Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
2 Dec 2020 Light Emerald 1 Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38565803 Paul Kennedy Found on a fence under a mature oak tree and measured at 16mm in (...) 29826.jpeg
2 Dec 2020 Red Admiral 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards On Mahonia 29825.jpeg