Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings

Further significant changes and clarification relating to outdoor activities have been made to the government restrictions to reduce the spread of coronavirus. If you have coronavirus symptoms, or if you or any of your household are self-isolating, you should stay at home. Please check for and comply with any local restrictions when planning or undertaking recording activities. More information can be found on the Butterfly Conservation website.

Submit sighting report. Show mode help. Show view help. Show first sightings. Show sightings gallery. Show data visualisations.




Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
12 Jun 2021 Chimney Sweeper 5 Adult Jericho Holme St Cuthbert NY115465 VC70 Cumberland Derek McAlone 30967.jpeg
8 Jun 2021 Esperia sulphurella 1 Adult Garden Portinscale NY247242 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Female, (I think), on house wall near light. 30912.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
6 Jun 2021 Speckled Yellow 6 Adult Newlands Beck embankment Braithwaite NY239244 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Along the path alongside Newlands Beck. Including this mating (...) 30913.jpeg
6 Jun 2021 Lead Belle 1 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY138019 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 30874.jpeg
6 Jun 2021 Glyphipterix simpliciella 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY34145422 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Glyphipterix simpliciella (?) on speedwell on rough grassland. (...) 30880.jpeg
6 Jun 2021 Glyphipterix thrasonella 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY33745429 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy A poory marked Glyphipterix thrasonella (?) found in a boggy (...) 30879.jpeg
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
5 Jun 2021 Cinnabar 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings Nature Reserve Carlisle NY386579 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 30819.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
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
4 Jun 2021 Cinnabar 1 Adult Glasson Maryport NY029360 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Mostly sunny, but breezy. 3:40-5:10pm. 30909.jpeg
4 Jun 2021 Grass Rivulet 1 Adult Glasson Maryport NY029360 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Grass Rivulet, Perizoma albulata. Active at 4pm. 30910.jpeg
2 Jun 2021 Common Heath 1 Adult Longmoor Common Ennerdale Bridge NY065152 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 30791.jpeg
2 Jun 2021 Brown Silver-line 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY282570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 11:55am, side of track near parking place 30893.jpeg
2 Jun 2021 Common Carpet 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY275567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 30894.jpeg
2 Jun 2021 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 10:25-11:05am, sunny spells but breezy. 30902.jpeg
1 Jun 2021 Brown Silver-line 1 Adult Irton Fell Eskdale Green NY134019 VC70 Cumberland Chris Winnick 22oC full sun and little wind.
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
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
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
29 May 2021 Cinnabar 1 Adult Mawbray Banks Allonby NY083473 VC70 Cumberland Georgina Collins 30661.jpeg
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 May 2021 Micropterix aureatella 5 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY56486182 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Five in a woodland clearing over the road from the main car (...) 30658.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
16 May 2021 Micropterix calthella 200 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY385584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Hundreds on buttercups mainly by the track at western edge end (...)
15 May 2021 Micropterix calthella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38515845 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on low-lying vegetation next to path at edge of reserve. (...) 30447.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
15 May 2021 Ancyslis badiana 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond Carlisle NY39325877 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on low-lying vegetation in open ground opposite the pond. 30446.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
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
9 Apr 2021 Dyseriocrania subpurpurella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27375631 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Dyseriocrania subpurpurella (Common Oak Purple) found on a (...) 30032.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Emperor Moth 4 Adult Crookburn Pike, Geltsdale Brampton NY5953 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard Four males skimming over the fells
30 Mar 2021 Acleris literana 1 Adult Low Gelt Bridge Brampton NY52175889 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Acleris literana (Lichen Button) found on fencepost at edge of (...) 29959.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
9 Feb 2021 Spring Usher 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38675880 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on a fencepost at the woodland edge on a cold (1 deg C) (...) 29881.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
2 Dec 2020 Light Emerald 1 Larva Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38565803 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on a fence under a mature oak tree and measured at 16mm in (...) 29826.jpeg
21 Nov 2020 Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY38555953 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female on a steel cabinet at the CNDR underpass, and (...) 29816.jpeg
21 Nov 2020 Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY38695966 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found on the back of a wooden bench in mixed (...) 29817.jpeg
21 Nov 2020 Winter Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY38765972 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found on car park fence at the woodland edge, (...) 29818.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
28 Oct 2020 Ypsolopha parenthesella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38585767 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found perched on information board. FL measured at just under (...) 29800.jpeg
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
15 Oct 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Town centre Penrith NY518300 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell On Ceanothus.
