris Winnick Only 10% sun but 19oC
6 Jul 2016 Grayling 4 Hutton Roof Hutton SD551771 Chris Winnick 15oC 20% sun.
5 Jul 2016 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 Jul 2016 Grayling 14 Arnside Knott Wood Arnside SD451778 Graeme Baker
27 Jun 2016 Grayling 1 Withheld Withheld NY000000 Tom Dunbar Withheld 5867.jpeg
23 Jun 2016 Grayling 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460848 Ian Tallon 11.00am - 12.00pm My first this year
23 Jun 2016 Grayling 4 Arnside Park Arnside SD440770 Tom Dunbar On the scree en route back to the carpark.
22 Jun 2016 Grayling 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD481771 Janet Mayes 10;30 very hot 5831.jpeg
18 Jun 2016 Grayling 6 Far Arnside Far Arnside SD445765 Karen Bullimore On cliff path
8 Jun 2016 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452771 Simon Fenner on the path leading down the south slope 5477.jpeg
3 Sep 2015 Grayling 1 Walney Channel slag bank Barrow-in-Furness SD188708 Ian Tallon
30 Aug 2015 Grayling 3 White Scar Whitbarrow partial Levens SD550788 Tom Dunbar 3737.jpeg
23 Aug 2015 Grayling 4 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD462861 Chris Winnick 24oC, bright with 50% sun.
23 Aug 2015 Grayling 4 Workington Workington NX984295 John Callion
18 Aug 2015 Grayling 4 Workington old Steelworks Workington NX985271 John Callion hAZY sun 19 degrees
17 Aug 2015 Grayling 12 Hutton Roof Common Burton-in-Kendal SD548779 Chris Winnick 20oC and50% sun. Little wind.
16 Aug 2015 Grayling 2 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995308 K Hamilton
13 Aug 2015 Grayling 1 Farrer's Allotment Witherslack SD454858 Tom Dunbar
13 Aug 2015 Grayling 1 Whitbarrow NNR Witherslack SD454869 Tom Dunbar Along main ride.
12 Aug 2015 Grayling 3 Arnside Knott Arnside SD457789 John Jakeman
12 Aug 2015 Grayling 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD440870 Tom Dunbar
11 Aug 2015 Grayling 5 Holme Park Fell Holme SD547802 Tom Dunbar
6 Aug 2015 Grayling 1 Dunnerholme lane Askam SD215777 Helen Wallace Basking on stony path. 18 deg C
5 Aug 2015 Grayling 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD449772 Chris Winnick
1 Aug 2015 Grayling 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD448775 Dave Higginson-Tranter
1 Aug 2015 Grayling 2 Withheld Withheld NY000000 G Ashworth
30 Jul 2015 Grayling 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick
24 Jul 2015 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD4477 Peter Howard very worn
18 Jul 2015 Grayling 1 Eaves Wood Silverdale SD461760 Tom Dunbar
15 Jul 2015 Grayling 12 Arnside Knott/Heathwaite Arnside SD454772 Graeme Baker
15 Jul 2015 Grayling 1 Middlebarrow Quarry Arnside SD469770 Martin Elsworth
14 Jul 2015 Grayling 9 Dalton Crags Hutton Roof SD553768 Tom Dunbar Defended territories when DGFs dared enter.
12 Jul 2015 Grayling 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD459832 Ian Tallon
12 Jul 2015 Grayling 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390768 Martin Chadwick
12 Jul 2015 Grayling 3 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD461854 Tom Dunbar
9 Jul 2015 Grayling 11 Arnside Knott Arnside SD457789 Sarah Mitchell
30 Jun 2015 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 Tim Wilcox
25 Jul 2014 Grayling 1 Lowca Cliff Top Path Lowca NX977215 Irene Stephenson 1122.jpeg
24 Jul 2014 Grayling 1 Blindcrake rural garden Blindcrake NY13 M C Dixon on buddleia, very surprising despite a male and female in (...) 1096.jpeg
22 Jul 2014 Grayling 9 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD457847 Chris Winnick 24oC and bright sunshine....all White Scar butterflies seen in (...)
21 Jul 2014 Grayling 7 Hutton Roof Common Burton-in-Kendal SD547778 Chris Winnick 22oC and 50% sun with a very light wind. All seen over a period (...)
13 Jul 2014 Grayling 17 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995305 K Hamilton 955.jpeg
1 Jul 2014 Grayling 1 Marble Quarry, Beetham Milnthorpe SD497784 Marian Owen
22 Jun 2014 Grayling 7 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 Tom Dunbar My earliest ever sightings.
16 Jun 2014 Grayling 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD454773 Angela & Michael Newhouse On steep slope,south side in woodland clearing. Good views as (...)