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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
31 Aug 2015 Wall Brown 11 Adult East of Allonby Allonby NY095440 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
18 Sep 2015 Wall Brown 11 Adult St Bees Head St Bees NX943131 VC70 Cumberland Clive Bew Spread out across the path round the head
9 May 2017 Wall Brown 11 Adult Skinburness Silloth NY122557 VC70 Cumberland Linda & Arthur Pennington
8 Aug 2019 Wall Brown 11 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD189744 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 22873.jpeg
27 Jul 2016 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Full sun. 1pm-2.30pm
7 Jun 2017 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 9483.jpeg
17 Aug 2017 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD452774 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans
6 May 2018 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Cavendish Dock Rd Barrow-in-Furness SD206684 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 50 minute walk. 100% sun. Also 4 flying whites. No i.d.
9 Jun 2018 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Hutton Roof Common Hutton SD550778 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 22oC 70% sun
30 Jul 2018 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD443818 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans All on approach path from road.
29 Aug 2018 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 2 hour walk. 19C 95% sun. 1 very tatty.
28 Apr 2019 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
31 Jul 2020 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Hay Bridge Nature Reserve Bouth SD3360387076 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Open woodland south of reserve centre.
14 Aug 2020 Speckled Wood 11 Adult High Park Wood Witherslack SD4386 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
2 Sep 2020 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Whitbarrow SD459852 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 35 minute walk from Ravens Lodge towards Whitbarrow Lodge. (...)
22 Jun 2021 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Yewbarrow Witherslack SD4341785326 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 50% sun, 16C. In wooded fringe below Yewbarrow.
26 Jul 2021 Speckled Wood 11 Adult High Park Wood Witherslack SD4387 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
16 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 VC69 Westmorland Paul Haughian 34520.jpeg
23 Jun 2022 Speckled Wood 11 Adult High Park Wood Witherslack SD436865 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
15 Sep 2016 Small White 11 Adult Ulverston Hospice Ulverston SD290789 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 2 hour walk around Ulverston.
24 Jul 2018 Small White 11 Adult Mealpot Rd Maryport NY036361 VC70 Cumberland Keith Hamilton
26 Jul 2018 Small White 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 26oC 90% sun
8 Aug 2019 Small White 11 Adult High Casterton Kirkby Lonsdale SD624779 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick 23 deg C Beaufort 1 wind full sun aggregated grid reference
6 Jul 2020 Small White 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 18c. 100% sun. Breeze 4.
3 Aug 2021 Small White 11 Adult Bridleway Ulverston SD286755 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Path from Far Mountbarrow to Birkrigg. Early evening. 100% sun.
22 Aug 2021 Small White 11 Adult Birkshill Garden Raughton Head NY373505 VC70 Cumberland K Temple All on buddleia except GVW
15 Jul 2014 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY084475 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
2 Oct 2015 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Barrow-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness SD200701 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar
23 Aug 2016 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 22oC 80% sun...all on Buddleia
13 Aug 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Lenibrick Point Flookburgh SD349752 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick between Sandgate and Lenibrick point
18 Sep 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Halecat Garden Centre Witherslack SD4336883602 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 50% sun, 17c. 3.00 -3.30pm. Feeding on sedum and asters.
20 Apr 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Flimby wood Flimby NY032342 VC70 Cumberland Keith Hamilton Along a walk of around 2km up through the wood
9 Jul 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
29 Jul 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Garden Penrith NY499267 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
24 Aug 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult St Bees Head St Bees NX938147 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
14 Sep 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult N Walney Barrow-in-Furness SD166711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 60 mins circular walk.. 20C.
17 Jul 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD5093 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould
3 Aug 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY724064 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oc 65% sun little wind.
23 Aug 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Garden Ulverston SD287766 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Mid morning. Mainly on buddleia & on washing on the line. Approx (...) 33815.jpeg
5 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Garden Penrith NY499266 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
15 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Adult Garden Penrith NY499266 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
13 Aug 2015 Small Skipper 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727070 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar
25 Aug 2015 Small Skipper 11 Adult Greystoke Forest Lamonby NY395334 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell
12 Jul 2017 Small Skipper 11 Adult Arnside Heathwaite Arnside SD4576 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
16 Jul 2017 Small Skipper 11 Adult Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Clawthorpe SD538782 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
16 Jul 2017 Small Skipper 11 Adult Sedgwick House Sedgwick SD508868 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell On sunny bank full of thistles.