14 Oct 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
8 Oct 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Nectaring on Ragwort.
7 Oct 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
29 Sep 2020 Silver Y 2 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
18 Sep 2020 Silver Y 12 Adult Siddick Village Workington NX999311 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
18 Sep 2020 Silver Y 2 Adult Tarraby Lane footpath Carlisle NY408579 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
18 Sep 2020 Argyresthia albistria 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY27695667 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Argyresthia albistria (?) found on nettles in rough grasslands. (...) 29483.jpeg
18 Sep 2020 Bactra lancealana 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY27715664 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on rough grassland. (According to S&P, the very similar (...) 29482.jpeg
17 Sep 2020 Angle Shades 1 Adult Public toilets Silecroft SD120813 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace High up on wall.
17 Sep 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Garden on West Avenue Wigton NY257476 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
15 Sep 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 29767.jpeg
15 Sep 2020 Pink-barred Sallow 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38575772 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 29404.jpeg
15 Sep 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Wetheral garden Carlisle NY462549 VC70 Cumberland R H Jones
14 Sep 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult New Mills Brampton NY549617 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard All nectaring on same pineapple buddleia bush
13 Sep 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
5 Sep 2020 Green Silver-lines 1 Larva Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38615798 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Green Silver-lines (Pseudoips prasinana) larva on fencepost at (...) 29225.jpeg
5 Sep 2020 Argyresthia goedartella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38605884 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 29226.jpeg
5 Sep 2020 Mompha locupletella 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond area Carlisle NY39355879 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy By the small pond to the north of the main pond. I've yet to (...) 29227.jpeg
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
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
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
28 Aug 2020 Acleris emargana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38855890 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on nettles near north car park. 29084.jpeg
28 Aug 2020 Ancylis badiana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38605884 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy A fresher specimen than the one photographed here two days ago! 29085.jpeg
26 Aug 2020 Ancylis badiana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38585885 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Very faded specimen. 29069.jpeg
26 Aug 2020 Argyresthia goedartella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38825879 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found perched on handrail of small footbridge in mixed (...) 29070.jpeg
24 Aug 2020 Shaded Broad-bar 1 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994300 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh 29020.jpeg
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
24 Aug 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
24 Aug 2020 Carpatolechia decorella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on fencepost near woodland edge. Determiner; Steve (...) 29068.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
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
20 Aug 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD06319714 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
20 Aug 2020 Grey Dagger 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38585885 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Caterpillar found on brambles. 28840.jpeg
20 Aug 2020 Mompha locupletella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38595885 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Briefly seen scurrying around on vegetation in bad light - hence (...) 28841.jpeg
20 Aug 2020 Bactra lancealana 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond area Carlisle NY39315882 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Bactra lancealana found at edge of dried-out pond (2 shots of (...) 28839.jpeg
19 Aug 2020 Alder Moth 1 Adult Middle Gelt Bridge Brampton NY53235735 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Alder Moth caterpillar on top of bridge side wall. 28807.jpeg
17 Aug 2020 Light Brown Apple Moth 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY39005893 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In a hedgerow by footpath leading to the Kingmoor South NR. 28788.jpeg
17 Aug 2020 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Wetheral garden Wetheral NY462549 VC70 Cumberland R H Jones visiting buddlea
14 Aug 2020 Common Carpet 3 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192792 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 11.05-12.50. 100%sun. 20'sC. 28701.jpeg
14 Aug 2020 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192792 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 11.05-12.50. 100%sun. 20'sC.
14 Aug 2020 Purple Bar 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192792 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 11.05-12.50. 100%sun. 20'sC. 28702.jpeg
14 Aug 2020 Silver Y 12 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192792 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 11.05-12.50. 100%sun. 20'sC.
