Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Small Copper

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
22 Oct 2018 Small Copper 1 Low Stanger Farm Cockermouth NY136277 Michelle Hughes Have seen this type lots of times over the summer but only just (...) 17673.jpeg
15 Oct 2018 Small Copper 4 Holehird Gardens Windermere SD409997 Chris Winnick 13oC Full sun......most on Asters.
15 Oct 2018 Small Copper 2 Spring Bank Lane Grange over Sands SD396780 Margaret and David Eastlick on ivy 17627.jpeg
10 Oct 2018 Small Copper 4 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190716 Helen Wallace 55 mins. 1 pair.
10 Oct 2018 Small Copper 2 Allonby north of Allonby NY08080440 John Callion On remains of Ragwort
10 Oct 2018 Small Copper 1 Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY084476 John Callion On remains of Ragwort
10 Oct 2018 Small Copper 2 Humphrey Head Cark SD391738 Mo Richards Sunny and warm
10 Oct 2018 Small Copper 3 Miltonrigg wood meadow Brampton NY557607 Peter Howard 22 degrees, 100%sunshine
10 Oct 2018 Small Copper 2 Brantwood, Ruskin House Coniston SD307945 S & J Hodgkinson In herb garden on Chive flower, herb garden which leads down to (...) 17653.jpeg
10 Oct 2018 Small Copper 1 Dunnerholme Askam SD211798 Tom and Felix Fitter
6 Oct 2018 Small Copper 1 Skelghyll Wood Ambleside NY377036 Helen Wallace Sunny. 12c.
28 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Haverthwaite cycle path Haverthwaite SD318826 Helen Wallace 100% sun. Tatty.
28 Sep 2018 Small Copper 5 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller 17696.jpeg
27 Sep 2018 Small Copper 3 North Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD172707 Helen Wallace 50% sun. Windy. 20 min walk.
27 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 90% sun. 100 min walk.
27 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Hayes Garden Centre Ambleside NY376039 Mo Richards Sunny
25 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller 12:15 - 12:30pm. Sunny but breezy, 14degC. 17487.jpeg
25 Sep 2018 Small Copper 4 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller 11:40am - 1:00pm. Mostly sunny but breezy, 14degC. 17483.jpeg
24 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Tilberthwaite Coniston NY305011 Mo Richards
23 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Bowston nearby Kendal SD499968 Ian Tallon 17448.jpeg
23 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Levens Park Levens SD4886 Lynne Lupton I was amazed at how small and perfect this was 17463.jpeg
21 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
18 Sep 2018 Small Copper 2 Fell End Beetham SD497777 Chris Winnick 18oC 50% sun
17 Sep 2018 Small Copper 5 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick Cloudy but warm (19C). One hour's observations in and around (...)
16 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell A first for the garden.
12 Sep 2018 Small Copper 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 75 mins walk. 90% sun. Wind 3.
12 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Verge, Park Rd Barrow-in-Furness SD194718 Helen Wallace Tatty.
12 Sep 2018 Small Copper 4 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller Most quite fresh
12 Sep 2018 Small Copper 11 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell 17348.jpeg
6 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Crosscanonby Nature Reserve Crosscanonby NY064397 John Callion
5 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller
5 Sep 2018 Small Copper 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller
5 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards
5 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Tilberthwaite Coniston NY305011 Mo Richards Sunny and warm.
4 Sep 2018 Small Copper 4 Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY084476 John Callion
4 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Tilberthwaite Coniston NY305011 Mo Richards
2 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 Peter Howard 1st ever seen in garden
31 Aug 2018 Small Copper 4 North Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD167720 Chris Winnick 21oC 100% sun
31 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205684 Helen Wallace 8.40-9.25am. 100% sun.
31 Aug 2018 Small Copper 13 North Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD172707 Helen Wallace 11.40-12.30. Mainly on heather, ragwort.
31 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD190749 Helen Wallace 1-2pm. 100% sun.
31 Aug 2018 Small Copper 3 South Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD214621 Helen Wallace 10-11.10am. 100% sun.
31 Aug 2018 Small Copper 7 Cliburn Moss Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
31 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Broughton Mills Broughton in Furness SD222905 Tom and Felix Fitter
30 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Newton Fell High Newton SD404832 Martin Chadwick on grass in roadside verge
30 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 River Lowther Whale NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
29 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Garden Ulverston SD287766 Helen Wallace On Ice plant 4pm. 19C. Caeruleopunctata variant
29 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 2 hour walk. 19C 95% sun. Caeruleopunctata variant.