2 Jul 2018 Small Skipper 11 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD541786 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
19 Jul 2018 Small Skipper 11 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD431866 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 23oC 60% sun
25 Jul 2018 Small Skipper 11 Adult High Stand Plantation Armathwaite NY485478 VC70 Cumberland R H Jones 1km walk to north
26 Jul 2018 Small Skipper 11 Adult Oxen Park Oxen Park SD317874 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
1 Aug 2019 Small Skipper 11 Adult Broomriggs - Poor House Field Hawkshead SD361970 VC69 Westmorland Paul Martin 80% sun, 20 degrees, mild breeze
1 Aug 2019 Small Skipper 11 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505932 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 22335.jpeg
1 Jul 2020 Small Skipper 11 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 55 minutes in and around the quarry late afternoon. Temp 20C, (...)
12 Jul 2020 Small Skipper 11 Adult Kirket Nook Woods Witherslack SD4438984254 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 100% sun, 18C, light breeze.
29 Jul 2020 Small Skipper 11 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD329976 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
15 Jul 2021 Small Skipper 11 Adult St Helens Flimby NY008325 VC70 Cumberland John Callion tHESE ARE ONLY THE ONES L 'KICKED UP' WHILE WALKING
4 Aug 2021 Small Skipper 11 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD330978 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Some cloud, some sun
31 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 11 Adult High Dam Finsthwaite SD3689 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick
17 Jun 2020 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 11 Adult Holme Park Fell Lower Clawthorpe SD5394879056 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Lower path area only. 90% sun, 22C, humid. 30 minutes (...) 26717.jpeg
8 Jun 2021 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD4558977281 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans In and around the summit of the Knott
7 Jul 2021 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 11 Adult Swindale Shap NY522142 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
26 Jun 2014 Small Heath 11 Adult Hartsop Dodd Ullswater NY4111 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Cockroft
4 Jun 2015 Small Heath 11 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbride NY273569 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams
28 Jun 2015 Small Heath 11 Adult Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978220 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills
29 May 2016 Small Heath 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460848 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 5092.gif
2 Jun 2016 Small Heath 11 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
31 May 2017 Small Heath 11 Adult Glasson Maryport NY029358 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 9506.jpeg
21 Jun 2017 Small Heath 11 Adult Tarn Moor Orton NY675079 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
4 Jun 2018 Small Heath 11 Adult A684 verge Sedbergh SD602921 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Intermittent sun, 21 deg.C. One couple mating. 13559.jpeg
7 Jun 2018 Small Heath 11 Adult Hampsfell Grange over Sands SD400792 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick dry sunny warm about 19 deg C little wind and springy grass
11 Jun 2018 Small Heath 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD452774 VC69 Westmorland Linda
11 Jun 2018 Small Heath 11 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD491900 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Intermittent sun, strong northerly breeze.
22 Jun 2018 Small Heath 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD461853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC 80% .
29 Jun 2018 Small Heath 11 Adult Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Grange over Sands SD4079 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
26 Jun 2019 Small Heath 11 Adult Holme Fell area Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar
27 Jun 2019 Small Heath 11 Adult Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY146027 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 394m.
8 Jul 2019 Small Heath 11 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD461851 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC 10% sun [no breeze]
28 Jul 2019 Small Heath 11 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC bright but only 10% sun No wind.
27 May 2020 Small Heath 11 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
14 Jun 2020 Small Heath 11 Adult Faulds Brow Quarry Wigton NY340470 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong
24 Jun 2020 Small Heath 11 Adult Seat Quarry, Caldbeck Carlisle NY283402 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong Bright and breezy 26982.jpeg
9 Aug 2020 Small Heath 11 Adult Smardale Gill Newbiggin-on-Lune NY727069 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick misty sun, wind Beaufort 5 but reduced by shelter, trees and (...)
6 Jun 2021 Small Heath 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC full sun.
16 May 2022 Small Heath 11 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD196773 VC69 Westmorland Paul Haughian 35806.jpeg
2 Oct 2015 Small Copper 11 Adult Tindale jack/spelter works Tindale NY617592 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard nectaring on escaped garden mint. Noon, sunny, 12 deg.
