Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
4 Jul 2018 Zeiraphera isertana 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY275564 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Zeiraphera isertana (Cock's-head Bell)? on a fencepost in (...) 14670.jpeg
13 Jul 2017 Ypsolopha alpella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Ypsolopha alpella (verified by Liz Still, CMR). First record (...) 10565.jpeg
25 Jun 2017 Pseudargyrotoza conwagena 1 Adult Quarry Banks NR Cumwhinton NY456526 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Yellow-spot twist (Pseudargyrotoza conwagana). Poor record shot (...)
12 Jun 2016 Nemophora degeerella 30 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY282570 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Yellow-barred Longhorn. Two separate "swarms" flying at (...) 5579.jpeg
12 Jun 2016 Unlisted 30 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY282570 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Yellow-barred Longhorn. Two separate "swarms" flying at (...) 5580.jpeg
3 Jun 2015 Nemophora degeerella 2 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Yellow-barred Longhorn. Male and female flying in dappled light (...) 2096.jpeg
12 Jun 2015 Nemophora degeerella 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY495485 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Yellow-barred Longhorn.
24 Apr 2019 Yellow-barred Brindle 1 Adult Buttermere Youth Hostel Buttermere NY178169 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Yellow-barred Brindle on ceiling. 18421.jpeg
27 May 2017 Orthotaenia undulana 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386577 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Woodland Marble Agreed MC/PK 9280.jpeg
28 Sep 2015 Silver Y 8 Adult Allonby Allonby NY081432 VC70 Cumberland John Callion Within 100m of each other,mostly on Ragwort
6 Dec 2015 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386580 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Winter Moth/Northern Winter Moth (female)? Similar length to (...) 4502.jpeg
27 Nov 2016 Winter Moth 2 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Winter Moth identified by MC Dec 2016 Both found on fence posts (...) 8127.jpeg
16 Nov 2014 Winter Moth 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Winter Moth (Operophtera brumata) on fence-post at edge of (...)
20 Jul 2020 Small Fan-footed Wave 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond area Carlisle NY39355879 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Wingspan measured at 23mm. 27819.jpeg
20 Aug 2017 Ypsolopha parenthesella 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY387599 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy White-shouldered Smudge (Ypsolopha parenthesella)? 11817.jpeg
15 Aug 2017 Apotomis turbidana 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy White-shouldered Marble (Apotomis turbidana)? Field-guide says (...) 11700.jpeg
25 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 3 Adult Castle Crag Rosthwaite NY251156 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett Western slopes of Castle Crag.
17 Jul 2014 Wood Tiger 1 Adult Little Stand Cockley Beck NY251034 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank West flank of Little Stand, probably about 500ft a wood tiger (...)
17 Aug 2016 Treble-bar 2 Adult Redhills Quarry Millom SD178792 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Well camouflaged amongst stones.
29 Aug 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY33905408 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Warming itself in the morning sunshine. 29089.jpeg
17 Aug 2020 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Wetheral garden Wetheral NY462549 VC70 Cumberland R H Jones visiting buddlea
9 Jun 2017 Aethes cnicana 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386596 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Very similar to A. rubigana (which would appear to be more (...) 9519.jpeg
17 Jun 2014 Chimney Sweeper 100 Adult Gillathwaite Ennerdale Bridge NY137139 VC70 Cumberland Barbara Nelson Very large number in Gillathwaite fields the number is an (...)
26 Aug 2020 Ancylis badiana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38585885 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Very faded specimen. 29069.jpeg
14 Jul 2020 Archips xylosteana 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY33875424 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Variegated Golden Tortrix (Archips xylosteana) on nettles at (...) 27603.jpeg
10 Sep 2016 Common Marbled Carpet 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY339542 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Variant with broad orange-brown band on forewing.
24 Jul 2017 Ypsolopha ustella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Variable smudge (Ypsolopha ustella)??? Currently no records of (...) 10893.jpeg
30 Mar 2021 Ypsolopha ustella 1 Adult Whinhill Wood Brampton NY52395802 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Unidentified micro found on fencepost by path through wood, (...) 29960.jpeg
18 Jul 2018 Udea lutealis 1 Adult Fields Nether Wasdale NY147048 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Udea Lutealis? 15442.jpeg
5 Jan 2019 Spring Usher 2 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY558608 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Two Spring Ushers found about 20m apart on fenceposts at the (...) 17762.jpeg
14 Jun 2020 Phiaris palustrana 2 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY56506177 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Two Phiaris palustrana (?) found about 50m apart on Rhododendron (...) 26480.jpeg
6 Mar 2018 Torticoides alternella 2 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Two on fenceposts in woods to the north of Little Bampton Common (...)
17 Aug 2016 Shaded Broad-bar 8 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD185787 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Two hours, full sun.
17 Aug 2016 Silver Y 3 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD185787 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Two hours, full sun.
1 Jun 2021 Micropterix aureatella 2 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY48664809 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Two (one caught in spider's web) found along footpath off main (...) 30748.jpeg
8 Jun 2015 Platyptilia gonodactyla 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386579 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Triangle Plume. Found on waste ground adjacent to the nature (...) 2205.jpeg
27 Aug 2016 Triangle Plume 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386579 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Triangle Plume
25 Jun 2019 Green Oak Tortrix 40 Adult Stonethwaite Stonethwaite NY269137 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett Tortrix viridana (Green Oak Tortrix) moths on the path in oak (...)
19 Feb 2017 Torticoides alternella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Tortricodes alternella (Winter Shade) on fencepost at woodland (...)
