Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: High Brown Fritillary

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
9 Aug 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD450852 Peter Howard Both very worn. 90%sunshine, 19 oC
5 Aug 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
1 Aug 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell Very tatty.
31 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 3 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Jeremy Bartlett Buddleia. 2 very tatty.
27 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD455858 Chris Winnick 27oC sunny
27 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Ravens Farm Levens SD461854 Chris Winnick 26oC 80% sun
27 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Wakebarrow Levens SD458865 Chris Winnick 27oC sunny
27 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Chris Winnick 27oC sunny a little faded
26 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 3 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 26oC 90% sun
19 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD434879 Chris Winnick 23oC 70% sun
18 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 5 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD455858 Chris Winnick 22oC 30% sun still bright and rapid
18 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Wakebarrow Levens SD455864 Chris Winnick 22oC 30% sun
18 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Chris Winnick 24oC 50% sun
18 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 24oC 50% sun
15 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452772 H Shacklock
15 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Rusland SD336875 Tom and Felix Fitter
14 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 3 Holme Stinted Pastures Claw SD545785 WB,PJR Relatively easy to observe yesterday at: 54.2023,-2.7002
12 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Low Crag Wood Witherslack SD444853 Dave Wainwright
12 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Yewbarrow Witherslack SD433847 Dave Wainwright
11 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 5 Holme Park Fell Lower Burton-in-Kendal SD538782 Charles Thompson 14964.jpeg
11 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 5 Hutton Roof Crags Burton-in-Kendal SD545782 Charles Thompson
9 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 5 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD545784 David Phillips Cloudy then sunny late afternoon/early evening. 26c. 14927.jpeg
9 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 5 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD545784 David Phillips Another image of the HBF
8 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 4 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 Martin Partridge Bright sunny day very calm 24 C
7 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD444833 Jane Wheeler 14958.jpeg
7 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Barkbooth Lot Bowland Bridge SD415907 Tom and Felix Fitter
6 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD435867 Chris Winnick 25oC 80% sun
4 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 3 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD544786 Chris Winnick 250C Full sun.
4 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Hutton Roof NNR Burton-in-Kendal SD551777 Chris Winnick 250C Full sun
3 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 Angela Sharp Thank you to the gentleman who advised us to get to the site (...)
2 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD541786 Sarah Mitchell
1 Jul 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD540784 Mike Gregory 14580.jpeg
30 Jun 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Barkbooth Lot Witherslack SD417907 Mike Gregory
28 Jun 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Withheld Withheld NY000000 Chris Winnick Withheld
22 Jun 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418907 Chris Winnick 17oC 20%sun coolish breeze.
22 Jun 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD453864 Chris Winnick 20oC 80% freshly emerged.
22 Jun 2018 High Brown Fritillary 2 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 Keith Walton
22 Jun 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Redhills pasture Arnside SD45757766 Rosa Menendez
22 Jun 2018 High Brown Fritillary 1 Redhills pasture Arnside SD45647773 Rosa Menendez
15 Aug 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD435871 Richard Evans 11736.jpeg
8 Aug 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD450772 Chris Winnick 18oC 70% sun poor condition
31 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 5 Arnside Knott Arnside SD448773 Neil Freeman Condition from worn to very worn and tatty. All identified by (...) 11235.jpeg
30 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD458789 C Atherton & G McMullan 11154.jpeg
25 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD548788 Tom Dunbar Faded specimen with right wing damage.
24 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD457861 Chris Winnick 19oC 50% sun
24 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Chris Winnick 20oC 70% sun.
24 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456777 Pete Kinsella
24 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 2 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD436865 Pete Kinsella
23 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452774 Linda & Arthur Pennington
22 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 6 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD437864 Pete Kinsella Quite worn
18 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Bell Rake Witherslack SD4387 Dave O'Brien 10788.jpeg
18 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Helsington Barrows Brigsteer SD4982291218 Tom Dunbar 18 unidentified Large Frits. 24 deg windy.
17 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 Chris Winnick 23oC 100% Sun
16 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 5 Arnside Knott Arnside SD450772 Chris Winnick 20oC 80% Sun..... some very fresh.