22 Jul 2018 Small Copper 11 Adult Garden Maryport NY052359 VC70 Cumberland Keith Hamilton
16 Aug 2018 Small Copper 11 Adult Bowness on Solway Nature Reserve Bowness-on-Solway NY206617 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 1.30 pm - 3.10 pm 16733.jpeg
25 Aug 2018 Small Copper 11 Adult Miltonrigg wood meadow Milton NY557607 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard On scabious
12 Sep 2018 Small Copper 11 Adult Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY579257 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 17348.jpeg
31 May 2018 Small Blue 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Including 1 pair
6 Jun 2018 Small Blue 11 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX9948530731 VC70 Cumberland Tom Dunbar Egg-laying Small Blue. Force 6 wind. 13660.jpeg
24 Jun 2018 Small Blue 11 Adult Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX979219 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills
27 Jul 2016 Silver-washed Fritillary 11 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood Brigsteer SD487877 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC 90% sun Most very fresh.
15 Jul 2019 Silver-washed Fritillary 11 Adult Roudsea Moss and Woods Greenodd SD334818 VC69 Westmorland Finn Bugge 22C
21 Jul 2020 Silver-washed Fritillary 11 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood Kendal SD487879 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Sunny 20c.
7 Jul 2022 Silver-washed Fritillary 11 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood Levens SD486878 VC69 Westmorland Sue and Finn Bugge 20C- Along high, middle and lower pathways
17 Aug 2017 Scotch Argus 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD452774 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 11858.jpeg
25 Jul 2021 Scotch Argus 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 VC69 Westmorland Michael Hampson
14 Jun 2014 Ringlet 11 Adult Workington Wind Farm Workington NX993297 VC70 Cumberland Martin Chadwick
10 Jul 2015 Ringlet 11 Adult Disused Railway Winton Cumbria NY7910 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Disused railway cutting, 26deg. C, 15.00 - 15.30.
25 Jun 2016 Ringlet 11 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Whitehaven NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
6 Jul 2016 Ringlet 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Overcast. 70 mins.
30 Jun 2017 Ringlet 11 Adult Arnside Knott - West Side Arnside SD451777 VC69 Westmorland David Gower 12.30 p m
30 Jun 2017 Ringlet 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD453775 VC69 Westmorland David Gower 12.30 PM
12 Jul 2017 Ringlet 11 Adult Arnside Copridding Arnside SD4477 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
18 Jul 2017 Ringlet 11 Adult Howe Ridding Orchard Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
2 Jul 2018 Ringlet 11 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD541786 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
6 Jul 2019 Ringlet 11 Adult Flashbank Wood Brigsteer SD490879 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
15 Jul 2019 Ringlet 11 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood Levens SD4857987801 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Most in lower ride.
20 Jun 2020 Ringlet 11 Adult High Arnside Tarn Skelwith Bridge NY330010 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
1 Jul 2020 Ringlet 11 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 55 minutes in and around the quarry late afternoon. Temp 20C, (...)
7 Jul 2021 Ringlet 11 Adult High Wath Bridge Nr Gaitsgill NY377467 VC70 Cumberland L Swift and T Dixon
26 Jul 2021 Ringlet 11 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
20 Jun 2022 Ringlet 11 Adult Kendal golf course (next to) Kendal SD505929 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC 80% sun. little wind.
25 Jun 2022 Ringlet 11 Adult Aikbank Farm Waverton NY216459 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson
5 Jul 2022 Ringlet 11 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Sunny periods 17c
11 Sep 2014 Red Admiral 11 Adult Curthwaite Wigton NY323493 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams
16 Oct 2014 Red Admiral 11 Adult Lindale Road Lindale SD418811 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Cockroft
29 Oct 2014 Red Admiral 11 Adult Marshside Beach Bootle SD073908 VC70 Cumberland Andrew Cockroft on the beach at Marshside.all heading north
3 Jul 2017 Red Admiral 11 Adult Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Clawthorpe SD537792 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 15oc 20% sun
15 Sep 2017 Red Admiral 11 Adult Wetheral Greenacres Wetheral NY458552 VC70 Cumberland R H Jones
15 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 11 Adult New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard On Buddleia
25 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 11 Adult Sizergh Castle gardens Levens SD499879 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans
28 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 11 Adult Ulverston Canal path Ulverston SD300782 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 100% sun. On Ivy.
