Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Small Blue

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
12 Sep 2018 Small Blue 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 75 mins walk. 90% sun. Wind 3. On Ivy. 17315.jpeg
5 Sep 2018 Small Blue 5 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 70 min walk. 100% sun. 17c. Including a pair. 17191.jpeg
31 Aug 2018 Small Blue 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD193720 Chris Winnick 21oC 100% sun...second generation
29 Aug 2018 Small Blue 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace Possibly 4 sighted.2 hour walk. 19C 95% sun.
19 Aug 2018 Small Blue 1 Workington Wind Farm Workington NX991298 Mike Gregory
13 Aug 2018 Small Blue 10 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 Helen Wallace Even 1 before the tunnel.
6 Aug 2018 Small Blue 8 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD193725 Chris Winnick 19oC overcast A second generation!
6 Aug 2018 Small Blue 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace Overcast. 19C. 2 hr site walk with Chris Winnick. 2nd brood. 16363.jpeg
24 Jul 2018 Small Blue 4 Mealpot Rd Maryport NY036361 Keith Hamilton
1 Jul 2018 Small Blue 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 Helen Wallace 28C. 95 min walk.
24 Jun 2018 Small Blue 11 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX979219 Mike and Lyn Mills
22 Jun 2018 Small Blue 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 Andrew Rhodes Alongside railway.
12 Jun 2018 Small Blue 12 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 Helen Wallace 25c. Overcast.
12 Jun 2018 Small Blue 1 St Bees Head St Bees NX95871188 Nigel Voaden
6 Jun 2018 Small Blue 11 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX9948530731 Tom Dunbar Egg-laying Small Blue. Force 6 wind. 13660.jpeg
5 Jun 2018 Small Blue 24 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190712 G Ashworth All sightings on the eastern side, and adjacent to the railway (...) 13639.jpeg
5 Jun 2018 Small Blue 22 Glasson Maryport NY029359 Martin Keiller Several females in egg-laying activity 13643.jpeg
3 Jun 2018 Small Blue 30 Maryport Marina Maryport NY030361 Chris Winnick 19oC...most just emerged...some mating.
3 Jun 2018 Small Blue 40 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX992299 Chris Winnick 19oC most still fresh....mating and egg laying. KV in scrapes (...)
3 Jun 2018 Small Blue 6 Micklam brickworks site Lowca NX979218 Mike and Lyn Mills
1 Jun 2018 Small Blue 37 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Peter Hughes Warm and sunny. Walked length and breadth of site over a couple (...) 13544.jpeg
31 May 2018 Small Blue 11 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Helen Wallace Including 1 pair
27 May 2018 Small Blue 20 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188710 Tom and Felix Fitter
25 May 2018 Small Blue 20 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189714 Helen Wallace 20 . Overcast, windy.
24 May 2018 Small Blue 60 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190718 Chris Winnick 23oC 100% sun all very fresh......numbers still building up
20 May 2018 Small Blue 8 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 10.00-12.30 Male 13191.jpeg
20 May 2018 Small Blue 8 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 10.00-12.30 Female 13190.jpeg
19 May 2018 Small Blue 35 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 Martin Chadwick 110 minutes slow walk around the N slag bank. Full sun, light (...)
17 May 2018 Small Blue 6 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190712 Helen Wallace At least 6.
12 Jul 2017 Small Blue 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace 100% sun. 20C Wind 2.
14 Jun 2017 Small Blue 8 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189714 Helen Wallace 120 mins. 80% overcast but temp in mid teens. 5 females.
14 Jun 2017 Small Blue 7 Maryport Marina Maryport NY037365 Linda & Arthur Pennington
31 May 2017 Small Blue 8 Glasson Maryport NY029358 Martin Keiller Males and females. 9505.jpeg
31 May 2017 Small Blue 8 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX979218 Mike and Lyn Mills
26 May 2017 Small Blue 9 Disused Railway Workington NX98932837 Graeme Baker
26 May 2017 Small Blue 18 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace 2.5 hours. Full sun.
25 May 2017 Small Blue 40 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 G Ashworth Full Sun. 40 is a minimum, at least 20 adjacent to the Railway
25 May 2017 Small Blue 22 Glasson Maryport NY0336 Peter Howard 19deg, 100% SS, wind- N1 9144.jpeg
21 May 2017 Small Blue 3 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995303 K Hamilton
19 May 2017 Small Blue 23 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace 100% overcast. Male & female.
11 May 2017 Small Blue 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Ian Tallon 10.000 - 12.00 Breezy 8854.gif
11 May 2017 Small Blue 1 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995305 Sarah Mitchell 8838.jpeg
14 Aug 2016 Small Blue 1 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979217 Chris Mason
27 Jul 2016 Small Blue 2 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979221 Chris Mason
27 Jul 2016 Small Blue 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace Full sun. 1pm-2.30pm
15 Jun 2016 Small Blue 1 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979219 Chris Mason
11 Jun 2016 Small Blue 3 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 Chris Mason 5565.jpeg
9 Jun 2016 Small Blue 6 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace 3.30-4.30pm. 18c. Sunny.
9 Jun 2016 Small Blue 10 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Ian Tallon 10.15 am - 12.00pm 5537.jpeg
9 Jun 2016 Small Blue 40 Workington Wind Farm Workington NX994303 Jonathan Scragg Easily located across the whole site, several pristine (...)
