Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
2 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 Martin Chadwick Two sparring on the upper section of the quarry. Sunny and (...)
2 Mar 2021 Red Admiral 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange over sands SD403782 Pam Wilson Flying in woodland. Very sunny.
1 Mar 2021 Peacock 1 Moss Rigg Quarry Coniston NY313023 Ade Mills
1 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Playing field Lindale SD417803 D Jackson
1 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Dalston garden Carlisle NY365498 Ian J Armstrong Two together and one single flying in afternoon sunshine
1 Mar 2021 Brimstone 1 Kents Bank sea wall path Kents Bank SD397755 Martin Chadwick Flying strongly in the mid-day sunshine
1 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Nectaring on heather and crocuses around 2pm. 29901.jpeg
1 Mar 2021 Brimstone 1 Garden beside woodland Grange over sands SD403782 Pam Wilson Female. Emerged from Ivy covered wall
1 Mar 2021 Brimstone 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD44877736 Rosa Menendez