20 Sep 2019 Red Admiral 11 Adult Blue Dial Allonby NY073409 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
13 Sep 2020 Red Admiral 11 Adult Birkshill Raughton Head NY377431 VC70 Cumberland Keith Temple
29 Sep 2020 Red Admiral 11 Adult Red Lane Ulverston SD300755 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 14C. 100% sun. On Ivy. 29592.jpeg
7 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 11 Adult Garden Uldale NY249369 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
12 Aug 2022 Red Admiral 11 Adult Forestry track sleetbeck Carlisle NY495757 VC70 Cumberland Richard Brown Hot, sunny and still
10 Jul 2018 Purple Hairstreak 11 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY40155693 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Total seen active around 6pm high up on 5 Oak trees bordering (...)
24 Jul 2019 Purple Hairstreak 11 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY557608 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 6pm. In SW section of wood. 21oC, 10%sun, wind - SW2
7 Aug 2014 Peacock 11 Adult Great Corby Carlisle NY480544 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan In garden
19 Jul 2018 Peacock 11 Adult Aikbank Wigton NY215457 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson On thistles
4 Aug 2018 Peacock 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY7206 VC69 Westmorland Michael Addis There were 4 of us and we walked from Smardale carpark to the (...)
1 Aug 2019 Peacock 11 Adult Garden Penrith NY499266 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
3 Aug 2019 Peacock 11 Adult Oxen Park Oxen Park SD317872 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
4 Aug 2019 Peacock 11 Adult Seaton Workington NY016307 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
7 Sep 2019 Peacock 11 Adult Tilberthwaite Coniston NY305011 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Temp 15 degrees
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 11 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Warm and sunny
14 Aug 2021 Peacock 11 Adult Smardale NNR Smardale NY739082 VC69 Westmorland Tim Wallis
11 Aug 2018 Painted Lady 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
26 Jun 2019 Painted Lady 11 Adult Abbey Gills Lanercost NY549641 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 18 oC. 100%sun
30 Jul 2019 Painted Lady 11 Adult Garden Penrith NY499267 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 22263.jpeg
2 Aug 2019 Painted Lady 11 Adult Eden Mount Grange over Sands SD401781 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
4 Aug 2019 Painted Lady 11 Adult Wet Sleddale Shap NY550112 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell
13 Aug 2019 Painted Lady 11 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460852 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC 50% sun.
24 Aug 2019 Painted Lady 11 Adult Cunswick Scar Kendal SD49 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key
17 Sep 2019 Painted Lady 11 Adult Garden Penrith NY499267 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
20 Sep 2019 Painted Lady 11 Adult Latterbarrow Hawkshead Hawkshead SD362991 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
4 May 2017 Orange-tip 11 Adult Bowness gravel pits Bowness-on-Solway NY2061 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 17 degrees, relatively sheltered from strong easterly inside (...)
7 May 2017 Orange-tip 11 Adult Grizedale Forest Satterthwaite SD337968 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
22 May 2017 Orange-tip 11 Adult River Lowther Askham NY516221 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 8 males, 3 females. 9081.jpeg
21 Apr 2019 Orange-tip 11 Adult Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD445820 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick sunny, 21 deg C wind Beaufort 1
12 May 2019 Orange-tip 11 Adult Ennerdale Ennerdale Bridge NY135170 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson
20 May 2019 Orange-tip 11 Adult Yew Tree Tarn Coniston NY322003 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
28 May 2022 Orange-tip 11 Adult Mosedale Caldbeck NY327327 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson
15 Jul 2021 Northern Brown Argus 11 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD449867 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 220c 100% sun no wind. widespread
13 Jun 2018 Mountain Ringlet 11 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1428402763 VC70 Cumberland Adam McVeigh
4 Jul 2015 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
19 Jul 2015 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Lambhowe Hill Crosthwaite SD421917 VC69 Westmorland Brian Snell
13 Aug 2015 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY7207 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien Some very tatty looking
31 Aug 2015 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Walney Channel slag bank Walney SD183682 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Overcast.
19 Jul 2016 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Burton Fell Burton-in-Kendal SD546778 VC69 Westmorland Stephen Matthewman
1 Aug 2016 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979212 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason
29 Jul 2017 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
6 Jul 2018 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD435867 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 25oC 80% sun
9 Jul 2018 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Bell Rake Witherslack SD4387 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
14 Jul 2018 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD4179 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
22 Jul 2018 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Garden Maryport NY052359 VC70 Cumberland Keith Hamilton
30 Jul 2018 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD434879 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans
27 Jun 2019 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Low Dale Park Rusland SD3587791496 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 100% sun, 23c. Forest road above Thwaite Head Fell.