6 Feb 2017 Torticoides alternella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Tortricodes alternella Suggested id takes into account (...) 8146.jpeg
3 Jun 2017 Timothy Tortrix 10 Adult Park Broom area Carlisle NY435584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Timothy Tortrix (Aphelia paleana). The most common moth found (...) 9425.jpeg
14 Jun 2020 Micropterix aureatella 3 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY558613 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Three seen from path through the wood over a distance of about (...) 26481.jpeg
20 Jun 2020 Orthotaenia undulana 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY49174816 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Thought to be Orthotaenia undulana but perhaps Celypha (...) 26796.jpeg
8 Jun 2020 Thistle Ermine 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY40285700 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Thistle Ermine (Myelois circumvoluta). On the grassy slope (...) 26353.jpeg
31 Jul 2018 Silver Y 1 Adult Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller This site is the re-covered area disturbed by the 2017 Roman (...)
18 Jul 2018 Anacampsis populella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy This looks just like the Anacampsis populella image included in (...) 15249.jpeg
2 Oct 2019 Angle Shades 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27505640 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy There seems to be a lot of these about this year. 24230.jpeg
12 Jun 2015 Common Heath 50 Adult Snab Keswick NY318322 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan There must have been 100s here on the heather
14 Jan 2019 Spring Usher 5 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy The photo shows four of five Spring Usher moths found no more (...) 17764.jpeg
12 Jun 2016 Chimney Sweeper 100 Adult Finglandrigg Wood and surrounding area Kirkbampton NY2656 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy The odd one seen in the reserve, but abundant to the west along (...)
31 Jul 2020 Ancylis badiana 1 Adult Kingsmoor Sidings Carlisle NY385577 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts Thanks CM 28322.jpeg
3 Aug 2020 Evergestis pallidata 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY33915424 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Tatty specimen found in damp meadow. 28292.jpeg
6 Aug 2016 Brown China-mark 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Tatty specimen by the pond
3 Jul 2019 Narrow-bordered 5-spot Burnet 4 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY307537 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller SW part of reserve. Some unidentified flying Burnet Moths also (...) 20803.jpeg
3 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 5 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY307537 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller SW part of reserve. Some unidentified flying Burnet Moths also (...)
7 Jun 2018 Silver Y 1 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3053 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller SW part of reserve.
6 Jul 2017 Six-spot Burnet 5 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3053 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller SW part of reserve. 10314.jpeg
17 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 10 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY389294 VC70 Cumberland Nicholas Howard Sunny/thundery afternoon.
5 Sep 2018 Silver Y 1 Adult Lingholm Estate Keswick NY2522 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Sunny.
14 Jun 2017 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Adult Greystoke Forest Hutton Roof, Greystoke NY384344 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell Sunny spells. Sheltered.
17 May 2019 Emperor Moth 2 Adult Jockey Shield area Carlisle NY569554 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Sunny and windy 18degrees. Seen over wide area .
17 May 2019 Speckled Yellow 1 Adult Jockey Shield area Carlisle NY569554 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Sunny and windy 18degrees. In dappled shade
17 May 2019 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Jockey Shield area Carlisle NY569554 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Sunny and windy 18degrees.
13 Jul 2019 Chimney Sweeper 2 Adult Walk in St John's in the Vale St John's in the Vale NY318201 VC70 Cumberland L Swift and T Dixon Sunny
13 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 8 Adult Walk in St John's in the Vale St John's in the Vale NY318201 VC70 Cumberland L Swift and T Dixon Sunny
5 May 2017 Esperia sulphurella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Sulphur Tubic (Esperia sulphurella). Initially found on a (...) 8645.jpeg
27 Jun 2015 Spruce Carpet 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY469502 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Spruce Carpet - I think! 2441.jpeg
18 Jan 2018 Spring Usher 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY388579 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Spring Usher? It doesn't look much like the one found last (...) 12620.jpeg
22 Jan 2019 Spring Usher 1 Adult Gelt Woods Brampton NY521592 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Spring Usher found on fencepost under broadleaf trees at edge of (...) 17770.jpeg
25 Jan 2017 Spring Usher 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY275564 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Spring Usher Identification agreed by MC 3 Feb 2017 8143.jpeg
31 May 2014 Mother Shipton 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY488481 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Specimen in good nick but with only one antenna!
6 Jun 2021 Small Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY33895414 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Small Yellow Underwing found along the green lane from the (...) 30878.jpeg
9 Aug 2020 Pammene populana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38605884 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Small tortrix on Common Knapweed in open grassy area. 28489.jpeg
5 May 2017 Small Phoenix 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Small Phoenix (Ecliptopera silaceata) 8646.jpeg
1 Jun 2014 Small Magpie 2 Adult Low Crosby Carlisle NY445593 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Small Magpies in nettle patch by the River Eden #new
29 Aug 2016 Small Fan-footed Wave 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386579 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Small Fan-footed Wave confirmed by MC Nov 2016 (Forewing length (...) 7313.jpeg
15 Sep 2017 Small Dusty Wave 1 Adult Elliot Park Keswick NY262236 VC70 Cumberland David Stebbings Small Dusty Wave - Idaea seriata Indoors on kitchen wall. (...)
19 Aug 2018 Epinotia ramella 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY545584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Small Birch Bell (Epinotia ramella) on a fencepost at edge of (...) 16738.jpeg
17 Jul 2018 Slender Pug 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386577 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Slender Pug (Eupithecia tenuiata)? Wingspan measured at 19mm. 15218.jpeg
12 Jun 2015 Emperor Moth 1 Adult Low Pike Caldbeck NY319378 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Sitting on the path, happily climbed on my hand. Amazing!
