Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Chimney Sweeper

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
7 Jul 2018 Chimney Sweeper 4 Barkbooth Lot Bowland Bridge SD415907 Tom and Felix Fitter
6 Jul 2018 Chimney Sweeper 1 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4179 Doreen Howard
2 Jul 2018 Chimney Sweeper 2 Old Scotch Road, east of Sedbergh SD598911 John Mounsey Full sun, fitful easterly breeze, 25deg. C. No butterflies seen (...)
1 Jul 2018 Chimney Sweeper 28 Waitby Greenriggs Kirkby Stephen NY760082 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts Probably many more 14585.jpeg
30 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 50 Barkbooth Lot Witherslack SD417907 Mike Gregory near the pond
28 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 1 Withheld Withheld NY000000 Chris Winnick Withheld
27 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 6 Brantwood lower garden Coniston SD311958 Brian and Lindsey Snell
26 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 100 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418907 Brian Chandler Lost count
24 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 50 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD317879 Tom and Felix Fitter
23 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 12 High Arnside Tarn Skelwith NY330010 Mo Richards
22 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 20 Disused Railway Winton Cumbria NY796100 John Mounsey Approx. number. Presumably from field full of Pignut immediately (...)
21 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 30 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD416907 Mike Gregory
21 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 9 Whale Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
18 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 10 Longsleddale Longsleddale NY492055 Martin Chadwick At least 10 in a small meadow between Stockdale and Brow Gill
13 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 75 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418908 Chris Winnick cool, cloudy and breezy....these flew up as I walked by. Real (...)
13 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 1 Scout Scar Kendal SD4891 Lynne Farrell
12 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 5 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439827 Brian Chandler
12 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 2 Potter Fell Burneside SD521988 Sue Shiels
11 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 1 Helsington Barrows Kendal SD492903 John Mounsey Intermittent sun, strong northerly breeze.
10 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 1 River Duddon Seathwaite Duddon Valley SD224961 Tom and Felix Fitter
9 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 50 Jubilee Meadow Crosthwaite SD43529167 David Jackson/ Barbara Dixon Too many to count.
9 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 17 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4179 Doreen Howard
9 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 2 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4178 Doreen Howard
9 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 3 Swarthmoor Ulverston SD284768 Helen Wallace Field at the back of swarthmoor hall
9 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 20 Stanthwaite Bassenthwaite NY256357 James Macgregor Colony beside road 13854.jpeg
8 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 2 Yewtree Tarn Coniston NY322003 Mo Richards
8 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 30 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3187 Tony Moverley (Argent & Sable workshop) Minimum count
8 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 1 Oxen Park Oxen Park SD3188 Tony Moverley (Argent & Sable workshop)
7 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 1 Newbiggin Crags Holme SD5479 Barry Dyson
7 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 30 Kendal Fell Kendal SD506932 John Mounsey Approx. number. None there two days ago. 21 deg.C, full sun, (...)
6 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD438827 Ian Tallon
4 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 4 Talkin Tarn Brampton NY545584 Paul Kennedy In meadow at south end of tarn.
12 Jul 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD417907 Chris Winnick 70% sun 18oC
11 Jul 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD417908 Chris Winnick 100% cloud 17oC...most disturbed by walking.
6 Jul 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Potter Fell Burneside SD520992 Sue Shiels Humid and sunny
5 Jul 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Kendal golf course Kendal SD503928 John Mounsey Mild, still, overcast. Moth still active at 8.20 pm. 10266.jpeg
5 Jul 2017 Chimney Sweeper 3 River Lowther Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell Breezy and cloudy. 15oC.
2 Jul 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Halecat Woods Witherslack SD4383 John Mounsey 14.15 - 16.15, 19 deg. C, SW breeze, sunny spells. Meadow east (...)
2 Jul 2017 Chimney Sweeper 2 River Lowther Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell Windy. Brief sunny spells.
26 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 4 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4179 Doreen Howard cloudy and cool
26 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 3 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4178 Doreen Howard cloudy& cool
25 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 10 Yewtree Tarn Coniston NY322003 Mo Richards
24 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Latrigg Keswick NY274251 Roger Fellows
24 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 7 River Lowther Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
21 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Tarn Moor Orton NY675079 Sarah Mitchell
21 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Glenderaterra Threlkeld NY298263 Tom O'Boyle and Kate Blomfield
20 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 150 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD416907 Chris Winnick 23oC 80% sun.......everywhere!
20 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 23 River Lowther Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
19 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 3 Ling Fell Wythop Wythop Mill NY172282 John Callion
18 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 16 Smardale Disused Rly Line Newbiggin on Lune NY712061 Margaret and David Eastlick Melancholy Thistle,Wood Cranesbill, and Dog Rose Blue sky, (...)
18 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Martin Keiller
17 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 5 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4178 Doreen Howard
17 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 16 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4179 Doreen Howard
17 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 66 Bartkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 Sarah Mitchell Many more but gave up counting to concentrate on Fritillaries!
17 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Sarah Mitchell 21oC. Sunny.
15 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 2 River Lowther Askham NY516221 Sarah Mitchell Very windy. Sunny spells & showers.
13 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Kirkhead Allithwaite SD393755 Martin Chadwick 80 minutes covering the south east slopes of Kirkhead. T 17C (...)
