Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Mountain Ringlet

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
9 Jul 2018 Mountain Ringlet 6 Moss Eccles Tarn, Claife Heights near Hawkshead SD3796 Rebecca Ellis
4 Jul 2018 Mountain Ringlet 2 Hartsop Dodd Patterdale NY410121 Helen Wallace Full sun. 1 on the path & the other just to the side. (NW (...) 14673.jpeg
29 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 12 Honister Pass Honister NY213141 Liam Gormley
28 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 2 Thunacar Knott, Langdale Pikes Langdale Pikes NY280076 Patrick Taylor
27 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 2 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY127020 Copland Smith The second one (actually at 128020) may have been the same one (...)
25 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 7 Thunacar Knott, Langdale Pikes Langdale Pikes NY275085 Adam Padel A few flying on this warm day. Poor photo of the most tatty (...)
25 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 7 Thunacar Knott, Langdale Pikes Langdale Pikes NY275085 Adam Padel A few flying on this warm day. Poor photo of the most tatty (...)
25 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 5 Langdales between Pike of Blisco and Crinkle Crags Chapel Stile NY321052 Nick Freeman Total no. seen 20 between NY 254 to 261 and 037-044. 5-10 (...)
24 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 2 Birks Patterdale NY384142 Ian Watts 4.45pm Sunny and warm. Had very little time (approx. 5 minutes) (...)
24 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 50 High Raise Patterdale NY445130 Mr Michael JP Barnes Bulk of sightings on saddle between Rampsgill Head and High (...) 14371.jpeg
23 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 6 Grey Knotts Honister NY210120 Ian Watts Around 5pm. Sporadic, hazy sunshine.
23 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 20 High Raise Haweswater Reservoir NY446132 Steve Matthewman Surprised to see 20 on an overcast day with cool north west (...)
13 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 11 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1428402763 Adam McVeigh
13 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 2 Seatoller Fell Seatoller NY233132 Peter Ritson overcast cool wind. Grid ref amended by M Tordoff 15Jun16 after (...)
11 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 5 Grey Knotts Honistor Pass NY216132 Philip Key Good views of them flying and basking.
8 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 6 Hartsop Dodd Hartsop NY412118 Zoe Shreeve right at the top by the cairn mainly on the wing
7 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 13 Grey Knotts Honister NY211121 Pat Appleton Wall to wall sunshine, at noon
7 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 6 Hartsop Dodd Hartsop NY412118 Zoe Shreeve right at the top by the cairn mainly on the wing 13905.jpeg
5 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 39 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY127019 David Phillips From the wood to the bridleway area. Mostly in full sun 19c
5 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 172 Irton Fell / Whin Rigg Santon Bridge NY140029 Tom Dunbar Extensive area covered. 13587.jpeg
1 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 50 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY127019 Adam McVeigh
30 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 12 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY125019 Tom and Felix Fitter
29 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY12710190 Adam McVeigh
29 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 12 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY125019 Mark Pike Seen between 1000-1200 all very fresh but also very active! GR (...)
24 May 2018 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY10 Clive Gambrill 300yds passed gate on bank left of dip. Grid reference not (...)
13 Jul 2017 Mountain Ringlet 1 Honister Pass Keswick NY214131 Chris Tracey We were looking for Mountain Ringlets and searched the area (...)
12 Jul 2017 Mountain Ringlet 1 Grey Knotts Honister NY215123 Rosa Menendez
12 Jul 2017 Mountain Ringlet 1 Grey Knotts Honister NY214124 Rosa Menendez
12 Jul 2017 Mountain Ringlet 1 Grey Knotts Honister NY215121 Rosa Menendez
6 Jul 2017 Mountain Ringlet 7 Honistor Slate Mine Honistor Pass NY217130 Tony Brown On the area South of the drum house to the left. Cloudy (...)
25 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Pike Eskdale Green NY129019 James Bradbury A worn specimen noted around 15:30pm sheltering from the wind in (...)
25 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 84 Hartsop Dodd Hartsop NY415111 Tom Dunbar Brief sunny spells. Joint survey with Alan Wingrove.
20 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 7 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY135022 Linda & Arthur Pennington A lot of drifting cloud
18 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 10 Irton Fell / Whin Rigg Santon Bridge NY143026 Martin & Gwen Tordoff
18 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 7 Whin Rigg Santon Bridge NY147029 Martin & Gwen Tordoff
18 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 60 Hartsop Dodd Hartsop NY412117 Martin Partridge At least 60 in good condition seen in very warm and at times (...)