29 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Bowness Railings, below car park Wigton NY232626 Mike Porter Sunny but cool.
29 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439828 Richard Evans
28 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Sizergh Fell woodland Levens SD4896286831 Richard Evans
28 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Swinside stone circle Broughton in Furness SD172881 Tom and Felix Fitter
25 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Sowerby Wood Dalston, Carlisle NY367525 Michael Williams
25 Aug 2018 Small Copper 11 Miltonrigg wood meadow Milton NY557607 Peter Howard On scabious
22 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick 50 minutes in and around perimeter of the quarry. 50% sun. T (...)
19 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 Chris Winnick 20oC Dull with a brief moment of sun!
16 Aug 2018 Small Copper 14 Withheld Withheld NY000000 Chris Winnick Withheld
16 Aug 2018 Small Copper 11 Bowness on Solway Nature Reserve Bowness-on-Solway NY206617 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 1.30 pm - 3.10 pm 16733.jpeg
16 Aug 2018 Small Copper 4 Glasson Moss Glasson NY235609 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 10.50 am - 1.00 pm Breezy
14 Aug 2018 Small Copper 6 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD316875 Tom and Felix Fitter
13 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Kettlewell Crag Kendal SD504933 Chris Winnick 20oC mix of sun and rain!
13 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY228534 Mike Porter Cloudy.
13 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 River Lowther Whale NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
12 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY725067 Chris Winnick 21oC 20% sun very humid.
12 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Kents Bank sea wall path Kents Bank SD394751 Martin Chadwick
12 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Garden Mockerkin NY09062315 Thalia Sparke 16581.jpeg
11 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD434879 Chris Winnick 19oC 50% sun
11 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
10 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Kettlewell Crag Kendal SD504934 Tom Dunbar
9 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD393736 Finn Bugge
9 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Askam shore Askam SD2076 Lynne Farrell Males and females in dunes
9 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD450852 Peter Howard 90%sunshine, 19 oC
9 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Kentmere Hall Plantation Kentmere NY4537303097 Richard Evans
8 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Witherslack Woods middle ride Witherslack SD435865 Chris Winnick 18oC Mainly dull
8 Aug 2018 Small Copper 3 Walney Island Barrow-in-Furness SD170709 Helen Wallace 20c. 15.40-16.40. 100% sun. Wind 3. Tatty.
8 Aug 2018 Small Copper 5 Glasson Moss Glasson NY230604 Ian Tallon 4.15pm - 6.15 pm Breezy 16435.jpeg
8 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Halecat Garden Centre Witherslack SD433835 Martin Chadwick On Asters by the car park Sunny.
8 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller
8 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller
7 Aug 2018 Small Copper 3 The Tarn Urswick SD271744 Helen Wallace 4-4.30pm. Partial sun.
5 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Micklam brickworks site Lowca NX979220 Mike and Lyn Mills
5 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Sarah Mitchell
5 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
5 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
4 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 Martin Chadwick
4 Aug 2018 Small Copper 4 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller
4 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Sowerby Wood Dalston, Carlisle NY367525 Michael Williams
1 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Endmoor Village Hall Endmoor SD541852 Brian and Lindsey Snell Nectaring on Sea Holly
1 Aug 2018 Small Copper 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD453773 Jeremy Bartlett
1 Aug 2018 Small Copper 12 Skinburness Silloth NY122556 Peter Ritson mostly on Ragwort
1 Aug 2018 Small Copper 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
31 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460854 Jeremy Bartlett Hemp Agrimony
31 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller This site is the re-covered area disturbed by the 2017 Roman (...)
31 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Arnside Knott Arnside SD451772 Neil Freeman 2 males , I good condition, 1 worn and faded.
31 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD455775 Tom Dunbar
30 Jul 2018 Small Copper 3 Chamley Bank Oxen Park SD322900 Dave Wainwright
30 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD451772 Jeremy Bartlett
30 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Old Park Wood Holker SD336786 Martin Chadwick
30 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD434879 Richard Evans Cloudy and overcast, some drizzle. 16030.jpeg
27 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Old Park Wood Holker SD334788 Martin Chadwick 30 minutes walk between car park and stile to caravan park.