2 Jun 2016 Silver-ground Carpet 2 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason Silver-ground Carpet confirmed MC Nov 2016 5236.jpeg
12 Jul 2014 Shaded Broad-bar 2 Adult Soddy Gap Little Broughton NY078328 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton Shaded broad bar #new 946.jpeg
22 May 2021 Microptera calthella 200 Adult Orton Moss NR Carlisle NY339541 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Several hundred found mainly on buttercups, many near the (...) 30562.jpeg
1 Oct 2015 Silver Y Adult Hall Dunnerdale garden Hall Dunnerdale SD207950 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank several
17 Sep 2015 Silver Y Adult Hall Dunnerdale garden Hall Dunnerdale SD207950 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank several
28 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper Adult Ulpha Quarry Ulpha SD204941 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank several
29 Jun 2014 Purple-bordered Gold 7 Adult Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY231602 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Seven seen between 11:30 - 12:30 under cloudy conditions with a (...) 833.jpeg
11 Jul 2014 Magpie 7 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY272562 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Seven Magpies found day-flying along Robb's Lonning - despite (...) 944.jpeg
12 Jun 2015 Brown Silver-line 30 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY4848 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Seen throughout the SW area of the plantation.
31 Jul 2020 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Papcastle Cockermouth NY109313 VC70 Cumberland Peter Thorpe Seen in our back garden on the Buddleia 28237.jpeg
11 Mar 2018 Torticoides alternella 1 Adult Low Gelt Bridge Brampton NY521589 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Seen in flight, then landed on fencepost near Low Gelt quarry.
7 Jul 2018 Yellow-tail 1 Adult Glasson Moss Glasson NY236609 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Seen from boardwalk at north end of moss. 14795.jpeg
25 Mar 2015 Orange Underwing 3 Adult Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY254587 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Seen flying in the sunshine near birch trees by the boardwalk to (...)
29 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Brigham Hill Mansion Brigham, Cockermouth NY086303 VC70 Cumberland Martyn Fletcher Seen feeding on budlea flower nectar. Short video recording of (...)
18 Aug 2016 Devon Carpet 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY341543 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy See: http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=329996 Edited by (...) 7132.jpeg
17 Jul 2014 True Lover's Knot 2 Adult Cold Fell Hallbankgate NY604566 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Second one (very tatty) found near summit of hill. 990.jpeg
3 Jul 2019 Narrow-bordered 5-spot Burnet 4 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY311538 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller SE part of reserve. Some unidentified flying Burnet Moths also (...)
3 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 1 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY311538 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller SE part of reserve. Some unidentified flying Burnet Moths also (...)
3 Dec 2017 Scarce Umber 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY542590 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Scarce Umber (Agriopis aurantiaria)? Measured at just over 10mm (...) 12616.jpeg
4 Oct 2016 Scalloped Hook Tip 1 Larva Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY275567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Scalloped Hook-tip moth larva on fencepost at woodland edge. 7991.jpeg
3 Jan 2020 Satellite 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27295671 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Satellite found on leaf litter in woodland at the north end of (...) 24502.jpeg
31 Aug 2016 Sallow 2 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY339541 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Sallow. Two about 10m apart and close to where Centre-barred (...) 7361.jpeg
9 Jul 2018 Drinker 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274568 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Resting on rush in afternoon light 14849.jpeg
11 Sep 2017 Red-green Carpet 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Red-green Carpet (Chloroclysta siterata) found perched on a (...) 12186.jpeg
18 Jul 2018 Ditula angustiorana 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY283571 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Red-barred Tortrix (Ditula angustiorana)? found in the picnic (...) 15250.jpeg
1 Jun 2017 Lathronympha strigana 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386577 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Red Piercer (Lathronympha strigana)? This is the closest match (...) 9379.jpeg
23 Jul 2015 Red Carpet 2 Adult Skiddaw Keswick NY261290 VC70 Cumberland Roger Fellows red carpet #new hiding under slates in the scree 2971.jpeg
10 May 2017 Adela reamurella 2 Adult Scaleby Moss Scaleby NY430636 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Record shot of one (male) specimen retained showing antennae (...)
28 Jun 2017 Six-spot Burnet 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Recently emerged. Also 2 hatched 12132.jpeg
15 May 2020 Speckled Yellow 3 Adult Newlands Beck embankment Braithwaite NY237247 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Quite mobile around midday 25590.jpeg
6 Sep 2014 Purple Bar 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY488481 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Purple Bar (Cosmorhoe ocellata) #new 1435.jpeg
7 Jun 2021 Unlisted 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38595877 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Psychoides filicivora (?) suggested by rosaria on Bird Forum. (...) 30915.jpeg
1 Jun 2019 Psyche casta 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Psychidae found on fencepost. Determiner; Steve Palmer 19240.jpeg
20 Jun 2018 Pseudargyrotoza conwagana 1 Adult River Esk Longtown NY375683 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pseudargyrotoza conwagana (Yellow-spot Twist) 14176.jpeg
11 Jun 2016 Six-spot Burnet 50 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason Probably more than 50 5562.jpeg
11 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 7 Adult Garden Holmrook SD079994 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman Probably more but unable to count.
26 May 2017 Brown Silver-line 3 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY487481 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Probably more but only 3 confirmed.
26 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 20 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY256174 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett Probably more - very numerous.
11 Aug 2020 Epinotia nisella 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond area Carlisle NY39305875 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Possibly 3 (but only one confirmed) in woodland near pond. 28612.jpeg
14 Jun 2018 Pseudargyrotoza conwagena 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Poor quality record shot retained.
21 Sep 2015 Pink-barred Sallow 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386596 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pink-barred Sallow 4052.jpeg
17 Sep 2015 Pink-barred Sallow 1 Adult Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY254587 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pink-barred Sallow 4009.jpeg
11 Jul 2017 Ypsolopha sequella 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY542590 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pied Smudge (Ypsolopha sequella) found on a fencepost at the (...) 10448.jpeg
29 Jul 2020 Phyllonorycter harrisella 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY27725668 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Phyllonorycter harrisella (White Oak Midget) found on gatepost (...) 28082.jpeg
13 Jul 2014 Phiaris shulziana 4 Adult Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY234596 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Phiaris schulziana. Four seen flying in late afternoon sunshine (...) 960.jpeg
7 Jul 2019 Phiaris palustrana 1 Adult Scaleby Moss Scaleby NY431635 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perhaps Phiaris micana or P. palustrana? Pronounced as (...) 21006.jpeg
30 Aug 2020 Epinotia ramella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38475794 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on wooden post in mixed woodland (plenty of birch in (...) 29093.jpeg
8 Nov 2017 Winter Moth 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on trunk of conifer tree. 12600.jpeg
23 May 2017 Devon Carpet 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY279570 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on the shaded side of a fencepost in a paddock (flash (...) 9092.jpeg
13 Feb 2018 Torticoides alternella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY388588 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on handrail of small bridge in broadleaf woodland. 12623.jpeg
29 Jul 2017 Bird-cherry Ermine 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on fencepost under oak tree
5 Jun 2018 Micropterix aureatella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on fencepost in woods to the north of Little Bampton (...)