18 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 26 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY135022 Rob McDougall Cumbria Branch guided event. Many thanks to Martin Tordorf for (...)
17 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 2 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY129021 Brian Harrison 9742.jpeg
17 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 9 Honistor Slate Mine Honistor Pass NY216135 Geoff Lapworth 100m south of Winding Drum House
4 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 30 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY133014 Graeme Baker
4 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 50 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1290701952 Tom Dunbar 90 sunshine but cool breeze.
3 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 41 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128020 Nigel Voaden
3 Jun 2017 Mountain Ringlet 3 Hartsop Dodd Hartsop NY412117 Rosa Menendez
31 May 2017 Mountain Ringlet 20 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY127019 Martin Keiller Including mating pair. Also a freshly laid egg pointed out by (...) 9499.jpeg
25 May 2017 Mountain Ringlet 15 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY127019 Mark Yeldham A number of butterflies were spotted, flying quickly and easily (...)
1 Jul 2016 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY14370264 Dan Hoare 1 worn male flying east in poor weather along footpath on ridge, (...)
25 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 3 Brandreth Honister NY213124 Patrick Moore One very worn individual seen (and photographed), then two in (...)
21 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 10 Irton Fell Eskdale NY146026 Simon Fenner 5709.jpeg
12 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 30 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY126020 Neil Hagley Mix of fresh and worn. Most on the higher slope towards Whin (...)
9 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 80 Irton Pike Eskdale NY126020 M C Dixon a further 40 counted between irton pike whin rigg illgill head (...)
9 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 40 Irton Pike Whin Rigg Burnmoor Tarn Eskdale NY1605 M C Dixon new record created by DTE 26 Jan 2017
8 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 1 Fleetwith Pike Buttermere NY214131 Steven Ewing
5 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 50 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY129022 Chris Winnick 24oC Full sun...some worn already!
5 Jun 2016 Mountain Ringlet 30 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY126020 Steven Holmes 5364.jpeg
30 May 2016 Mountain Ringlet 2 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY143025 Ewan Munro and Pete Howard
30 May 2016 Mountain Ringlet 25 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1201 Ewan Munro and Pete Howard (Minimum count)
25 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 5 Rosset Pike and Angle Tarn Langdale NY246077 R Dixon rather late? flying in sunny intervals and calm conditions.
15 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 500 Cold Pike Little Langdale NY265032 Adam Padel Hundreds flying in fairly warm sun/partial cloud at 500-650 (...)
15 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 2 Caudale Moor Kirkstone NY413099 John Rayner Near a monument (John Bells Banner?). Sightings at 08.30 in (...)
15 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 61 Hartsop Dodd Patterdale NY4111 Peter Howard along ridge between saddle and summit - 3/4 on east side of (...)
15 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 5 Rossett Pike Ambleside NY248075 Steve Matthewman Between head of Rossetti Gill and summit. Bright sunshine but (...)
14 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 8 Stony Cove Pike Kirkstone Pass (north east of) NY418099 Dave Viles also "dozens" of Small Heath
12 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 20 Langdale Pikes Chapel Stile NY279076 John Rayner On flatter areas between Harrison Stickle and Pike of Stickle
9 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 1 Grey Knotts Buttermere (south east of) NY218124 Carol Dent Seen 15.40 at top of Grey Knotts. GR corrected by MT 03/11/15
9 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 5 Birks Patterdale NY381153 Graeme Baker Small colony on North face at 645m
9 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 90 Hartsop Dodd Patterdale NY4111 Martin Tordoff Count on my UKBMS single species transect, average altitude (...)
9 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 14 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY147028 Tim Wilcox In 2 hours 1-3pm. Cool breeze 15C. Mostly faded and chipped
5 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 33 Birks Patterdale NY3862114624 M C Dixon cloudy with sunny intervals GR edited by MT 03/11/15
5 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 20 Fleetwith Pike Buttermere (east of) NY215133 Paul Stark From 10am to 11am
3 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 3 High Raise Penrith NY4451412786 M C Dixon Additional record created by MT on 03/11/15
3 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 24 Kidsty Pike Penrith NY4531312687 M C Dixon 2 on rampsgill head 3 on high raise 24 on kidsty pike Separate (...)
