Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
1 Jul 2021 Chimney Sweeper 15 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY389296 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Sunny and warm, 4:15 - 5:30pm.
20 Jun 2021 Chimney Sweeper 12 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY387295 VC70 Cumberland K Temple Seen on a short walk within a small area. 31240.jpeg
15 Oct 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Town centre Penrith NY518300 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell On Ceanothus.
17 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 10 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY389294 VC70 Cumberland Nicholas Howard Sunny/thundery afternoon.
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 (...)
4 Jul 2019 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Thacka Beck Penrith NY506306 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 20939.jpeg
4 Jul 2019 Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet 105 Adult Thacka Beck Penrith NY506306 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon Five Spot-Burnet. I stopped counting at 105. well over 200 20832.jpeg
10 Aug 2017 Common Carpet 3 Adult NY000000 Penrith NY000000 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell
10 Aug 2017 Silver Y 4 Adult NY000000 Penrith NY000000 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell
30 Sep 2015 Silver Y 3 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY384289 VC70 Cumberland Martin Chadwick
16 Jul 2015 Silver Y 1 Adult Whale Penrith NY515301 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell
10 Jul 2015 Chimney Sweeper 5 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY394301 VC70 Cumberland Brian and Denise Grundy