26 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4178 Doreen Howard
26 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4179 Doreen Howard
26 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD453773 Tom and Felix Fitter
26 Jul 2018 Small Copper 6 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD317874 Tom and Felix Fitter
25 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Ian Tallon 5.25pm - 6.25pm 15699.jpeg
25 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083472 Martin Keiller 2.50 - 3.30pm sunny but breezy
25 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX992299 Martin Keiller 11.50am - 12.30pm sunny but quite breezy
25 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Soddy Gap Little Broughton NY070323 Martin Keiller 10.50 - 11.30am
25 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 High Stand Plantation Armathwaite NY485478 R H Jones 1km walk to north
24 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 The Tarn Urswick SD271744 Helen Wallace 1 caeruleopunctata variant. An egg on right stalk?? 15671.jpeg
24 Jul 2018 Small Copper 4 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts Quick half hour visit 3.50 - 4.20pm 15635.jpeg
24 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Yewbarrow Witherslack SD433846 Martin Chadwick
24 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
22 Jul 2018 Small Copper 11 Garden Maryport NY052359 Keith Hamilton
22 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Piel island Barrow-in-Furness SD232636 Martin Chadwick 90 minutes on the island in warm but overcast conditions.
22 Jul 2018 Small Copper 28 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller 4 - 5pm, warm, mostly sunny, light breeze. All seen from 420m of (...) 15568.jpeg
22 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Latterbarrow Hawkshead Hawkshead SD363991 Tom and Felix Fitter
21 Jul 2018 Small Copper 14 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY394301 Sarah Mitchell
20 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Bishop's Allotment Hampsfield Grange-over-Sands SD4079 Doreen Howard
19 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD431866 Chris Winnick 23oC 60% sun
19 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Lambhowe Plantation Winster SD415915 Tom Dunbar
18 Jul 2018 Small Copper 8 Field Nether Wasdale NY143037 Helen Wallace Partial sun. 20C.
18 Jul 2018 Small Copper 2 Lakeshore path Nether Wasdale NY147047 Helen Wallace
18 Jul 2018 Small Copper 4 Swarthmoor Hall Meadow Ulverston SD282773 Margaret and David Eastlick or were they the same pair seen twice?
15 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452772 H Shacklock
15 Jul 2018 Small Copper 5 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Rusland SD336875 Tom and Felix Fitter
14 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4179 Doreen Howard
13 Jul 2018 Small Copper 1 Ulpha meadow Meathop SD457809 Martin Chadwick Mid afternoon, after a morning of steady rain a brief spell of (...)
9 Jul 2018 Small Copper 10 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller A minimum count, most freshly emerged. 14937.jpeg
26 Jun 2018 Small Copper 1 Halecat Woods Witherslack SD434831 Martin Chadwick
20 Jun 2018 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller 14197.jpeg
10 Jun 2018 Small Copper 1 High Arnside Tarn Skelwith Bridge NY330010 Mo Richards
8 Jun 2018 Small Copper 2 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3188 Tony Moverley (Argent & Sable workshop)
7 Jun 2018 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller
7 Jun 2018 Small Copper 3 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
6 Jun 2018 Small Copper 3 Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY307542 C&A Robinson
30 May 2018 Small Copper 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Andrew Cornall
28 May 2018 Small Copper 2 Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3054 Martin Keiller NW part of reserve. Sunny and breezy.
