Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
12 Jun 2015 Common Heath 50 Adult Snab Keswick NY318322 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan There must have been 100s here on the heather
5 Sep 2018 Silver Y 1 Adult Lingholm Estate Keswick NY2522 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Sunny.
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. (...)
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
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 (...)
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
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
9 Jul 2020 Cinnabar 100 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY253166 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Large numbers of caterpillars on Ragwort 27462.jpeg
17 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 12 Adult Ashness Bridge NT Car Park Keswick NY269196 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Including mating pair 26965.jpeg
17 May 2020 Brown Silver-line 1 Adult Between Ashness Bridge and Great Wood Keswick NY271199 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Flying settling on path 25612.jpeg
26 May 2014 Speckled Yellow 3 Adult Longside Wood Keswick NY238281 VC70 Cumberland Brian Snell Flying in sunny glade.
17 May 2020 Speckled Yellow 1 Adult Between Ashness Bridge and Great Wood Keswick NY271199 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Flying and settling in grass. Slightly battered specimen 25613.jpeg
13 Jul 2017 Clouded Magpie 1 Adult Great Wood, Borrowdale Keswick NY271214 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Clouded Magpie Moth. On footpath just South of the Car Park 10556.jpeg
29 Jul 2020 Shaded Broad-bar 1 Adult Nr Threlkeld Keswick NY324250 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Close to R. Glenderamackin below the Mining Museum 28019.jpeg
8 Jun 2020 Forester 1 Adult near Keswick Keswick NY262237 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Between Derwent Water and Bass. lake. Location deliberately kept (...)
1 Jul 2017 Agapeta zoegana 1 Adult Threlkeld Keswick NY316250 VC70 Cumberland John Mounsey Agapeta zoegana. Flitting about in roadside verge.
18 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Newlands Beck embankment Keswick NY237251 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh
10 Jul 2020 Celypha lacunana 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY255164 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh 27456.jpeg
9 Jul 2020 Straw Dot 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY255164 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh
25 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY254170 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
1 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 12 Adult Shore of Bass Lake Keswick NY223268 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
27 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 1 Adult near Dale Bottom Farm Keswick NY295218 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
24 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 1 Adult Friar's Crag Keswick NY265221 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Bartlett
30 May 2018 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Adult Derwentwater Hostel Keswick NY268200 VC70 Cumberland Alex Helliwell
24 Jun 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Adult Latrigg Keswick NY274251 VC70 Cumberland Roger Fellows
12 Jun 2015 Common Heath 4 Adult Glenderaterra Keswick NY293284 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan
12 Jun 2015 Common Heath 4 Adult Skiddaw House Keswick NY301316 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan