Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
27 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Calvert Court Endmoor, Kendal SD538847 Brian and Lindsey Snell
23 Feb 2019 Painted Lady 1 Calvert Court Endmoor, Kendal SD538847 Brian Snell
23 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Calvert Court Endmoor, Kendal SD538847 Brian Snell
23 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Calvert Court Endmoor, Kendal SD538847 Brian Snell
15 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Calvert Court Endmoor, Kendal SD538847 Brian Snell
24 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Own Garden Cabus, Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 19degC in sun On purple/white crocus
22 Feb 2019 Painted Lady 2 Silecroft Silecroft SD112819 C Saunders 2 flying near cliff line 1km north of Silecroft Beach Car Park.
25 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Sands rd Ulverston SD289766 Charles Penfold Lovely sunny day on flowering heather in full sun in front (...)
27 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD456861 Chris Winnick 13oC full sun
27 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Farrer's Allotment Levens SD456861 Chris Winnick 13oC full sun
24 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD45587709 Christine Bennett
24 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Arnside Tower Arnside SD46237648 Christine Bennett
26 Feb 2019 Comma 2 Back Road Lindale SD417804 D Jackson
26 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Back Road Lindale SD417804 D Jackson
22 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Garden, Back Road Lindale SD41668043 D Jackson/B Dixon male, flying strongly
26 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 David Eastlick warm sunny morning
26 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Simpson Ground High Newton SD404841 David Johnson
23 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Simpson Ground High Newton SD404841 David Johnson
15 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 South-west Edge Of Coniferous Forest Egremont NY046113 David Rudd Rough grassland, south-west edge of Lowther Park, coniferous (...)
15 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 South-west Edge Of Coniferous Forest Egremont NY046113 David Rudd Rough grassland, south-west edge of Lowther Park, coniferous (...)
22 Feb 2019 Painted Lady 1 Rigmaden Court Mansergh, Kirkby Lonsdale SD612850 Diana Hall Flying round our garden!
25 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Hardcrag Grange over Sands SD405779 Doreen Howard
22 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Finn Nectaring on Lesser Celandine
22 Feb 2019 Brimstone 6 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Finn & Sue Bugge All males active in Reserve and nearby Halecat woods
16 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Brigsteer Kendal SD49238847 G Lawrence
23 Feb 2019 Comma 3 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD413787 Helen Wallace Basking in sun on path. 14c.
27 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Dalston garden Carlisle NY365498 Ian J Armstrong Bright sunshine with specimen on Grape Hyacinth cover.
26 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Dalston garden Carlisle NY36574986 Ian J Armstrong
24 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Bowfell Crescent Windermere SD414984 Ian Tallon
15 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Irton Pike Gosforth NY11890095 Jake Manson First of the year, 14 degrees celsius
22 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Allonby Allonby NY081432 John Callion Balmy warm morning, light southerly
26 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Brigsteer Road Levens SD488863 John Mounsey Nectaring on garden Erica. Hot sunshine, no wind.
24 Feb 2019 Mottled Grey 20 Coffin Wood Kendal SD504929 John Mounsey Approx. number. Couldn't be sure of identity; help please! (...) 17817.jpeg
24 Feb 2019 Satellite 1 Coffin Wood Kendal SD504929 John Mounsey Satellite, Eupsilia transversa. Overcast, still, 9.5deg.C, 8pm.
26 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Whinlatter Forest Park Braithwaite NY208241 K Hamilton
26 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Whinlatter Forest Park Braithwaite NY208241 K Hamilton
25 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Garden Maryport NY052359 K Hamilton A fresh looking butterfly, possibly same one 3 days in a row on (...)
24 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Garden Maryport NY052359 K Hamilton
23 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Garden Maryport NY052359 K Hamilton
15 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Garden MARYPORT NY052359 K Hamilton First butterfly of the year for me
24 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Whitbarrow Levens SD452870 Kath Armstrong Walking along the footpath around whitbarrow very warm 18 (...) 17807.jpeg
24 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Whitbarrow. Summit Levens SD444870 Kath Armstrong Flying strongly near the summit in a hollow. Warm slight (...)
25 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Walk by wood and grassland Caldbeck NY330399 L Swift Rather worn. On Dandelion.
25 Feb 2019 Peacock 2 Walk by wood and grassland Caldbeck NY330399 L Swift grid ref approx. Flying nd sunning on path
22 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Binsey Fell Uldale NY225355 L Swift Summit of Binsey Fell
22 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Gosling Sike Carlisle NY410588 Lucy Graham 16 degrees #sunny #breezy On CWT gosling sike building (...)
