Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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