14 Aug 2020 Antler Moth 87 Adult Faulds Brow Quarry Wigton NY3040 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong Hazy sunshine, quite breezy and cool. Min. count. Would have (...) 28717.jpeg
13 Aug 2020 Common Wave 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38635794 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 28662.jpeg
12 Aug 2020 Antler Moth 2 Adult Scarness Bassenthwaite NY218302 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Free flying between Scarness and Bowness Bays 28653.jpeg
12 Aug 2020 Dun-bar 1 Adult Scarness Bassenthwaite NY218302 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Partially hidden in a rolled up leaf 28654.jpeg
12 Aug 2020 Magpie 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY27845672 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy In a hedge. 28649.jpeg
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
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
7 Aug 2020 Drinker 6 Egg Sowerby Wood Dalston NY36585185 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Drinker (?) eggs, ca 2.5mm long, found on gorse. Not specified (...) 28355.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 (...)
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
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
1 Aug 2020 Epinotia nisella 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond area Carlisle NY39375879 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 28250.jpeg
31 Jul 2020 Ancylis badiana 1 Adult Kingsmoor Sidings Carlisle NY385577 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts Thanks CM 28322.jpeg
31 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Kingsmoor Sidings Carlisle NY385577 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 28249.jpeg
31 Jul 2020 Straw Dot 1 Adult Kingsmoor Sidings Carlisle NY385577 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts
31 Jul 2020 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Garden, West Avenue Wigton NY257476 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter On Buddleia flowers.
31 Jul 2020 Argyresthia brockeella 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY49624854 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 28167.jpeg
31 Jul 2020 Dun-bar 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY49414853 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found by small footpath off the main track through the woods. 28168.jpeg
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
30 Jul 2020 Magpie 1 Adult Wall of house in West Avenue Wigton NY257476 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
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
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
29 Jul 2020 Argyresthia goedartella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27555647 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on fencepost in woodland at edge of Little Bampton (...) 28079.jpeg
29 Jul 2020 Buff Footman 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27805688 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on Low-lying greenery at woodland edge. Buff Footman (...) 28078.jpeg
29 Jul 2020 Cydia splendana 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY28155677 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on low-lying vegetation in green lane. 28081.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
29 Jul 2020 Antler Moth 3 Adult Greystoke Forest Greystoke NY4033 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 15 degrees, sunny spells
29 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Greystoke Forest Greystoke NY4033 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 15 degrees, sunny spells
25 Jul 2020 Six-spot Burnet 27 Adult Drigg Dunes Drigg SD04839847 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson From SD04839847 to SD06369709. Many on Wild Thyme
25 Jul 2020 Grapholita compositella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38565770 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on brambles in central scrubby area of the reserve, within (...) 27899.jpeg
24 Jul 2020 Common Carpet 1 Adult Blackwood Farm Braithwaite NY237250 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh In vegetation bordering Newlands Beck 27889.jpeg
24 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 27922.jpeg
24 Jul 2020 Antler Moth 1 Adult Rosthwaite Fell Rosthwaite NY257145 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
24 Jul 2020 July Highflyer 1 Adult Rosthwaite Fell Rosthwaite NY257145 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
24 Jul 2020 Swallow-tail Moth 1 Adult Rosthwaite Fell Rosthwaite NY257145 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
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 (...)
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
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
20 Jul 2020 Ruby Tiger 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond area Carlisle NY39355879 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 27820.jpeg
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
18 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Newlands Beck embankment Keswick NY237251 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh
18 Jul 2020 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Birkshill Raughton Head NY377431 VC70 Cumberland Keith Temple Found dead on windowsill 27696.jpeg
18 Jul 2020 Common Footman 1 Adult Sowerby Wood Dalston NY36805251 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found in hedgerow by main track through reserve. 27666.jpeg
18 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY216459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON
16 Jul 2020 Magpie 1 Adult House Carlisle NY432547 VC70 Cumberland Bethany Graham 27643.jpeg
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
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
14 Jul 2020 Rhigognostis incarnatella 1 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY33865424 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Determiner; Martin Tordoff 27604.jpeg
12 Jul 2020 Clouded Border 1 Adult Footpath Drigg SD065994 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace On underside of leaf.