2 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Yewbarrow Witherslack SD432847 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC Dull 10% sun freshly emerged
6 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD417907 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun, 21deg.C. Light airs.
8 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
15 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Lane End Farm Levens SD4901987263 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Field just to east of farm buildings.
16 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood Levens SD485881 VC69 Westmorland Finn Bugge
3 Aug 2019 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Grange over Sands SD4079 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
24 Jul 2020 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Drigg Dunes Drigg SD04839847 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson From SD04839847 to SD06369709
25 Jul 2020 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Drigg Dunes Drigg SD04839847 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson From SD04839847 to SD06369709
29 Jul 2020 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Greystoke Forest Greystoke NY4033 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 15 degrees, sunny spells
11 Aug 2020 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Smardale Gill Newbiggin-on-Lune NY7106 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
11 Aug 2020 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Smardale Gill Newbiggin-on-Lune NY7206 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
25 Jul 2021 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 9.20-10.40 32671.jpeg
26 Jul 2021 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD492906 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Sunny intervals.
31 Jul 2021 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Eskmeals Ravenglass SD08139469 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
22 Jun 2022 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Farrers Allotment Levens SD454858 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 21oC 90% sun gentle breeze....expected more.
24 Jun 2022 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick overcast and warm with absolutely no wind
30 Jun 2022 Meadow Brown 11 Adult High Hampsfield Lindale SD406801 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick sunny and warm
1 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Garden Holmrook SD079995 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman
7 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 11 Adult Farrers Allotment Levens SD454859 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC 60% sun.
2 Jun 2021 Marsh Fritillary 11 Adult Longmoor Common Ennerdale Bridge NY065152 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 11 Seen in 90 minutes. Breezy 30790.jpeg
13 Aug 2015 Large White 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY725068 VC69 Westmorland Brian Snell
5 Aug 2016 Large White 11 Adult Harriston Aspatria NY165415 VC70 Cumberland John Callion WCBS
2 Jun 2014 Large Skipper 11 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994299 VC70 Cumberland Chris Winnick Just emerged!
6 Jun 2014 Large Skipper 11 Adult Soddy Gap Little Broughton NY078328 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
8 Jun 2014 Large Skipper 11 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994303 VC70 Cumberland Stephen Lowther
8 Jun 2014 Large Skipper 11 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbride NY271569 VC70 Cumberland Stephen Lowther
26 Jun 2017 Large Skipper 11 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 15.30 to 16.00 in calm and sunny weather
27 Jun 2019 Large Skipper 11 Adult Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317884 VC69 Westmorland Rob Fitter
23 Jun 2016 Large Heath 11 Adult Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD447820 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards On Moss
17 Aug 2015 Green-veined White 11 Adult Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD412793 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 40 minute circuit of Merlewood Bank and top fields
25 Aug 2015 Green-veined White 11 Adult Breakyneck Scar area Newbiggin-on-Lune NY720053 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar
29 Jul 2016 Green-veined White 11 Adult Sizergh Fell woodland Levens SD491870 VC69 Westmorland Karen Bullimore
25 May 2017 Green-veined White 11 Adult Glasson Maryport NY0336 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 19deg, 100% SS, wind- N1. Salmoor Way to Marina
14 Jul 2018 Green-veined White 11 Adult Beacon Tarn Water Yeat SD282892 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
28 Aug 2018 Green-veined White 11 Adult Sizergh Fell woodland Levens SD4896286831 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans
1 Aug 2019 Green-veined White 11 Adult Kendal Golf Course and Fell Kendal SD505931 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 22oC 40% sun.
4 Aug 2019 Green-veined White 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727067 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips 70% sun 20c
16 Jul 2021 Green-veined White 11 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood Brigsteer SD4855587872 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 40% sun, warm and humid.
8 May 2022 Green-veined White 11 Adult Wakebarrow Levens SD456864 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 50% sun 15oC
12 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 11 Adult Grike Ennerdale Bridge NY073138 VC70 Cumberland Barbara Nelson In an area if approx 0.5 miles along the Black Potts track
6 May 2018 Green Hairstreak 11 Adult Foulshaw Moss Levens SD460830 VC69 Westmorland Rob McDougall
9 Jul 2015 Grayling 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD457789 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
17 Aug 2015 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD412793 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 40 minute circuit of Merlewood Bank and top fields
18 Aug 2015 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
29 Jul 2017 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
24 Jul 2019 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Stock Wood Oxen Park SD311889 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
26 Jul 2019 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD454774 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
1 Aug 2019 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD207686 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 19c. Overcast
3 Aug 2020 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190715 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 85 minute circuit of the slag bank. Dull and breezy. temp 16C
14 Aug 2020 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192792 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 11.05-12.50. 100%sun. 20'sC.