27 May 2018 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller 14098.jpeg
24 May 2018 Small Copper 1 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD198754 Chris Winnick 24oC 100% sun
19 May 2018 Small Copper 2 Lindal Dalton-in-Furness SD2474 Lynne Farrell
12 May 2018 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller My first in 2018, 8 days later than 2017 (same as Wall Brown) 13181.jpeg
20 Apr 2018 Small Copper 1 Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY2360 Peter Howard 14oC. A very early record
28 Sep 2017 Small Copper 4 Cliburn Moss NNR Clburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
23 Sep 2017 Small Copper 2 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell 12320.jpeg
16 Sep 2017 Small Copper 4 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell 2 nectaring on Heather. 2 nectaring on Devil's Bit Scabious. 12249.jpeg
9 Sep 2017 Small Copper 6 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
8 Sep 2017 Small Copper 3 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 Sarah Mitchell
1 Sep 2017 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller Female
1 Sep 2017 Small Copper 2 Edenhall Penrith NY561296 Sarah Mitchell 12069.jpeg
31 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park west and Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400566 Martin Keiller Late afternoon, still partly sunny, 17oC. 12001.jpeg
31 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Tarraby Lane Carlisle NY408579 Martin Keiller 12007.jpeg
31 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Sowerby Wood Dalston, Carlisle NY365518 Michael Williams
30 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller
30 Aug 2017 Small Copper 3 Edenhall Penrith NY561296 Sarah Mitchell 11980.jpeg
27 Aug 2017 Small Copper 2 River Lowther Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell 11932.jpeg
22 Aug 2017 Small Copper 13 Skinburness Silloth NY124558 Linda & Arthur Pennington 11840.jpeg
21 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller
21 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 River Lowther Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
17 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3054 Martin Keiller NW part of reserve. 19oC 60% sun, windy.
15 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY394301 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts
15 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD435871 Richard Evans
13 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Ford Park Ulverston SD292787 Brian and Lindsey Snell Nectaring on old Oxeye Daisy
13 Aug 2017 Small Copper 2 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD435871 Chris Winnick 20oC 60% sun
13 Aug 2017 Small Copper 3 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD436864 Chris Winnick 19oC 50% sun
13 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Commonside Distington NY006223 John Callion
13 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Bowness on Solway Nature Reserve Bowness-on-Solway NY2061 Martin Keiller
12 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Field above Boundary Bank Lane Kendal SD503928 John Mounsey Sunny afternoon, light breeze. Meadow with abundant flowering (...) 11579.jpeg
10 Aug 2017 Small Copper 2 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD433875 Chris Winnick 20oC 90% sun.
10 Aug 2017 Small Copper 2 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD436866 Chris Winnick 20oC 90% sun
10 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083472 Martin Keiller 11561.jpeg
10 Aug 2017 Small Copper 3 NY000000 Penrith NY000000 Sarah Mitchell 11555.jpeg
9 Aug 2017 Small Copper 5 Skinburness Silloth NY124558 Linda & Arthur Pennington
7 Aug 2017 Small Copper 3 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller
5 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Blue Dial Allonby NY074408 John Callion
4 Aug 2017 Small Copper 1 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD325859 Chris Winnick 18oC 60% sun
31 Jul 2017 Small Copper 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick 70 minutes in and around the quarry. sun 10%, breezy,
30 Jul 2017 Small Copper 2 Sowerby Wood Dalston, Carlisle NY365520 Michael Williams
29 Jul 2017 Small Copper 2 Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD183782 Louise McGurk 11107.jpeg
29 Jul 2017 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
25 Jul 2017 Small Copper 1 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD435878 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 10998.jpeg
24 Jul 2017 Small Copper 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Andrew Cornall In pristine condition.
24 Jul 2017 Small Copper 3 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller 11071.jpeg
23 Jul 2017 Small Copper 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace 90% overcast. 2 hours.
9 Jun 2017 Small Copper 1 River Lowther Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
4 Jun 2017 Small Copper 3 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1290701952 Tom Dunbar Near entrance gate area.
28 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Aldingham Beach Aldingham SD282709 Helen Wallace 18c. 50% overcast. Sheltered from wind. 9312.jpeg
25 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386595 Paul Kennedy On the grassy banks to the north of the underpass.
25 May 2017 Small Copper 2 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY394301 Sarah Mitchell 9172.jpeg
25 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY386294 Tom O'Boyle
22 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Great Green Hows Graythwaite SD356899 Martin Chadwick
18 May 2017 Small Copper 5 Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Corby NY3153 Peter Howard Sunny, 16 degrees
14 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Aldingham Beach Aldingham SD282709 Helen Wallace 50% sun. Westerly breeze. 90 mins observation. On very low (...)
11 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Allonby nearby Allonby NY095440 John Callion
11 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460853 John Mounsey Nectaring on Fairy Foxgloves. Full sun, easterly breeze, 21deg. (...)
9 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Swindale Shap NY522144 Sarah Mitchell
4 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller Nectaring on dandelion. 8613.jpeg
28 Apr 2017 Small Copper 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Mo Richards Marginal day
23 Apr 2017 Small Copper 1 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY577256 Sarah Mitchell Sunning itself before a Green Hairstreak chased it away.