14 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Undermillbeck Common Windermere SD418947 Martin Chadwick 200 minutes on the common. T14. Sun 5%, breezy Also six (...)
13 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 9 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456774 Graeme Baker
13 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 4 Barkbooth Lot Witherslack SD419910 Michae Foley Good conditions 10557.jpeg
12 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 5 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD417907 Chris Winnick 70% sun 18oC
12 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 6 Arnside Copridding Arnside SD4477 Dave O'Brien 6 HBF confirmed, plus 9 unidentified 10506.jpeg
12 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD4577 Dave O'Brien 1 confirmed, plus 4 unidentified. 10532.jpeg
12 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 2 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD4190 John Mounsey Full sun, light air. 2 other large Fritillaries at speed were (...) 10546.jpeg
10 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 5 Hampsfell Lindale SD406798 Chris Winnick 18oC 50% sun.....including just emerged female
8 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 4 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452773 Bryan Sykes Confirmed by underside wing pattern clear views
8 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 3 Arnside Knott Arnside SD449773 Chris Winnick 180C 90% sun
6 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD453773 Alan Draper Very hot and sunny
5 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456774 Michael Williams Thanks to Tom Dunbar for his upper wing identification criteria
5 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 2 Withheld Withheld NY000000 Nick Patel Withheld
2 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 10 Heathwaite Arnside SD450768 Matthew Ross 10092.jpeg
1 Jul 2017 High Brown Fritillary 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD449773 James Bradbury Confirmed two sightings of this species. The first was in the (...)
30 Jun 2017 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD453775 David Gower 12.30 PM, cloudy
26 Jun 2017 High Brown Fritillary 2 Holme Park Fell Burton-in-Kendal SD545788 Sue and Finn Bugge
20 Jun 2017 High Brown Fritillary 2 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD416907 Chris Winnick 23oC 80% sun freshly emerged and fast flying
17 Jun 2017 High Brown Fritillary 4 Bartkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 Sarah Mitchell Can't upload photo.
14 Aug 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Witherslack Woods Mill side SD4386 Mark Nightingale In woodland at the back of Oversands School 6992.jpeg
10 Aug 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Farrer's Allotment Witherslack SD454858 Tom Dunbar Fresh specimen with slight wing damage.
6 Aug 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Heathwaite Arnside SD448769 Mike Gregory One individual, a little ragged around the wing edges found on (...)
5 Aug 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Hampsfell Lindale SD4079 Tom Dunbar Damaged
31 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 3 Heathwaite Arnside SD452769 Iain Rogerson
30 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD454776 James Bradbury
29 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD457776 Simon Fenner Found one 'shivering' on bracken before the sun came out, but (...) 6590.jpeg
27 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Helsington Barrows Kendal SD489897 Chris Winnick 18oC 80% sun
25 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452772 Steve and Maggie East
23 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 2 High Park Wood Witherslack SD436859 Sarah Mitchell Confirmed as females by B.C. 4 other large Fritillaries flying (...) 6351.jpeg
19 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Clawthorpe Quarry reserve Holme SD538787 Phil Byle
17 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 3 Holme Park Fell Lower Clawthorpe SD540792 Tom Dunbar 1 probable HBFr
17 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD543786 Tom Dunbar
13 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 4 Arnside Knott Wood Arnside SD448773 Nigel Maden In a small clearing to the west of the main car park 6072.jpeg
7 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Holmepark Quarry Nature Reserve Holme SD533788 Chris Winnick Only 10% sun but 19oC
5 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 4 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 Sue and Finn Bugge
5 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 8 Lambhowe Plantation Lambhowe SD415915 Tom Dunbar One or two with wing damage. 5957.jpeg
3 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 7 Arnside Knott Wood Arnside SD451778 Graeme Baker
1 Jul 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Lambhowe Plantation Hubbersty Head SD4191 Tom Dunbar Perfect specimen at new location on this site. Force 3 Beaufort (...) 5910.jpeg
27 Jun 2016 High Brown Fritillary 4 Withheld Withheld NY000000 Tom Dunbar Withheld 5872.jpeg
25 Jun 2016 High Brown Fritillary 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD415907 D Jackson/Janet Denison
23 Jun 2016 High Brown Fritillary 3 Arnside Park Arnside SD440770 Tom Dunbar Freshly emerged and nectaring. 5794.jpeg
1 Sep 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Holme SD5479 Tom Dunbar September sighting in relatively good condition. 3812.jpeg
28 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Holme Fell area Holme SD5379 Tom Dunbar Is a September sighting possible? 3705.jpeg
19 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 2 Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD446772 Tom Dunbar 2 females. Warm overcast conditions.