12 Jul 2020 Six-spot Burnet 50 Adult Drigg Dunes Drigg SD048984 VC70 Cumberland Ian Watts 11am. 50% sun. Warm.
12 Jul 2020 Epinotia nisella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38405807 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Epinotia nisella? perched on wooden post. A poor match to the (...) 27498.jpeg
11 Jul 2020 Phiaris palustrana 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY56486180 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found close to those reported on 14/6/20, again on Rhododendron (...) 27487.jpeg
10 Jul 2020 Celypha lacunana 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY255164 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh 27456.jpeg
10 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 28925.jpeg
10 Jul 2020 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 27912.jpeg
9 Jul 2020 Cinnabar 100 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY253166 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Large numbers of caterpillars on Ragwort 27462.jpeg
9 Jul 2020 Straw Dot 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY255164 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh
9 Jul 2020 Knot Grass 1 Adult Low Moorlands Dalston NY368506 VC70 Cumberland Michael Williams On buddleia
9 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Port Carlisle Harbour Wigton NY242619 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
9 Jul 2020 Batrachedra praeangusta 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38485793 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Batrachedra praeangusta found on post in woodland. ".) 27452.jpeg
9 Jul 2020 Dichrorampha petiverella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38565770 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Dichrorampha petiverella (?) found in scrubby clearing at (...) 27451.jpeg
9 Jul 2020 Clouded Border 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond Carlisle NY39315877 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on low lying veg next to pond. 27450.jpeg
8 Jul 2020 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Birkshill Garden Raughton Head NY377431 VC70 Cumberland Keith Temple On Red Valerian
8 Jul 2020 Clouded Magpie 1 Adult Gelt Woods Brampton NY53155750 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found by the River Gelt on ferns in deep shade. 27441.jpeg
8 Jul 2020 Scoparia basistrigalis 1 Adult Long Wood Hayton NY52565769 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on fencepost at woodland edge. Scoparia basistrigalis (...) 27440.jpeg
6 Jul 2020 Eudonia lacustrata 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27495638 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Eudonia lacustrata (?) on fencepost at woodland edge. 27411.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
6 Jul 2020 Hedya salicella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY28025696 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Hedya salicella on brambles at woodland edge. Nice to find an (...) 27413.jpeg
6 Jul 2020 Zeiraphera isertana 12 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY275564 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 12 spaced out on fencing at woodland edge to south of Little (...) 27414.jpeg
6 Jul 2020 Drinker 1 Adult New Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY27845672 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Drinker caterpillar found on gate. 27409.jpeg
6 Jul 2020 Eudemis profundana 1 Adult New Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY27925671 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on gatepost under oak trees about 10m from specimen (...) 27410.jpeg
4 Jul 2020 Clouded Border 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386579 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 27334.jpeg
2 Jul 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Bowness Common Wigton NY228599 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
2 Jul 2020 Clouded Border 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY38625971 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 27297.jpeg
1 Jul 2020 Silver Y 18 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY216459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON lost count
30 Jun 2020 Gelechia sororculella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38395808 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Gelechia sororculella (Dark-striped Groundling) found near (...) 27229.jpeg
30 Jun 2020 Gypsona sociana 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38575767 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Gypsonoma sociana (?) found in the scrubby clearing near the (...) 27230.jpeg
26 Jun 2020 Six-spot Burnet 2 Adult Loweswater Thackthwaite NY147225 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Just before rain started in the morning 27193.jpeg
25 Jun 2020 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Workington Railway Station Workington NX995288 VC70 Cumberland David Galbraith
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
25 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Keswick NY254170 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
23 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 5 Adult Foxbield Wood Santon Bridge NY112035 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson 20 degrees and overcast
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.
23 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Adult Garden Holmrook SD079994 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman
20 Jun 2020 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Disturbed while cutting grass
20 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Adult Siddick Workington NX997305 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
20 Jun 2020 Argyresthia conjugella 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY49604853 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Argyresthia conjugella (Apple Fruit Moth) 26795.jpeg
20 Jun 2020 Gold Swift 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY48654809 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Female perched under branch of pine tree. 26794.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
20 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 10 Adult Grassguards Seathwaite Duddon Valley SD224979 VC70 Cumberland Roger Fellows Along the track and hereabouts. Nearer twenty, but not counted (...)