24 Jul 2021 Gatekeeper 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 18c. 12.05-14.10..
7 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 11 Adult Whitbarrow NE Witherslack SD449885 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar 3 females and 18 eggs located 8705.jpeg
24 May 2018 Duke of Burgundy 11 Adult Lyth Valley Brigsteer SD4686 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey 21 deg.C. Full sun, occasional light easterly breeze. 10.00 - (...) 13296.jpeg
4 Jun 2015 Dingy Skipper 11 Adult Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978220 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills 1 mating pair
10 Jun 2019 Dingy Skipper 11 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3054 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Late morning, sunny, no wind. NW part of reserve.
18 May 2021 Dingy Skipper 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 14c. 100% sun.
13 Aug 2015 Dark Green Fritillary 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY725068 VC69 Westmorland Brian Snell Some quite worn
8 Jul 2017 Dark Green Fritillary 11 Adult High Park Wood Witherslack SD438865 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Sunny. 18oC. 10371.jpeg
20 Jun 2018 Dark Green Fritillary 11 Adult Bradleyfield allotment Kendal SD4991 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Fresh specimens. Nectaring on bramble flowers. 15 deg. C, strong (...) 14179.jpeg
22 Jun 2021 Dark Green Fritillary 11 Adult Yewbarrow Witherslack SD4341785326 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 50% sun, 16C. On southern and eastern slopes of Yewbarrow. 20 (...) 31324.jpeg
5 Jul 2021 Dark Green Fritillary 11 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD431881 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 13.05-15.00. 50% sun. 5 identified as not HBF. 31816.jpeg
7 Jun 2016 Common Blue 11 Adult Holme Park Fell Holme SD5380879331 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar
23 Jun 2016 Common Blue 11 Adult Little Asby Common Little Asby NY674078 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 10 males, 1 female.
17 Aug 2016 Common Blue 11 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD185787 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 2F, 9M. Two hours, full sun.
3 Jul 2017 Common Blue 11 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD541786 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 17oC 80% sun
24 Jul 2017 Common Blue 11 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD541786 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell All males.
9 Aug 2017 Common Blue 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 60 mins. 16C. 60% sun.
10 Jun 2018 Common Blue 11 Adult Hampsfell Grange over Sands SD3979 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
10 Jun 2018 Common Blue 11 Adult Humphrey Head Flookburgh SD392734 VC69 Westmorland Brian
1 Jul 2018 Common Blue 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY730070 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 14592.jpeg
26 Jul 2018 Common Blue 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727069 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 10m 1f
1 Aug 2018 Common Blue 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
25 May 2019 Common Blue 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
6 Jun 2019 Common Blue 11 Adult Glasson Maryport NY029360 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 15degC, mostly sunny, but breezy. 15:00-16:00hrs. 9 males 2 (...) 19336.jpeg
15 Jul 2019 Common Blue 11 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell males
26 May 2020 Common Blue 11 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD207685 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 1 f. 17c. Full sun.
31 May 2020 Common Blue 11 Adult Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD392735 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell
17 Jun 2020 Common Blue 11 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD5448378716 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 80% sun, 22C, humid. 40 minutes observation. 26709.jpeg
8 Jun 2021 Common Blue 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD4481477249 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Bracken/scrub area above Copridding Wood
5 Jul 2021 Common Blue 11 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD431881 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 13.05-15.00. 50% sun. 6 other large orange frits.
3 Aug 2021 Common Blue 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY724064 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oc 65% sun little wind.
4 Aug 2021 Common Blue 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD450773 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 21oC 90% sun and very little wind. several on marjoram
7 Jun 2022 Common Blue 11 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 VC69 Westmorland Peter Anderson Sunny, with some cloud
26 Aug 2017 Brimstone 11 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 7 males, 4 females. 11891.jpeg
19 Apr 2019 Brimstone 11 Adult Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD334825 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
21 Apr 2019 Brimstone 11 Adult Halecat Woods Witherslack SD433829 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 22oC Full sun
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 11 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 5 females, 6 males.