17 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Hutton Roof Common Burton-in-Kendal SD548779 Chris Winnick 20oC and50% sun. Little wind.
15 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD454774 Tom Dunbar In a sheltered spot.
13 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Farrer's Allotment Witherslack SD454858 Tom Dunbar Fair condition
12 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 3 Arnside Knott Arnside SD457789 John Jakeman
7 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 4 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD4585 Tom Dunbar Unidentified large Fritillaries 3
5 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD449772 Chris Winnick good condition...much brighter than DGF
5 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary Arnside Knott Silverdale SD461749 Pat Cuttell 3225.jpeg
3 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD449772 Dave Viles
1 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD448775 Dave Higginson-Tranter
1 Aug 2015 High Brown Fritillary 5 Withheld Withheld NY000000 G Ashworth
31 Jul 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Marble Quarry, Beetham Beetham SD4978 Tom Dunbar Extremely worn but ided upper and underwing.
30 Jul 2015 High Brown Fritillary 4 Arnside Knott Arnside SD457789 Stefan McElwee 3102.jpeg
24 Jul 2015 High Brown Fritillary 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD4477 Peter Howard plus 7 unidentified large fritillaries
18 Jul 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Eaves Wood Silverdale SD461760 Tom Dunbar Positive id. Well done Martin and Dave.
15 Jul 2015 High Brown Fritillary 7 Arnside Knott/Heathwaite Arnside SD454772 Graeme Baker
7 Jul 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD434879 Helen Wallace
7 Jul 2015 High Brown Fritillary 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD416907 Paul Stark 39 large Fritillaries of which 6 identified
4 Jul 2015 High Brown Fritillary 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD459852 Brian Snell Basking in sun
7 Aug 2014 High Brown Fritillary 6 Farrer's Allotment Witherslack SD455856 Tom Dunbar Large Frits feeding throughout the day and hence more easily (...)
24 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 1 Barkbooth Lot Winster SD418909 Tom Dunbar
22 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 1 Linsty Hall Wood Ickenthwaite SD326904 Chris Winnick 24oC and bright sunshine.
22 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD457847 Chris Winnick 24oC and bright sunshine....all White Scar butterflies seen in (...)
22 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD479772 Tom Dunbar Unidentified HBF/DGF 3
21 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 1 Hutton Roof Common Burton-in-Kendal SD547778 Chris Winnick 22oC and 50% sun with a very light wind. All seen over a period (...)
17 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 2 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD49 Michael Foley
10 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 3 Whitbarrow NNR Witherslack SD4586 Tom Dunbar Recorded 20 DG/HB. Identified 7 DG and 3 HB of that 20. Frits (...)
9 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 1 Farrer's Allotment Witherslack SD453861 Tom Dunbar Identified 12 fritillaries out of 30 seen. All but one of the 12 (...)
9 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 1 Rawson's Wood Witherslack SD461860 Tom Dunbar Unidentified HBF/DGF 7
7 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 2 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD416909 Brian & Denise Grundy Flying with Dark Green Fritillary and nectaring on Thistle 909.jpeg
7 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD450774 Tom Dunbar Dark Green 3; Unid HBF/DGF 15
5 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 2 Hampsfell Grange-over-Sands SD409801 Martin Chadwick At least 2 amongst the dark greens. Netted to confirm ID.
3 Jul 2014 High Brown Fritillary 1 Barkbooth Lot Bowland Bridge SD4190 Judy Woodhouse Record submitted on JW's behalf by Martin Tordoff 961.jpeg