20 Jun 2020 Red-necked Footman 1 Adult Green Crag Seathwaite Duddon Valley SD215988 VC70 Cumberland Roger Fellows Nectaring on Foxglove
18 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Adult Kingmoor NR Carlisle NY387577 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
18 Jun 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Kingmoor NR Carlisle NY387575 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
17 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 1 Adult Uldale Uldale NY256356 VC70 Cumberland James Macgregor
17 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 10 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Penrith NY389294 VC70 Cumberland Nicholas Howard Sunny/thundery afternoon.
17 Jun 2020 Hedya pruniana 1 Adult Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY38645988 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found in a woodland clearing. I've selected Hedya pruniana as (...) 26650.jpeg
17 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 12 Adult Ashness Bridge NT Car Park Keswick NY269196 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Including mating pair 26965.jpeg
16 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 1 Adult Sandwith Sandwith NX958149 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
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
16 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 3 Adult near The Gale Abbeytown NY148496 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
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
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
14 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 2 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY217459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON on white clover
13 Jun 2020 Lathronympha strigana 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38575770 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 26429.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
11 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 7 Adult Garden Holmrook SD079994 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman Probably more but unable to count.
9 Jun 2020 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Barns, Solmain Walton NY520676 VC70 Cumberland Matt Smith Further to previous sighting, one small elephant hawk (...) 26413.jpeg
9 Jun 2020 Elachista albifrontella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38595884 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Elachista albifrontella? Found on grassland. 26352.jpeg
8 Jun 2020 Forester 1 Adult near Keswick Keswick NY262237 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Between Derwent Water and Bass. lake. Location deliberately kept (...)
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
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
8 Jun 2020 Mottled Beauty 1 Adult Long Wood Hayton NY52685752 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found at edge of wood perched on shaded side of fencepost. 26319.jpeg
7 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 10 Adult Roadside verge Uldale NY255356 VC70 Cumberland Lorna Swift
7 Jun 2020 Lathronympha strigana 2 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38575766 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy At least two in the clearing at the centre of the reserve. 26297.jpeg
7 Jun 2020 Nemophora degeerella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38495793 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Female found on brambles in birch woodland. 26298.jpeg
7 Jun 2020 Notocelia uddmanniana 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38565770 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Bramble Shoot Moth (Notocelia uddmanniana) found on brambles in (...) 26294.jpeg
5 Jun 2020 Elephant Hawkmoth 3 Adult Barns, Solmain Walton NY520676 VC70 Cumberland Matt Smith 3 Deilephila porcellus feeding on honeysuckle. Small elephant (...)
4 Jun 2020 Marbled Beauty 1 Adult Garden Dearham Dearham NY066355 VC70 Cumberland Caroline Johnston I found a marbled green moth in the house so had time to observe (...)
4 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 3 Adult Red How Thackthwaite NY1523723328 VC70 Cumberland Thalia Sparke 26241.jpeg
3 Jun 2020 Yponomeuta cagnagella 50 Larva Mockerkin Tarn Mockerkin NY084232 VC70 Cumberland Derek McAlone Larval web in spindle. 26209.jpeg
2 Jun 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
2 Jun 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Adult Aikbank Wigton NY218459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON
2 Jun 2020 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Garden Holmrook SD079994 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman daytime flying between hawthorn trees.
2 Jun 2020 Cinnabar 2 Adult Garden Holmrook SD079994 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman
1 Jun 2020 Chimney Sweeper 12 Adult Shore of Bass Lake Keswick NY223268 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
31 May 2020 Chimney Sweeper 6 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY254169 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
31 May 2020 Cinnabar 2 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY254169 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
30 May 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Dalston garden Carlisle NY36564987 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong On Pansy plants then flew into Potatoes.
30 May 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Adult St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
29 May 2020 Micropterix aureatella 1 Adult New Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY28015674 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 25955.jpeg
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 (...)