8 Jun 2016 Small Blue 8 Barrow slag tips Barrow-in-Furness SD193725 Chris Winnick 19oC Dull
8 Jun 2016 Small Blue 5 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 Michael Foley At S end, hot/humid but overcast. 5473.jpeg
7 Jun 2016 Small Blue 2 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 Chris Mason
6 Jun 2016 Small Blue 10 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 David Eastlick at least 10 not seriously counting over 20 mins. The Small Blue (...) 5411.jpeg
5 Jun 2016 Small Blue 5 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 Chris Mason
4 Jun 2016 Small Blue 2 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 Chris Mason
3 Jun 2016 Small Blue 3 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 Chris Mason
3 Jun 2016 Small Blue 8 Lowca Cliff Path Lowca NX978215 Irene Stephenson 5296.jpeg
3 Jun 2016 Small Blue 70 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 Martin Chadwick Approximate numbers seen in 140 minutes during a Butterfly (...)
30 May 2016 Small Blue 6 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 Chris Mason 2 pairs doing what they have to do.
30 May 2016 Small Blue 20 Barrow-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 Martin Chadwick Slag banks north of the railway bridge in 2 hours
29 May 2016 Small Blue 5 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979210 Chris Mason
29 May 2016 Small Blue 95 Workington Wind Farm Workington NX9930 K Walton Miniumum number, only covered very small area near car park, too (...)
29 May 2016 Small Blue 16 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX979219 Mike and Lyn Mills
29 May 2016 Small Blue 30 Micklam brickworks site Lowca NX981223 Mike and Lyn Mills Some on kidney vetch flowers.
27 May 2016 Small Blue 9 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979220 Chris Mason 5068.jpeg
22 May 2016 Small Blue 61 Derwent Howe Workington NX991278 K Hamilton This is quite a large area but still a great count early in the (...)
16 May 2016 Small Blue 1 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995303 Sarah Mitchell 4980.jpeg
15 May 2016 Small Blue 4 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995305 Ian Tallon
14 May 2016 Small Blue 3 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX985284 K Hamilton Nice and fresh my first of the year 4919.jpeg
31 Aug 2015 Small Blue 7 Steelworks Site Workington NX985271 K Hamilton
30 Aug 2015 Small Blue 5 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995308 K Hamilton
27 Jun 2015 Small Blue 3 Workington Wind Farm Workington NX993300 Ian Tallon Fairly worn 2458.jpeg
23 Jun 2015 Small Blue 9 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978220 Mike and Lyn Mills Enjoying sheltered spots.
23 Jun 2015 Small Blue 9 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978220 Mike and Lyn Mills
14 Jun 2015 Small Blue 10 Glasson, opposite nursing home Maryport NY030360 Peter Howard 3pm, sunny, 14 degrees
12 Jun 2015 Small Blue 10 Lowca rugby club brows Whitehaven NX979217 Chris Mason
9 Jun 2015 Small Blue 72 Workington Wind Farm Workington NY005287 Clive Bew Sightings between 12.30 - 15.00 Sunny Day light breeze
9 Jun 2015 Small Blue 26 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978220 Mike and Lyn Mills Over wider area probably separate groups
7 Jun 2015 Small Blue 96 Workington Workington NX9928 K Hamilton
4 Jun 2015 Small Blue 3 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978220 Mike and Lyn Mills Their sheltered spot at 17 degrees C. Nice!
3 Jun 2015 Small Blue 3 Windfarm Workington NX995305 Michael Williams windy conditions!
3 Jun 2015 Small Blue 4 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978220 Mike and Lyn Mills
26 May 2015 Small Blue 30 Moss Bay Workington NY005287 Martyn Shutt Varying groups up and down the costal path 2048.jpeg
20 Jun 2014 Small Blue 6 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978210 Mike and Lyn Mills
14 Jun 2014 Small Blue 13 Workington Wind Farm Workington NX993297 Martin Chadwick In 2hrs in full sun between above grid ref. and NX997309
14 Jun 2014 Small Blue 16 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978210 Mike and Lyn Mills
8 Jun 2014 Small Blue 38 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994303 Stephen Lowther
6 Jun 2014 Small Blue 7 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994303 Steven Flynn 522.jpeg
2 Jun 2014 Small Blue 40 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994299 Chris Winnick An excellent year....almost double last year!
30 May 2014 Small Blue 3 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX992300 Andrew Cockroft
26 May 2014 Small Blue 7 Wind Farm Workington NX994304 Brian & Denise Grundy
21 May 2014 Small Blue 8 Wind Farm Workington NX996308 Michael Williams
18 May 2014 Small Blue 5 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995305 K Hamilton 372.jpeg