24 Jun 2018 Hedya nubiferana 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386597 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on fencepost
2 Jun 2018 Esperia sulphurella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386580 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on fencepost 13501.jpeg
10 Jun 2018 Esperia sulphurella 1 Adult Gelt Woods Brampton NY523591 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on brambles
20 Oct 2017 November Moth agg. 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386578 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on a post in woodland. 12551.jpeg
12 Jan 2018 Spring Usher 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on a fencepost at the woodland edge. A nice find so (...) 12619.jpeg
12 Jul 2019 Zeiraphera isertana 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27455661 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Perched on a fencepost at edge of Little Bampton Common. 21175.jpeg
12 Aug 2020 Dun-bar 1 Adult Scarness Bassenthwaite NY218302 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Partially hidden in a rolled up leaf 28654.jpeg
22 Jun 2018 Pandemis cerasana 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY558608 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pandemis cerasana (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix)? There are (...) 14202.jpeg
15 May 2021 Pammene rhediella 1 Adult Kingstown Carlisle NY39305888 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pammene rhediella found in woodland near the Kingstown Wildlife (...) 30448.jpeg
14 Jun 2018 Pammene fasciana 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pammene fasciana (Acorn Piercer)? On fencepost under oak trees (...) 14102.jpeg
21 Jul 2020 Pammene aurita 1 Adult Low Gelt Bridge Brampton NY52025910 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pammene aurita found on nettles by the side of a minor road near (...) 27840.jpeg
10 Oct 2015 Pale Tussock 1 Larva Sowerby Wood Dalston NY366518 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pale Tussock moth caterpillar 4293.jpeg
23 Jul 2016 Udea lutealis 20 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY339542 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pale Straw Pearl (Udea lutealis). Widespread but several near (...) 6277.jpeg
13 Jul 2016 Udea lutealis 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386600 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pale Straw Pearl (Udea lutealis)
17 Oct 2014 November Moth agg. 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pale November Moth (Epirrita christyi). One flying in woodland (...)
27 Feb 2015 Pale-brindled Beauty 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY278569 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pale Brindled Beauty perched on wooden fencing at edge of (...) 1595.jpeg
31 Jan 2019 Pale-brindled Beauty 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pale Brindled Beauty found on a fencepost in woodland to the (...) 17771.jpeg
27 Jan 2020 Pale-brindled Beauty 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Pale Brindled Beauty (male) found on a fencepost in woodland to (...) 24508.jpeg
21 Jul 2016 Common Carpet 1 Adult Hyton Bootle SD085877 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Overcast. 17C. Hedgerow west of Hyton
21 Jul 2016 Latticed Heath 2 Adult Hyton Bootle SD085877 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Overcast. 17C. Hedgerow west of Hyton
21 Jul 2016 Shaded Broad-bar 2 Adult Hyton Bootle SD085877 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Overcast. 17C. Hedgerow west of Hyton 6267.jpeg
5 Jul 2015 Pammene aurana 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY488484 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Orange-spot Piercer (pammene aurana). Not very common in (...) 2665.jpeg
24 Aug 2014 Antler Moth 1 Adult Bowscale Fell Mungrisdale NY333313 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Only one (rather tatty) specimen found during a walk over (...) 1397.jpeg
7 Jun 2016 Six-spot Burnet 74 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason Only counted resting moths, most mating, as a few 5 spots have (...)
7 Jun 2016 Narrow-bordered 5-spot Burnet 19 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason Only counted resting moths as several 6 spot present. Could not (...)
6 Aug 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY253169 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Only 3 butterflies during a couple of sunny hours in the (...)
6 Aug 2016 Mother of Pearl 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY283571 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy One on the track near the car park
10 Jun 2018 Red-necked Footman 1 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY121012 VC70 Cumberland Dave Morton One on path from car park up to Irton Fell, about 1/3 of way up (...)
23 Nov 2018 Winter Moth 2 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy One of two flightless females found on fenceposts, about 10m (...) 17750.jpeg
18 May 2014 Emperor Moth 1 Adult Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY257583 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy One female seen from the path through the moss marked by (...) 358.jpeg
1 Aug 2016 Evergestis pallidata 2 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386598 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy One faded, one well-marked.
17 Jul 2016 Evergestis pallidata 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY342543 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy One at the bottom of the eastmost meadow. Also a final-instar (...) 6150.jpeg
14 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 2 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY217459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON on white clover
12 Aug 2018 Silver Y 2 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY228013 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson on vibena
8 Sep 2019 Silver Y 3 Adult Garden at Hutton in the Forest Skelton NY460358 VC70 Cumberland L Swift on various flowers
12 Jul 2020 Clouded Border 1 Adult Footpath Drigg SD065994 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace On underside of leaf.
29 May 2020 Chimney Sweeper 4 Adult Gowborrow Park Penrith NY401213 VC70 Cumberland Robert Dawson On the woodland fringe where bracken and scrub start coming out (...)