28 May 2020 Brimstone Moth 1 Adult Garden Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland Lorna Swift Flying mid afternoon and settling on hydrangea leaves
28 May 2020 Common Carpet 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY271567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 26274.jpeg
28 May 2020 Eulia ministrana 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY55826127 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Eulia ministrana. ID verified by Martin Tordoff from photo 25911.jpeg
28 May 2020 Micropterix aureatella 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY55916142 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 25912.jpeg
27 May 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Near Beckbottom Wigton NY267461 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
27 May 2020 Six-spot Burnet 1 Adult Garden Holmrook SD079995 VC70 Cumberland Tim Wayman
26 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Adult Kingstown Industrial Estate Carlisle NY38575913 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found along the track from Kingmoor South to Kingmoor North. 25807.jpeg
26 May 2020 Common Carpet 1 Adult Aikbank Wigton NY216459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON
26 May 2020 Silver Y 1 Adult Aikbank Wigton NY218459 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON
25 May 2020 Six-spot Burnet 1 Adult Clints Quarry Egremont NY007123 VC70 Cumberland Brian and Lindsey Snell Just emerged
25 May 2020 Emperor Moth 1 Adult Carrock Fell Caldbeck NY317352 VC70 Cumberland PETER RITSON M. Resting on ground. V. Worn
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
20 May 2020 Drinker 1 Larva Kingmoor North NR Carlisle NY385595 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Final instar larva 25679.jpeg
19 May 2020 Esperia sulphurella 1 Adult My house Portinscale NY246243 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh On outdoor glass in the evening. 25617.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
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
15 May 2020 Speckled Yellow 3 Adult Newlands Beck embankment Braithwaite NY237247 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Quite mobile around midday 25590.jpeg
15 May 2020 Cinnabar 1 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange in Borrowdale NY255171 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
14 May 2020 Mother Shipton 3 Adult Whinlatter Forest Park Cockermouth NY182266 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
14 May 2020 Speckled Yellow 4 Adult Whinlatter Forest Park Cockermouth NY182266 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
14 May 2020 Silver-ground Carpet 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Male 25689.jpeg
13 May 2020 Currant Pug 1 Adult Cummersdale Carlisle NY39475259 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on wooden post under railway bridge. FL measured at (...) 25575.jpeg
11 May 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Maryport Coastal Park Maryport NY028359 VC70 Cumberland Keith Hamilton
9 May 2020 Common Carpet 1 Adult Braithwaite Moss Portinscale NY243249 VC70 Cumberland Tony Marsh Flying around at approx 8.30am today 25505.jpeg
5 May 2020 Speckled Yellow 3 Adult Red How Thackthwaite NY1519923416 VC70 Cumberland Thalia Sparke 25438.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
18 Feb 2020 Agonopterix arenella 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38855892 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Agonopterix arenella found under glass (hibernating?) on a (...) 24512.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
23 Jan 2020 Spring Usher 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38785809 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found perched on signpost. 24507.jpeg
12 Jan 2020 Spring Usher 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27535637 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on fencepost. 24506.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
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
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
24 Nov 2019 Winter Moth 1 Adult Watch Hill Wood Hayton NY522584 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on a fencepost at the woodland edge. Not a great photo (...) 24491.jpeg
14 Nov 2019 Argyresthia goedartella 1 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY54555835 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Argyresthia goedartella? I can't see what else this can be, but (...) 24486.jpeg
14 Nov 2019 Northern Winter Moth 4 Adult Talkin Tarn Brampton NY542590 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy All found on fenceposts at the edge of woodland to the west of (...) 24487.jpeg
13 Nov 2019 Red-green Carpet 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38605799 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found very close to the specimen reported on 26/10/19 - perhaps (...) 24485.jpeg
10 Nov 2019 Scarce Umber 1 Adult Gelt Woods Brampton NY52275911 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Flightless female found on a fencepost at the woodland edge. 24484.jpeg
26 Oct 2019 Red-green Carpet 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38595800 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on fencepost at woodland edge. 24431.jpeg
17 Oct 2019 Ruby Tiger 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larva crossing path 24479.jpeg
14 Oct 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
2 Oct 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
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
2 Oct 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard on golden buddleia
29 Sep 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Garden Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland L Swift on buddleia
20 Sep 2019 Silver Y 2 Adult Garden Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