3 Oct 2016 Small Copper 1 Dubmill Point Dubmill Point NY076460 John Callion
23 Sep 2016 Small Copper 1 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD336876 Martin Chadwick
19 Sep 2016 Small Copper 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards
16 Sep 2016 Small Copper 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439827 Colin & Jane Sharman
15 Sep 2016 Small Copper 1 Dubmill Point Mawbray NY077465 John Callion
15 Sep 2016 Small Copper 1 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995303 John Callion Also 4 Migrant Hawker Dragonflies
13 Sep 2016 Small Copper 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace Laying eggs on grass stem
7 Sep 2016 Small Copper 1 Humphrey Head Flookburgh SD390740 Mo Richards
29 Aug 2016 Small Copper 5 Wedholme Flow Kirkbride NY2253 Peter Howard late am; 18 degrees, breezy including 1 blue-spotted form
17 Aug 2016 Small Copper 3 Bowness On Solway Nature Reserve Bowness-on-Solway NY206617 Martin Keiller
16 Aug 2016 Small Copper 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD452771 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 1.30pm - 3.00pm
16 Aug 2016 Small Copper 1 Watchtree Nature Reserve Carlisle NY310548 Karen Mclellan
16 Aug 2016 Small Copper 3 Jack Scout Silverdale SD460737 Linda & Arthur Pennington
16 Aug 2016 Small Copper 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick
15 Aug 2016 Small Copper 1 Sands Field, Grubbins Wood Arnside SD445780 Brian and Lindsey Snell
15 Aug 2016 Small Copper 3 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace
15 Aug 2016 Small Copper 3 Crag Wood Meathop SD460807 Martin Chadwick
10 Aug 2016 Small Copper 1 Sowerby Wood Dalston NY368526 M J Williams
6 Aug 2016 Small Copper 2 Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD435880 Martin Chadwick
6 Aug 2016 Small Copper 3 Halecat Woods Witherslack SD433834 Sarah Mitchell
5 Aug 2016 Small Copper 1 Harriston Aspatria NY165415 John Callion WCBS
5 Aug 2016 Small Copper 5 Halecat Woods Witherslack SD433834 Martin Chadwick BC field trip. Two hours observation at the nursery and the (...)
5 Aug 2016 Small Copper 1 Yewbarrow Witherslack SD433846 Martin Chadwick
5 Aug 2016 Small Copper 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller 7604.jpeg
5 Aug 2016 Small Copper 8 Withheld Edenhall NY000000 Sarah Mitchell
4 Aug 2016 Small Copper 1 Kents Bank Kents Bank SD396754 Martin Chadwick railway embankment to Kirkhead point
1 Aug 2016 Small Copper 4 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979212 Chris Mason
31 Jul 2016 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
31 Jul 2016 Small Copper 1 Barkbooth Lot Hubbersty Head SD417907 Tom Dunbar Worn individual on ragwort
29 Jul 2016 Small Copper 1 Broughton in Furness Broughton in Furness SD216877 Helen Wallace 18c. Field off old railway line.
29 Jul 2016 Small Copper 3 Allonby Allonby NY081432 John Callion
29 Jul 2016 Small Copper 1 Kents Bank Kents Bank SD396754 Martin Chadwick Footpath by the railway embankment from the station to Kirkhead (...)
28 Jul 2016 Small Copper 1 Halecat Woods Witherslack SD431836 Sue and Finn Bugge
27 Jul 2016 Small Copper 2 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979221 Chris Mason 6432.jpeg
27 Jul 2016 Small Copper 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 Helen Wallace Full sun. 1pm-2.30pm
18 Jul 2016 Small Copper 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391766 Brian and Lindsey Snell
17 Jul 2016 Small Copper 1 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979217 Chris Mason 6149.jpeg
29 Jun 2016 Small Copper 2 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 Chris Mason
22 Jun 2016 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller 7478.jpeg
20 Jun 2016 Small Copper 1 Great Corby Carlisle NY485543 Karen Mclellan
10 Jun 2016 Small Copper 2 Ling Fell Wythop Ling Fell NY175282 John Callion
10 Jun 2016 Small Copper 1 Tilberthwaite Coniston NY305011 Mo Richards First one I have seen this year.
7 Jun 2016 Small Copper 1 Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 Chris Mason 5435.jpeg
4 Jun 2016 Small Copper 1 Meathop Moss Meathop SD437816 Phil Byle
3 Jun 2016 Small Copper 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 Martin Chadwick numbers seen in 140 minutes during a Butterfly Conservation (...)