25 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Gait Barrows NNR Yealand Storrs SD478776 Lynne Farrell Fresh male
24 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Arnside village Arnside SD455785 Lynne Farrell Fresh male flying in garden
23 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Summerdale House Lupton SD545819 Lynne Farrell Male- very fresh flying in garden
23 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Summerdale House Lupton SD545819 Lynne Farrell Basking in garden
25 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick Sunny. 16C
25 Feb 2019 Comma 2 Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392767 Martin Chadwick Sunny. 16C
27 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Basking in sun on house wall
26 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller
26 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller 17870.jpeg
26 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Basking on house wall. Also same Comma as yesterday in garden (...)
25 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Rather worn, nectaring on heather about 2pm. 17823.jpeg
25 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller In hectic flight around the garden, ca. 2pm.
24 Feb 2019 Comma 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller Around 1pm, sunny, 17degC.
24 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller Around 1pm, sunny, 17degC.
24 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 Martin Keiller Around 1pm, sunny, 17degC.
22 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller Flying at 2pm in hazy sunshine. Breezy. My first butterfly of (...)
27 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Mo Richards
27 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Mo Richards
27 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 Mo Richards
25 Feb 2019 Painted Lady 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Warm, sunny
25 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Warm, sunny
27 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Casterton SD625792 Nigel Sherring light wind.
27 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Casterton SD415803 Nigel Sherring light wind.
27 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Casterton SD625792 Nigel Sherring light wind.
25 Feb 2019 Comma 1 garden at Rock Cottage High Casterton SD625792 Nigel Sherring feeding on pink viburnham
24 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange over Sands SD40387821 Pam Wilson In garden.Edge of woodland
23 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange over Sands SD40387821 Pam Wilson In garden adjoining woodland
25 Feb 2019 Dotted Border 1 River Esk near Longtown Longtown NY37737071 Paul Kennedy Found on a fencepost by the River Esk about 2km upstream of (...) 17819.jpeg
16 Feb 2019 Spring Usher 1 Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY558608 Paul Kennedy On fencepost at edge of wood, measured at 6mm in length. (...) 17780.jpeg
10 Feb 2019 Dotted Border 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY28115676 Paul Kennedy Found perched on a gatepost and measured at just under 9mm in (...) 17773.jpeg
23 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Haweswater Burnbanks NY490157 Peter Ritson
22 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Broughton in Furness churchyard Broughton in Furness SD2095487372 Richard Evans Active and nectaring in the crocus carpeting the churchyard. 17790.jpeg
17 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Witherslack Witherslack SD437826 Ryan Simpson Grid reference taken en route to Holy Well
27 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
26 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 River Lowther Whale NY516221 Sarah Mitchell
25 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Knipe Moor Bampton Grange NY521189 Sarah Mitchell Flying.
24 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 River Lowther Whale NY516221 Sarah Mitchell basking in sun and flying.
24 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 River Lowther Whale NY516221 Sarah Mitchell basking in sun and flying.
22 Feb 2019 Brimstone 1 Arnside Promenade Arnside SD4578 Stephen Ward Friday afternoon - flying over front gardens along cul-de-sac (...)
22 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Garden Area Unthank NY452360 T Dixon Flying and sunning in garden
15 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Lawn Area Keswick NY270223 Tim dixon No email address
15 Feb 2019 Peacock 1 Lawn Area Keswick NY270231 Tim dixon No email address
24 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Garden Keswick NY270223 Timothy Dixon two on Heather and buddleia leaves
24 Feb 2019 Comma 1 Stony Hazel Rusland SD337897 Tom and Felix Fitter
22 Feb 2019 Peacock 2 Broughton Moor Broughton in Furness SD242949 Tom and Felix Fitter
22 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Broughton Moor Broughton in Furness SD242949 Tom and Felix Fitter
22 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 My garden near Portinscale NY247242 Tony Marsh On flowering Rosemary & sunbathing. V. flighty
24 Feb 2019 Brimstone 2 Wartbarrow Allithwaite SD392767 Wendy Nelson warm sunny day
26 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402570 William O'Brien On Lesser Celandine.
26 Feb 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402570 William O'Brien On Lesser Celandine.
25 Feb 2019 Red Admiral 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401569 William O'Brien On Lesser Celandine.