16 Sep 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Kingstown Carlisle NY39475891 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found opposite the Arnold Clark centre in Wakefield Road, (...) 23875.jpeg
14 Sep 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
14 Sep 2019 Angle Shades 1 Adult Kingstown Carlisle NY39445890 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on Wakefield Rd opposite the Arnold Clark centre. 23851.jpeg
10 Sep 2019 Grey Dagger 1 Larva Talkin Tarn Brampton NY54815914 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Grey Dagger larva found on a fencepost at edge of woodland to (...) 23767.jpeg
8 Sep 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Garden Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
8 Sep 2019 Silver Y 3 Adult Garden at Hutton in the Forest Skelton NY460358 VC70 Cumberland L Swift on various flowers
2 Sep 2019 Convolvulus Hawk-moth 1 Adult Muncaster Castle Muncaster SD103964 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter Convolvulus hawk moth 23656.jpeg
29 Aug 2019 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult River Petteril Carlisle NY43565128 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on vegetation by the River Petteril near the Wreay Woods (...)
27 Aug 2019 Udea lutealis 3 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
27 Aug 2019 Diplodoma laichartingella 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38475793 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on the move on a wooden post in mainly birch woodland. (...) 23434.jpeg
27 Aug 2019 Acleris emargana 1 Adult Kingstown Carlisle NY39115892 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found by the side of the path from the Kingstown Wildlife Pond (...) 23431.jpeg
27 Aug 2019 Angle Shades 1 Adult Kingstown Wildlife Pond Carlisle NY39325878 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on low-lying vegetation a few metres from the Kingstown (...) 23429.jpeg
26 Aug 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Dalston garden Carlisle NY365498 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong 23399.jpeg
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
25 Aug 2019 Cinnabar 10 Larva Skinburness Silloth NY126561 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larvae on Ragwort. Seen along 2000m of coast pathway, (...)
25 Aug 2019 Ypsolopha scabrella 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY2791756724 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 23381.jpeg
19 Aug 2019 Udea lutealis 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 23624.jpeg
15 Aug 2019 Ypsolopha dentella 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27745686 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 23083.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
12 Aug 2019 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Garden Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
8 Aug 2019 Bordered Beauty 1 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY216457 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson Bordered Beauty
8 Aug 2019 Garden Carpet 1 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY216456 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson In kitchen
8 Aug 2019 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Aikbank Waverton NY216456 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson
7 Aug 2019 Diplodoma laichartingella 1 Larva Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27455671 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found on fencepost at edge of wood and measured at about 13mm in (...) 22781.jpeg
4 Aug 2019 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD063971 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
4 Aug 2019 Six-spot Burnet 4 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD063971 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
4 Aug 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Brigham Hill Mansion Brigham, Cockermouth NY086303 VC70 Cumberland Martyn Fletcher Feeding on Buddleia. Slo-mo vid here (...)
4 Aug 2019 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Kingstown Carlisle NY396588 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Garden 22626.jpeg
2 Aug 2019 Pyrausta purpuralis 1 Adult Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY38625793 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 22441.jpeg
1 Aug 2019 Large Emerald 1 Adult Barclose Scaleby Carlisle NY442628 VC70 Cumberland Mrs Marie Grieves 22421.jpeg
1 Aug 2019 Diplodoma laichartingella 1 Larva Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27345631 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Although the larva was not visible, the case (measured at about (...) 22377.jpeg
1 Aug 2019 Magpie 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27725669 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 22373.jpeg
31 Jul 2019 Silver Y 4 Adult St Bees Head St Bees NX945135 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson On brambles
30 Jul 2019 Drinker 2 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD055980 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson Male and female in heather 22238.jpeg
30 Jul 2019 Silver Y 9 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD055980 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
30 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 14 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD055980 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
30 Jul 2019 Apotomis turbidana 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY56406181 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy On the car park fence. 22254.jpeg
30 Jul 2019 Blastobasis adustella 1 Adult Miltonrigg Wood Brampton NY56506160 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Blastobasis adustella found on a fencepost at the woodland (...) 22293.jpeg
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 (...)