12 Jun 2016 Latticed Heath 2 Adult Finglandrigg Wood and surrounding area Kirkbampton NY264563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On the track Studholme
30 Jul 2019 Apotomis turbidana 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY56406181 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On the car park fence. 22254.jpeg
5 Jun 2021 Cauchas fibulella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38595877 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On speedwell, within a few metres of the Micropterix aruncella (...) 30821.jpeg
4 Oct 2016 Silver Y 2 Adult Allonby garden Allonby NY082435 VC70 Cumberland John Callion On Sedum
25 Aug 2018 Silver Y 1 Adult Miltonrigg wood meadow Milton NY557607 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard On scabious
24 Aug 2020 Treble-bar 2 Adult Station Car Park area Workington NX995288 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh On rough ground adjacent to Workington Station Car Park 29012.jpeg
25 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 20 Adult Allerdale Ramble Grange-in-Borrowdale NY249168 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett On road verge. Mostly feeding on White Clover flowers.
18 Oct 2015 Silver Y 9 Adult Dubmill Point Dubmill Point NY086467 VC70 Cumberland John Callion On remnants of mustard
8 Jul 2020 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Birkshill Garden Raughton Head NY377431 VC70 Cumberland Keith Temple On Red Valerian
21 Jul 2019 Antler Moth 1 Adult Grune Point, footpath to Skinburness NY139566 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson on ragwort
30 May 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Dalston garden Carlisle NY36564987 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong On Pansy plants then flew into Potatoes.
19 May 2020 Esperia sulphurella 1 Adult My house Portinscale NY246243 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh On outdoor glass in the evening. 25617.jpeg
8 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 2 Adult Laversdale Carlisle NY4913361956 VC70 Cumberland marion Beckham On open meadow in sunshine on route of Hadrian's Wall footpath
13 Jun 2018 Silver Hook 2 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On open ground recently cleared of gorse.
31 Aug 2020 Epinotia ramella 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY49594854 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On nettles at side of track through wood. 29116.jpeg
6 Oct 2015 Silver Y 30 Adult Allonby Allonby NY081432 VC70 Cumberland John Callion On Mustard along 1km of coastal path
10 Oct 2018 Silver Y 2 Adult New Mills garden Brampton NY549615 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard On golden buddleia. 20 degrees, 100%sunshine
6 Oct 2018 Silver Y 2 Adult New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard On golden buddleia. 11 degrees, full sun
2 Oct 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard on golden buddleia
26 Aug 2019 Epinotia ramella 1 Adult Scaleby Moss Scaleby NY43236388 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On ferns in woodland to the north of the moss. 23407.jpeg
6 Aug 2018 Flame Carpet 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386580 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On fencepost next to boardwalk. 16365.jpeg
18 Jul 2017 Green Carpet 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On fencepost in woodland. Very faded.
18 Jul 2017 Epinotia brunnichana 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On fencepost in woodland.
16 Feb 2019 Spring Usher 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY558608 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On fencepost at edge of wood, measured at 6mm in length. (...) 17780.jpeg
2 Jun 2016 Cinnabar 3 Adult Sellafield Station Calder Bridge NY017038 VC70 Cumberland Barbara Nelson on early morning bird survey
19 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 1 Adult Garden Uldale NY249369 VC70 Cumberland L Swift On cotoneaster
16 Jun 2020 Silver Y 3 Adult St Bees Head St Bees NX956154 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson On cliff tops between NX956154 and NX945133
16 Jun 2020 Six-spot Burnet 3 Adult St. Bees Head St Bees NX956154 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson On cliff tops between NX956154 and NX945133
15 Oct 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Town centre Penrith NY518300 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell On Ceanothus.
26 May 2018 Micropterix calthella 200 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY561610 VC70 Cumberland P Kennedy On buttercups at the woodland edge over an area of about 10 (...) 13331.jpeg
31 Jul 2020 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Garden, West Avenue Wigton NY257476 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter On Buddleia flowers.
9 Jul 2020 Knot Grass 1 Adult Low Moorlands Dalston NY368506 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams On buddleia
29 Sep 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Garden Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland L Swift on buddleia
15 Sep 2018 Silver Y 1 Adult New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard On Buddleia
10 Sep 2015 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Skinburness Old hotel corner Skinburness NY127559 VC70 Cumberland Irene Stephenson On Buddleia
31 Jul 2019 Silver Y 4 Adult St Bees Head St Bees NX945135 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson On brambles
20 Sep 2018 Ypsolopha sequella 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY549589 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On a fencepost under broadleaf trees at the edge of Tarn Wood 17407.jpeg
1 Feb 2021 Spring Usher 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38445815 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On a fencepost under an oak tree in my local Nature Reserve. 29865.jpeg
10 Apr 2019 Brindled Pug 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY54265885 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On a fencepost in woodland to west of tarn. 17980.jpeg
6 Mar 2018 Torticoides alternella 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On a fencepost at the edge of a block of broadleaf woodland. (...)
21 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY228013 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson On Valerian
3 Jun 2017 Udea olivalis 1 Adult Park Broom area Carlisle NY435584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Olive Pearl (Udea olivalis) in green lane hedgerow 9424.jpeg
18 Oct 2017 Oak Nycteoline 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Oak Nycteoline (Nycteola revayana). This one had me stumped - (...) 12544.jpeg
7 Jun 2018 Six-spot Burnet 2 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3054 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller NW part of reserve. Cocoons. Could also be Narrow bordered Five (...) 14091.jpeg
3 Jul 2019 Narrow-bordered 5-spot Burnet 1 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY307541 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller NW part of reserve. 20degC sunny, light breeze. Some (...)
7 Jun 2018 Silver Y 2 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3054 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller NW part of reserve.
6 Jul 2017 Narrow-bordered 5-spot Burnet 1 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3054 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller NW part of reserve. 10315.jpeg
8 Jun 2014 Silver Hook Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbride NY271569 VC70 Cumberland Stephen Lowther Numerous seen, but an exact count not recorded.