9 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 10 Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY341542 Paul Kennedy
7 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 26 Barkbooth Lot Bowland Bridge SD418909 Karen Bullimore
4 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Aira Force Dockray NY400206 Sarah Mitchell
31 May 2017 Chimney Sweeper 2 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4179 Doreen Howard
31 May 2017 Chimney Sweeper 3 Cross hall Sedbergh SD687939 Helen Wallace In grass verge at side of A683. 9.10am. Sunny.
31 May 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY394301 Sarah Mitchell
17 Jul 2016 Chimney Sweeper 1 Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY341542 Paul Kennedy
3 Jul 2016 Chimney Sweeper 3 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD335874 John Mounsey Overcast, 13deg.C
30 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 1 High Dam (above) Finsthwaite SD361889 David Eastlick
23 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 20 Cartmel Fell Church Cartmel Fell SD416880 D Jackson Too many to count.
23 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 60 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 Ian Tallon 1.00pm - 2.15pm
23 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 65 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 Ian Tallon 1.00pm - 2.15pm
23 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 4 Ling Fell Wythop Wythop Mill NY175284 John Callion
23 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 18 Tarn Sike Raisbeck NY665076 Sarah Mitchell
20 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 97 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 Sarah Mitchell
18 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 1 Collin Ford, Great Corby Carlisle NY480544 Karen Mclellan
16 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 6 Yewtree Tarn Coniston NY322003 Mo Richards Occasional sunshine.
14 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 15 Gillathwaite Ennerdale Bridge NY143140 Barbara Nelson
14 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 8 Yewtree Tarn Coniston NY320005 Mo Richards Patchy sunshine
12 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 100 Finglandrigg Wood and surrounding area Kirkbampton NY2656 Paul Kennedy The odd one seen in the reserve, but abundant to the west along (...)
12 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 1 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY394301 Sarah Mitchell Also 6 unidentified Whites
6 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 1 Kirkhead Allithwaite SD393755 Martin Chadwick
3 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 6 Maryport Golf Course Maryport NY052390 John Callion
28 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper Ulpha Quarry Ulpha SD204941 James Brockbank several
15 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 2 High Borrowdale Shap NY5702 John Mounsey Strong gusty wind, 20deg C, 11.30 - 12.00. Hay Meadows south of (...)
15 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 3 Smardale Gill Newbiggin on Lune NY719061 Nigel Maden
10 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 5 Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY394301 Brian and Denise Grundy
10 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 3 Disused Railway Winton Cumbria NY7910 John Mounsey Disused railway cutting, 26deg. C, 15.00 - 15.30.
10 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 2 Whale Helton NY522216 Sarah Mitchell
7 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 2 Allonby Allonby NY081432 John Callion
5 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Carus Green Kendal SD517947 Brian Snell
5 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 20 High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY488486 Paul Kennedy All found along the causeway between the ponds.
4 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Water's Meet Seathwaite Duddon Valley SD227960 James Brockbank
4 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 4 Bishop's Allotment Hampsfield Backbarrow SD360842 John Mounsey Still, overcast, 20deg.C.
4 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 4 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD335874 John Mounsey Still, overcast, 20deg.C.
4 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 12 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Warm and windy late in day.
3 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 11 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD332820 David Eastlick
3 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 7 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD336817 David Eastlick
3 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 100 The Helm Oxenholme SD529891 Roger Fellows hundreds in small area, must be in the thousands
30 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper Ulpha garden Ulpha SD211914 James Brockbank
30 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 20 The Helm Oxenholme SD529891 Roger Fellows
28 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper Rainsbarrow Wood Ulpha SD186925 James Brockbank
28 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper Ulpha Quarry Ulpha SD202946 James Brockbank
27 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 2 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD336817 David Eastlick
27 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 5 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD333820 David Eastlick
27 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 29 Barkbooth Lot Winster SD418909 Sarah Mitchell
24 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Collin Ford, Great Corby Carlisle NY484546 Karen Mclellan
24 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Whale Penrith NY5221 Sarah Mitchell GR edited by MT 14/10/15 2407.jpeg
23 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 28 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD336817 David Eastlick
23 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 2 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD333820 David Eastlick
22 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 12 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards
22 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Selside Kendal SD515927 Pat Cuttell Flying over meadow near church
12 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 10 High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY488493 Paul Kennedy All found on the causeway between the ponds.
11 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Grange-in-Borrowdale Grange-in-Borrowdale NY252174 Karen Mclellan
9 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD328855 Helen Wallace
9 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 2 Undermillbeck Common Bowness-on-Windermere SD421950 Martin Chadwick
7 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 2 Barkbooth Lot Winster SD416907 Mark & Ian Cadey
6 Jun 2015 Chimney Sweeper 1 Hallsenna Moor National Nature Reserve Sellafield NY065006 Martin Chadwick
30 Jun 2014 Chimney Sweeper 1 Cunswick Scar Kendal SD493930 Brian Snell
23 Jun 2014 Chimney Sweeper 8 Carl Crag, Potter Fell Burneside SD520992 Sue Shiels
19 Jun 2014 Chimney Sweeper 8 Kendal Fell Kendal SD508931 Sue Shiels
17 Jun 2014 Chimney Sweeper 100 Gillathwaite Ennerdale Bridge NY137139 Barbara Nelson Very large number in Gillathwaite fields the number is an (...)
16 Jun 2014 Chimney Sweeper 13 Undermillbeck Common Windermere SD4195 Martin Chadwick
12 Jun 2014 Chimney Sweeper Faugh Brampton NY515555 Karen Mclellan All along the Roadside Verges. Many.