31 May 2016 Small Copper 1 Kirkbampton Kirkbampton NY300567 Jim Nicholson
30 May 2016 Small Copper 1 Uldale Ennerdale Bridge NY055127 Barbara Nelson Seen at 18:15
29 May 2016 Small Copper 1 Ling Fell Wythop Mill NY180282 John Callion
24 May 2016 Small Copper 1 Wath Brow Bridge Cleator Moor NY032145 Barbara Nelson
23 May 2016 Small Copper 1 Blease Road Keswick NY307255 Tom O'Boyle
22 May 2016 Small Copper 1 St Bees Head St Bees Head NX939144 Stephen Asquith
15 May 2016 Small Copper 1 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995305 K Hamilton
14 May 2016 Small Copper 1 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX985284 K Hamilton
12 Oct 2015 Small Copper 3 Bowthwaite Bridge Farm Kendal SD515927 Pat Cuttell
2 Oct 2015 Small Copper 11 Tindale jack/spelter works Tindale NY617592 Peter Howard nectaring on escaped garden mint. Noon, sunny, 12 deg.
1 Oct 2015 Small Copper Hall Dunnerdale garden Hall Dunnerdale SD207950 James Brockbank several
30 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY384289 Martin Chadwick
19 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Wetheral garden Wetheral NY466544 Cilla Stanger-Moore Feeding on verbena bonariensis. Watched it for several minutes (...)
16 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 The Helm Kendal SD530887 Brian Snell Basking in warm sun on S facing slope by trig point. First of (...)
16 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Hall Dunnerdale garden Hall Dunnerdale SD207950 James Brockbank
16 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Collin Ford, Great Corby Carlisle NY480543 Karen Mclellan First one seen this year
16 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Swindale Shap NY5113 Sarah Mitchell On Thistles. Sunny & warm. 3992.jpeg
15 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 South Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD223620 Martin Chadwick
14 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Rusland pool Haverthwaite SD340837 Helen Wallace
11 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Chalk Beck Curthwaite Wigton NY330493 Michael Williams
11 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Haweswater Burnbanks NY500160 Sarah Mitchell
7 Sep 2015 Small Copper Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Ian Tallon 40 Minutes walk 4.10 pm-4.50 pm 3925.jpeg
7 Sep 2015 Small Copper 2 Haweswater Burnbanks NY500160 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Bramble flowers. 3915.jpeg
6 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick
5 Sep 2015 Small Copper 1 Lowca rugby club brows Whitehaven NX979213 Chris Mason 3861.jpeg
5 Sep 2015 Small Copper 2 Sowerby Wood Dalston NY367525 Michael Williams
1 Sep 2015 Small Copper Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick 20 minute walk in the lower quarry only.
1 Sep 2015 Small Copper 4 Birkswood point Meathop SD460808 Martin Chadwick In a small area on the estuary side of the embankment
31 Aug 2015 Small Copper 3 Lowca rugby club brows Whitehaven NX973183 Chris Mason
31 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Walney Channel slag bank Walney SD183682 Helen Wallace Overcast.
31 Aug 2015 Small Copper 7 Steelworks Site Workington NX985271 K Hamilton
30 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Spent about a 1/4 hour nectaring on Shasta daisy before leaving (...)