30 May 2021 Speckled Yellow 10 Adult Newlands Beck embankment Braithwaite NY238246 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Numerous flying around the public path that runs along the (...) 30698.jpeg
14 Oct 2016 November Moth agg. 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY278569 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy November or Pale November moth Flash used due to poor light, (...) 8089.jpeg
13 Jun 2020 Notocelia cynosbatella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38645795 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Notocelia cynosbatella found on a fencepost by the boardwalk (...) 26430.jpeg
18 Jul 2019 Apotomis turbidana 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY55836121 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Not sure about the id, but this is the best match I can find (...) 21581.jpeg
10 Nov 2016 Northern Winter Moth 5 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Northern Winter Moth (females?) confirmed by MC Nov 2016. All (...) 8121.jpeg
4 Dec 2015 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277568 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Northern Winter Moth (female)? This is the closest match I can (...) 4501.jpeg
1 Jul 2016 Northern Spinach 1 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY128022 VC70 Cumberland Dan Hoare Northern Spinach
15 Oct 2020 Nettle-tap Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY385586 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Nettle-taps are the only micros I've seen for about a month (...) 29746.jpeg
3 Jul 2017 Ectoedemia occultella 1 Adult Gelt Woods Brampton NY522592 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Nepticulidae family, probably a Stigmella species (many thanks (...) 10110.jpeg
27 Sep 2015 Silver Y 3 Adult New Mills Brampton NY5461 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard nectaring on yellow buddleia, late p.m. Sunny, 18 deg
27 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Adult Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Nectaring on Verbena bonariensis.
8 Oct 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Nectaring on Ragwort.
12 Oct 2015 Silver Y 1 Adult New Mills Brampton NY5461 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard nectaring on garden buddleia
20 Jun 2020 Red-necked Footman 1 Adult Green Crag Seathwaite Duddon Valley SD215988 VC70 Cumberland Roger Fellows Nectaring on Foxglove
22 Sep 2015 Silver Y 8 Adult Low Abbey Bowness-on-Solway NY199616 VC70 Cumberland Judith Rogers Nectaring in the garden on purple Monarda flowers at dusk (...) 4089.jpeg
5 Jun 2018 Brown China-mark 20 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Near the ponds.
5 Jun 2018 Silver Y 3 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Near the ponds.
31 May 2017 Green Carpet 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Near the ponds
31 May 2017 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Near the ponds
31 May 2017 Silver Hook 3 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Near the ponds
29 Jul 2016 Evergestis pallidata 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY339542 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Near the information board.
11 May 2017 Brown Silver-line 1 Adult Drumburgh Moss Drumburgh NY256591 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Near parking area 8870.jpeg
22 Aug 2018 Herald 1 Adult Garden Allonby Allonby NY082435 VC70 Cumberland John Callion My garden Never seen one before, what brilliant rustic colours 16807.jpeg
28 Aug 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Garden Millom Millom SD167803 VC70 Cumberland Margaret Rose Johnston My garden Feeding on Verbena rigida at 16.00 hours, temperature (...)
5 Jul 2018 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Garden, next to How Farm Portinscale NY247243 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh My garden Feeding on Verbena Boniarensis and Buddleia 14694.jpeg
23 Jun 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller My first of 2020. Quite worn, could have come a long way.
2 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller My first of 2019.
21 Jul 2016 Udea lutealis 2 Adult Hyton Bootle SD085877 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace MTE: Helen reports that this is a Pale Straw Pearl (Udea (...) 6269.jpeg
3 Dec 2019 Mottled Umber 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Mottled Umber (male) found on a fencepost at the woodland edge. 24493.jpeg
8 Nov 2017 Mottled Umber 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Mottled Umber (Erannis defoliaria). Flightless female found on (...) 12598.jpeg
14 Jun 2017 Mottled Beauty 1 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Mottled Beauty (Alcis repandata) 9774.jpeg
4 Jun 2021 Cinnabar 1 Adult Glasson Maryport NY029360 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Mostly sunny, but breezy. 3:40-5:10pm. 30909.jpeg
13 Jun 2018 Nemophora degeerella 60 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY2756 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Most found in groups of 10 or more at various locations. 14045.jpeg
1 Jun 2021 Brown Silver-line 6 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY48514825 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Most found in a small grassy glade. 30745.jpeg
9 Jun 2017 Mompha locupletella 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386597 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Mompha locupletella. Record shot of tatty specimen retained.
17 May 2017 Mompha locupletella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Mompha locupletella 8982.jpeg
11 Apr 2021 Early Tooth-striped 1 Adult Watch Hill Wood Hayton NY52325849 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Mint-condition specimen found on a fencepost at the woodland (...) 30045.jpeg
3 Jul 2018 Middle-barred Minor 1 Adult River Esk Longtown NY376700 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Middle-barred Minor (Oligia fasciuncula) by the River Esk (...) 14660.jpeg
15 May 2018 Micropterix calthella 20 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY488493 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Micropterix calthella (Marsh Marigold Moth or Plain Gold). (...) 13020.jpeg
26 May 2018 Micropterix aureatella 3 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY558608 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Micropterix aureatella (Yellow-barred Gold). Three in close (...) 13332.jpeg
19 Dec 2019 Scarce Umber 1 Adult Watch Hill Wood Brampton NY52335846 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Measured at about 9mm in length. Wing stumps seem very small (...) 24497.jpeg
7 Jul 2019 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Scaleby Moss Scaleby NY430636 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Measured at 29mm in length. 21005.jpeg
24 Sep 2018 Ypsolopha dentella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY282570 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Measured at 11-12mm in length (ex antennae). Closest match I (...) 17452.jpeg
15 Jun 2016 Six-spot Burnet 12 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX979219 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason Maybe more
11 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 2 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Mating pair. 5:40pm, sunny and breezy. 21262.jpeg
25 Mar 2016 Diurnea fagella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy March Tubic. Perched on fencepost at edge of woodland
9 Apr 2021 Diurnea fagella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27505636 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy March Tubic (flightless female) found on fencepost at the (...) 30033.jpeg
31 Mar 2016 Diurnea fagella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy March Tubic (female). This was found on a fencepost close to (...) 4605.jpeg
4 Apr 2015 Diurnea flagella 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY402557 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy March Tubic (Diurnea fagella) found perched on a wooden fence (...) 1626.jpeg
6 Mar 2018 March moth 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy March Moth (Alsophila aescularia) on a fencepost in woods to the (...) 12632.jpeg
24 Jul 2017 Cydia splendana 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Marbled Piercer (Cydia splendana)??? 10898.jpeg
27 May 2016 Common Heath 25 Adult Talkin Fell Brampton NY571565 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Many seen on heather over a wide area
11 Jun 2016 Narrow-bordered 5-spot Burnet 250 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Lowca NX980217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason Many more than 250 and more beginning to emerge.