3 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 2 Rampsgill Head Penrith NY4409112757 M C Dixon Additional record created by MT on 03/11/15
1 Jul 2015 Mountain Ringlet 137 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY147028 Tom Dunbar In company with Alan Wingrove. 20% sunshine, 26deg C. 5 hours
27 Jun 2015 Mountain Ringlet 20 Kidsty Pike Haweswater Reservoir NY458126 Chris Winnick 50% sun,16oC,breeze. Mainly male below summit. Newly emerged, (...)
27 Jun 2015 Mountain Ringlet 12 Kidsty Pike Bampton NY458126 Martin Tordoff BC Cumbria Branch annual MR walk. 9 x male, 3 x female, at c (...)
27 Jun 2015 Mountain Ringlet 18 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1302 N Godden, C Clay GR edited by MT 03/11/15
12 Jun 2015 Mountain Ringlet 23 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY134023 Allan Rodda First ones recorded 9 30am GR edited by MT 03/11/15
4 Jun 2015 Mountain Ringlet 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY130019 Tom Dunbar Very active newly emerged male seen during sunny periods.
17 Jul 2014 Mountain Ringlet 20 Little Stand Cockley Beck NY251034 James Brockbank 20c in sun but 95% cloud; light SW wind; 20 MR flying in a (...)
17 Jul 2014 Mountain Ringlet 20 Little Stand Cockley Beck NY251034 James Brockbank Many MR at the top of Little Stand. On way down east flank, the (...)
9 Jul 2014 Mountain Ringlet 8 Head of Bright Beck, Langdale Pikes Chapel Stile NY279083 Emma Whitfield At 680m elevation, 15mph north wind but sunny periods. Visible (...) 951.jpeg
9 Jul 2014 Mountain Ringlet 1 Thunacar Knott, Langdale Pikes Chapel Stile NY279080 Emma Whitfield At 720m, wind northerly 15mph , sunny periods
7 Jul 2014 Mountain Ringlet 50 Brandreth/Grey Knotts Seathwaite Duddon Valley NY2112 Mark & Ian Cadey Starting around NY218133 and then looking between NY214118 & (...)
5 Jul 2014 Mountain Ringlet 5 Great Knott Chapel Stile NY256042 Emma Whitfield Altitude 700m, on north side of main path to Crinkle Crags at (...)
1 Jul 2014 Mountain Ringlet 36 High Raise Bampton NY454130 Brian Snell Flying abundantly until it clouded over
1 Jul 2014 Mountain Ringlet 4 Kidsty Pike Bampton NY454127 Brian Snell
27 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 7 Brandreth Seathwaite Duddon Valley NY213112 Alan Davis Walking up to Great Gable from Honister along the track known as (...)
26 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 44 Hartsop Dodd Ullswater NY4111 Andrew Cockroft Got there at 11.20 nothing till the sun came out at 12.20.
23 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 7 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1352002170 Russ Briers Cloudy (PM), very breezy, 16c, all 7 M/R. seen separately along (...)
21 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 20 Fleetwith Pike Seatoller NY215133 Brian & Denise Grundy Sunny intervals 17 degrees probably many more in higher (...) 765.jpeg
20 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 10 Caudale Moor Ambleside NY4111 Roger Fellows A bit late in the afternoon, I think they were heading for bed. (...)
18 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 150 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY142027 Mark Colvin & Peter Eeles Good numbers observed throughout the day particularly on the (...)
18 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 98 Hartsop Dodd Ullswater NY4111 Martin Tordoff Counted under UKBMS transect conditions - at least half as many (...)
17 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 36 Irton Fell Gosforth NY135023 Michael Williams Despite cloud cover first ones showed soon after 9 a.m.
17 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 37 Irton Fell Seascale NY130020 Tom Dunbar Highly active during sunny spells. Vast majority well worn at (...)
14 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 75 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY135023 K Hamilton the morning was mainly overcast, 75 is a conservative estimate
13 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 3 Hartsop Dodd Brotherswater NY411117 Martin Tordoff First MR sightings in 2014, on second weekly UKBMS transect of (...) 601.jpeg
8 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 30 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128019 Robert Kitchen 556.jpeg
6 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 40 Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY1302 Chris Winnick Weather just right!.....many fresh....others 4-5 days old.
6 Jun 2014 Mountain Ringlet 20 Irton Fell Eskdale NY131021 Steven Flynn I checked a small area around the grid ref above and saw about (...) 519.jpeg