30 Aug 2015 Small Copper 3 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995308 K Hamilton
30 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Bowness-on-Solway gravel pits Bowness-on-Solway NY206617 Michael Williams
28 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Holme Fell area Holme SD5379 Tom Dunbar Only my third this year. 3699.jpeg
26 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick 45 minutes in and around the quarry. Sun 70%, T 17 Windy
25 Aug 2015 Small Copper 2 Edenhall (nearby) Edenhall NY558298 Sarah Mitchell One on Ragwort, one basking on the ground. On private land by (...) 3689.jpeg
24 Aug 2015 Small Copper 5 Dubmill Point Dubmill Point NY077460 John Callion
24 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick
23 Aug 2015 Small Copper Urswick Tarn Urswick SD272742 Helen Wallace Sunny
23 Aug 2015 Small Copper Hall Dunnerdale garden Hall Dunnerdale SD207950 James Brockbank
17 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Dubmill Point Dubmill Point NY078465 John Callion
17 Aug 2015 Small Copper 2 Ulpha meadow Meathop SD461808 Martin Chadwick
16 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391766 David and Margaret Eastlick on ragwort
12 Aug 2015 Small Copper 4 Withheld Withheld NY000000 David Eastlick Withheld
11 Aug 2015 Small Copper 3 Grune Point Skinburness NY134564 Michael Williams
8 Aug 2015 Small Copper 1 Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY086479 Michael Williams
29 Jul 2015 Small Copper 1 Brigsteer Wood Brigsteer SD482889 Nigel Maden
12 Jun 2015 Small Copper 2 Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD179785 James Brockbank
12 Jun 2015 Small Copper 1 Ulpha garden Ulpha SD213954 James Brockbank
10 Jun 2015 Small Copper 1 Gillathwaite Ennerdale Bridge NY143139 Barbara Nelson
10 Jun 2015 Small Copper 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY275568 Graeme Baker
9 Jun 2015 Small Copper 1 Undermillbeck Common Bowness-on-Windermere SD421950 Martin Chadwick
4 Jun 2015 Small Copper 1 Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY130019 Tom Dunbar Seen on approach footpath from layby.
14 May 2015 Small Copper 1 High Dam Finsthwaite SD357887 Martin Chadwick
12 Oct 2014 Small Copper 1 Rampside Shoreline Rampside SD231662 K Milligan/D Preston
7 Oct 2014 Small Copper 1 East Park Crofton Wigton NY304504 Michael Williams
21 Sep 2014 Small Copper Wart Barrow Grange-over-Sands SD389768 Martin Chadwick Nectaring on ivy with honey bees
26 Aug 2014 Small Copper 1 Hawkshead Guide Posts Hawkshead SD381991 David Eastlick full sun, little wind
26 Aug 2014 Small Copper 2 Lowca Cliff Path Lowca NX978223 Irene Stephenson
23 Aug 2014 Small Copper 2 Grune Point Skinburness NY130563 Michael Williams
22 Aug 2014 Small Copper 1 Bowness-on-Solway gravel pits Bowness-on-Solway NY206617 Michael Williams
15 Aug 2014 Small Copper 1 Grizedale Forest Hawkshead SD342964 Mo Richards
8 Aug 2014 Small Copper 1 Bowness Cemetery Bowness-on-Windermere SD400962 Sue Shiels
7 Aug 2014 Small Copper 7 Skinburness Skinburness NY127557 John Callion
7 Aug 2014 Small Copper 6 Great Corby Carlisle NY480545 Karen Mclellan In wildflower meadow
5 Aug 2014 Small Copper 1 Great Corby Carlisle NY486545 Karen Mclellan
5 Aug 2014 Small Copper 1 Tarn Hows Coniston SD330998 Mo Richards
4 Aug 2014 Small Copper 3 Gamblesby bridleway to Melmerby NY615382 C & A Robinson Corrected grid ref.
4 Aug 2014 Small Copper 3 Withheld Withheld NY000000 David Eastlick
3 Aug 2014 Small Copper 1 Withheld Withheld NY000000 David Eastlick
26 Jul 2014 Small Copper 1 Collin Ford, Great Corby Carlisle NY480544 Karen Mclellan In wildflower meadow
24 Jun 2014 Small Copper 2 Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY740078 Phil Berry
17 Jun 2014 Small Copper 1 Allonby Cycle Track Allonby NY078415 John Callion stunning on Ox Eye Daisy
15 Jun 2014 Small Copper 1 Geltsdale Castle Carrock NY570545 Gary Hedges
14 Jun 2014 Small Copper 2 Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978210 Mike and Lyn Mills
2 Jun 2014 Small Copper 2 Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994299 Chris Winnick Just emerged!
24 May 2014 Small Copper 1 Collin Ford, Great Corby Carlisle NY480544 Karen Mclellan Nectaring on Scabious and basking
21 May 2014 Small Copper 1 Townhead Newbiggin (Brampton) NY563493 Karen Mclellan
21 May 2014 Small Copper 1 Blindcrake garden Blindcrake NY142342 M Dixon
13 May 2014 Small Copper 2 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD188749 Martin Chadwick