29 May 2021 Light Brown Apple Moth 1 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Male, on Heather. I had disturbed it while gardening. 30724.jpeg
29 Jun 2014 Yellow-tail 1 Adult Glasson Moss Bowness-on-Solway NY231602 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy male Yellow-tail #new 842.jpeg
11 Nov 2020 Northern Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38715734 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Male perched on trunk of birch tree in largely birch woodland. (...) 29815.jpeg
30 Nov 2017 Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY387575 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Male perched on signpost. WM suggested as opposed to NWM as (...) 12614.jpeg
5 Jun 2021 Micropterix aruncella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38595877 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Male Micropterix aruncella found on low-lying vegetation under a (...) 30820.jpeg
6 Jul 2020 Gold Swift 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27365670 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Male found on wooden post at northern end of Little Bampton (...) 27412.jpeg
22 May 2018 Small Phoenix 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386580 VC70 Cumberland P Kennedy Male due to position of abdomen. Found on a fencepost at edge of (...) 13210.jpeg
23 May 2017 Nemophora degeerella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY282570 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Male by side of track near the car park.
30 Jul 2019 Drinker 2 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD055980 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson Male and female in heather 22238.jpeg
14 May 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Male 25689.jpeg
25 May 2020 Emperor Moth 1 Adult Carrock Fell Caldbeck NY317352 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON M. Resting on ground. V. Worn
21 Jul 2020 Northern Spinach 10 Adult Near Bassenthwaite Keswick NY224362 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Lots of different moths flying around the heather at ~ 400m at (...)
21 Jul 2020 Twin-spot Carpet 10 Adult Near Bassenthwaite Keswick NY224362 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Lots of different moths flying around the heather at ~ 400m at (...)
20 Jul 2020 Green Carpet 10 Adult Near Bassenthwaite Keswick NY224362 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Lots of different moths flying around the heather at ~ 400m at (...) 27834.jpeg
25 Jun 2020 Yellow Shell 1 Adult Mawbray Dunes Silloth NY092472 VC70 Cumberland Joan Thirlaway Lots of butterflies and moths but at 29 degrees they weren't (...) 27020.jpeg
1 Jul 2020 Silver Y 18 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY216459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON lost count
7 Aug 2015 Six-spot Burnet 1 Adult Lowca rugby club brows Whitehaven NX979217 VC70 Cumberland Chris Mason Looked to be on its last legs.
5 Aug 2017 Eudonia lacustrata 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Little Grey (Eudonia lacustrata)? 11301.jpeg
2 Jun 2016 Little Emerald 1 Adult Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY122013 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro and Steven Ewing Little Emerald #new
28 Jun 2015 Six-spot Burnet Adult Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978220 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills Literally hundreds!
24 Dec 2017 Light Emerald 1 Larva Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386580 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Light Emerald larva. Many thanks to Steve Ogden at (...) 12617.jpeg
6 Jan 2018 Light Emerald 1 Larva Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386580 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Light Emerald larva found on fencepost (see report of 24 Dec (...) 12618.jpeg
23 Jun 2016 Light Emerald 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386577 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Light Emerald (Campaea margaritaria) 7503.jpeg
13 Aug 2019 Common Rustic agg. 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38575801 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Lesser Common Rustic (Mesapamea didyma)? Presumably either (...) 23057.jpeg
6 Aug 2020 Lesser broad-bordered Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing. Poor photo as the moth (...) 28884.jpeg
24 Apr 2019 Least Black Arches 1 Adult River Petteril Carlisle NY43395152 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Least Black Arches found on a fencepost by the River Petteril (...) 18403.jpeg
4 May 2017 Least Black Arches 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Least Black Arches (Nola confusalis). 8610.jpeg
5 Jun 2016 Lead Belle 1 Adult Grune Point Skinburness NY141568 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Lead Belle confirmed by MC Nov 2016 Id based on shape of dark (...) 5353.jpeg
12 Jun 2015 Lead Belle 1 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY134023 VC70 Cumberland Allan Rodda Lead Belle GR edited by MT 14/10/15 Sighting confirmed from (...) 2287.jpeg
25 Jun 2019 Bird-cherry Ermine 6 Larva Allerdale Ramble Grange-in-Borrowdale NY250175 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett Larval webs on cherry trees. Mostly empty, but one with a (...)
3 Jun 2020 Yponomeuta cagnagella 50 Larva Mockerkin Tarn Mockerkin NY084232 VC70 Cumberland Derek McAlone Larval web in spindle. 26209.jpeg
11 Jul 2017 Diplodoma laichartingella 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY542590 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Larval case of the Diplodoma laichartingella bagworm moth found (...) 10449.jpeg
25 Jul 2017 Diplodoma laichartingella 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY542590 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Larval case found in the same area as the one found and reported (...) 11034.jpeg
15 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 200 Larva Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083473 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larvae. A very low estimate of numbers seen.
13 Aug 2015 Northern Eggar 1 Larva Binsey Bassenthwaite NY225355 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton Larvae on the path
23 Aug 2015 Elephant Hawkmoth 25 Larva Holme St Cuthbert Holme St Cuthbert NY106474 VC70 Cumberland Deb Muscat Larvae On Rosebay Willowherb, roadside verge.