29 Jul 2019 Ancylis badiana 1 Adult Kingstown Carlisle NY39145892 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Found along the footpath from the Kingstown Wildlife Pond to the (...) 22115.jpeg
21 Jul 2019 Antler Moth 1 Adult Grune Point, footpath to Skinburness NY139566 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson on ragwort
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
17 Jul 2019 Silver Y 2 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD180782 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon
15 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Cumwhinton Carlisle NY402557 VC70 Cumberland Jeremy Smith
15 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 200 Larva Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083473 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Larvae. A very low estimate of numbers seen.
15 Jul 2019 Shaded Broad-bar 2 Adult Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083473 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 12-2pm, sunny and warm with a light breeze.
15 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 50 Adult Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083473 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 12-2pm, sunny and warm with a light breeze. A very low estimate (...) 21467.jpeg
15 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 50 Larva West Beach dunes S of harbour Silloth NY102530 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 3-4.30pm, sunny periods, warm with light breeze. Larvae. A low (...)
15 Jul 2019 Latticed Heath 1 Adult West Beach dunes S of harbour Silloth NY102530 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 3-4.30pm, sunny periods, warm with light breeze.
15 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 50 Adult West Beach dunes S of harbour Silloth NY102530 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 3-4.30pm, sunny periods, warm with light breeze. A low estimate (...)
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
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
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
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
11 Jul 2019 Cydia splendana 1 Adult Kingmoor South NR Carlisle NY38815883 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy 21170.jpeg
7 Jul 2019 Grass Wave 1 Adult Scaleby Moss Scaleby NY430636 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Female 21004.jpeg
7 Jul 2019 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Adult Scaleby Moss Scaleby NY430636 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Measured at 29mm in length. 21005.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
7 Jul 2019 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Garden Rosthwaite NY257146 VC70 Cumberland Pete
7 Jul 2019 Chimney Sweeper 1 Adult Crummock water Crummock NY203158 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson
7 Jul 2019 Dark Arches 1 Adult Crummock water Crummock NY203158 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson Disturbed from garage door
7 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 2 Adult Crummock water Crummock NY203158 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson
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
4 Jul 2019 Elephant Hawkmoth 1 Adult Fenton Keswick north west of NY277233 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
3 Jul 2019 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Adult Skinburness Silloth NY124558 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
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 (...)
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 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 1 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 5 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY307537 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller SW part of reserve. Some unidentified flying Burnet Moths also (...)
3 Jul 2019 Cinnabar 2 Adult Cummacatta Wood Grange-in-Borrowdale NY256171 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron
2 Jul 2019 Six-spot Burnet 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller My first of 2019.
29 Jun 2019 Beautiful Golden Y 1 Adult Garden Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland L Swift Beautiful moth on garden plant-first one for me.
29 Jun 2019 True Lover's Knot 1 Adult Grey Knotts (NW slopes) Honister NY217133 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron At 533m in nardus grassland with Mt Ringlet
28 Jun 2019 Silver Y 1 Adult Garden Area Uldale NY249368 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
28 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 14 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY339543 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 10.40-11.50am sunny and warm. Probably many more.
28 Jun 2019 Silver Y 3 Adult Orton Moss NR Great Orton NY339543 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 10.40-11.50am sunny and warm.
27 Jun 2019 Clouded Buff 1 Adult Irton Fell Irton NY140026 VC70 Cumberland Chris Ballance
27 Jun 2019 Northern Spinach 1 Adult Irton Fell Irton NY140026 VC70 Cumberland Chris Ballance Female egg laying 20578.jpeg
27 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 1 Adult Fields Santon Bridge NY113010 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace Field off bridleway.
27 Jun 2019 Common Heath 2 Adult Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY126019 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 100% sun. On open fell. 20370.jpeg
27 Jun 2019 Wood Tiger 1 Adult Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY129019 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 100% sun. 20373.jpeg
27 Jun 2019 Chimney Sweeper 15