25 Aug 2019 Cinnabar 10 Larva Skinburness Silloth NY126561 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larvae on Ragwort. Seen along 2000m of coast pathway, (...)
9 Jul 2018 Cinnabar 10 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larvae 14939.jpeg
29 Jul 2020 Knot Grass 1 Adult Nr Threlkeld Keswick NY324250 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Larva. On a sunny bank but adjacent to marshy meadow below (...) 28020.jpeg
5 Mar 2020 Ruby Tiger 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY401568 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larva, starting to spin its pupation cocoon. 24518.jpeg
29 Sep 2016 Ruby Tiger 1 Larva Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY385581 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Larva on the boardwalk.
26 Jul 2018 Alder Moth 1 Adult Gelt Woods area Hayton NY525578 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Larva on leaf of beech tree along the track from Tow Top to Low (...) 15777.jpeg
15 Aug 2017 Vapourer 1 Larva Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Larva on fencepost. 11701.jpeg
16 Feb 2018 Light Emerald 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274563 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Larva on fencepost in broadleaf woodland. 12624.jpeg
12 Jul 2019 Diplodoma laichartingella 1 Larva Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274566 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Larva in case found on fencepost at edge of Little Bampton (...) 21182.jpeg
21 May 2020 Six-spot Burnet 1 Larva Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larva feeding on Bird's-foot-trefoil 25730.jpeg
17 Oct 2019 Ruby Tiger 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larva crossing path 24479.jpeg
29 Apr 2019 Dark Tussock 1 Larva Walton Moss Brampton NY515673 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larva appeared to be preparing to moult, although I am not sure (...) 18523.jpeg
3 Jun 2018 Mottled Umber 1 Larva Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386597 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Larva 13517.jpeg
9 Jul 2020 Cinnabar 100 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY253166 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Large numbers of caterpillars on Ragwort 27462.jpeg
25 Aug 2018 Ear Moth agg. 1 Adult Great Moss Eskdale NY220055 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter Large Ear, ?Ear 17087.jpeg
12 Jul 2017 Epinotia brunnichana 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Large Birch Bell (Epinotia brunnichana) 10480.jpeg
25 Apr 2019 Adela reamurella 50 Adult near Flass wood Loweswater NY142201 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Just S of path alongside Flass wood. Basking on oak. 18418.jpeg
25 May 2020 Six-spot Burnet 1 Adult Clints Quarry Egremont NY007123 VC70 Cumberland Brian and Lindsey Snell Just emerged
26 Jun 2020 Six-spot Burnet 2 Adult Loweswater Thackthwaite NY147225 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Just before rain started in the morning 27193.jpeg
31 Aug 2015 July Highflyer 1 Adult Steelworks Site Workington NX985271 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton July highflyer
31 Aug 2015 Shaded Broad-bar 6 Adult Steelworks Site Workington NX985271 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton July highflyer
3 Jul 2015 July Belle 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY275566 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy July Belle on Little Bampton Common 2583.jpeg
24 Aug 2020 Flame Carpet 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY28055674 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Initially seen in flight then hid in grass. 29006.jpeg
17 Nov 2018 Brick 1 Adult Gelt Woods Brampton NY530585 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Initially seen flying in dappled sunlight in mainly broadleaf (...) 17746.jpeg
5 Jun 2018 Incurvaria praelatella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY277567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Incurvaria praelatella (Strawberry Bright)? (Lampronia luzella (...) 13570.jpeg
17 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 12 Adult Ashness Bridge NT Car Park Keswick NY269196 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Including mating pair 26965.jpeg
22 Jun 2016 Six-spot Burnet 3 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Including mating pair 7480.jpeg
24 Aug 2020 July Highflyer 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In woodland to the north of Little Bampton Common. Initially (...) 29007.jpeg
10 Jul 2018 July Highflyer 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In woodland to the north of Little Bampton Common. In poor (...)
10 Jul 2018 Small Fan-footed Wave 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In woodland to the north of Little Bampton Common. 14917.jpeg
7 Aug 2014 Silver Y 2 Adult Great Corby Carlisle NY480545 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan In wildflower meadow
16 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Adult Blue Dial Allonby NY073408 VC70 Cumberland John Callion In warm sunshine
24 Jul 2020 Common Carpet 1 Adult Blackwood Farm Braithwaite NY237250 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh In vegetation bordering Newlands Beck 27889.jpeg
31 May 2017 Nemophora degeerella 40 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY281570 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In two groups of about 20 each in dappled sunlight at woodland (...)
6 Aug 2016 Magpie 2 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY283571 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In the picnic area by the car park
16 Jul 2020 Yellow Shell 3 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY38636001 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In the large meadow at the north end of the reserve. 27640.jpeg
1 Jun 2015 Cinnabar 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY402557 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In the central scrubby area of the reserve 2085.jpeg
25 May 2017 Treble-bar 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386577 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In the central scrubby area
14 Aug 2016 Treble-bar 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY386577 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In pristine condition. Photo available.
17 Jul 2016 Twin-spot Carpet 2 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY341542 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In pristine condition.
17 Jul 2018 Silver Y 1 Adult Aikbank Wigton NY215457 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson in my summer house
4 Jun 2018 Brown Silver-line 2 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY545584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In meadow at south end of tarn.
4 Jun 2018 Chimney Sweeper 4 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY545584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In meadow at south end of tarn.
4 Jun 2018 Clouded Border 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY545584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In meadow at south end of tarn.
8 Aug 2019 Garden Carpet 1 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY216456 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson In kitchen
7 Jun 2018 Cinnabar 25 Adult Silloth coastal dunes south harbour Silloth NY104533 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In dunes south of the harbour, mainly near the car park.
8 Aug 2017 Stenoptylia pterodactyla 4 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY548586