Cumbria Butterfly Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
27 Jul 2019 Grayling 15 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick very dull 17oC
27 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 8 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick very dull 17oC
27 Jul 2019 Peacock 3 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick very dull 17oC
27 Jul 2019 Red Admiral 1 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick very dull 17oC
27 Jul 2019 Ringlet 7 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick very dull 17oC
27 Jul 2019 Small Heath 6 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick very dull 17oC
27 Jul 2019 Speckled Wood 1 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick very dull 17oC
27 Jul 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Arnside Signal Box Arnside SD459789 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
17 Jul 2019 Gatekeeper 30 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD180782 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 21551.jpeg
17 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 24 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD180782 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon
17 Jul 2019 Small Skipper 3 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD180782 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon
17 Jul 2019 Gatekeeper 3 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Half hour on way home
17 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 7 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Half hour on way home 21555.jpeg
17 Jul 2019 Peacock 1 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Half hour on way home
17 Jul 2019 Ringlet 3 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Half hour on way home
17 Jul 2019 Small Skipper 4 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Half hour on way home
17 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 13 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood, bottom track. Levens SD484879 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick overcast, dry, little wind ca 17 deg C no Silver-washed (...)
17 Jul 2019 Ringlet 3 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood, bottom track. Levens SD484879 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick overcast, dry, little wind ca 17 deg C no Silver-washed (...)
17 Jul 2019 Small White 5 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood, bottom track. Levens SD484879 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick overcast, dry, little wind ca 17 deg C no Silver-washed (...)
17 Jul 2019 Speckled Wood 3 Adult Brigsteer Park Wood, bottom track. Levens SD484879 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick overcast, dry, little wind ca 17 deg C no Silver-washed (...)
7 Jul 2019 Large Skipper 40 Adult River Lowther Helton NY516217 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Fraser very active, feeding on clover and long grasses on west side of (...)
7 Jul 2019 Ringlet 5 Adult Garden, Plantation Avenue Arnside SD462780 VC69 Westmorland Caroline Webb
7 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Grange over Sands SD403799 VC69 Westmorland Geoff Birch Males
7 Jul 2019 Dark Green Fritillary 5 Adult Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Grange over Sands SD403799 VC69 Westmorland Geoff Birch
7 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 12 Adult Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Grange over Sands SD403799 VC69 Westmorland Geoff Birch
7 Jul 2019 Small Heath 3 Adult Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Grange over Sands SD403799 VC69 Westmorland Geoff Birch
7 Jul 2019 Large Skipper 1 Adult Flashbank Wood Brigsteer SD485857 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Painted Lady 6 Adult Flashbank Wood Brigsteer SD485857 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Red Admiral 1 Adult Flashbank Wood Brigsteer SD485857 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Ringlet 29 Adult Flashbank Wood Brigsteer SD485857 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 21008.jpeg
7 Jul 2019 Small Skipper 16 Adult Flashbank Wood Brigsteer SD485857 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 21013.jpeg
7 Jul 2019 Speckled Wood 3 Adult Flashbank Wood Brigsteer SD485857 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 21 Adult Flashbank Wood Brigsteer SD485857 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 21007.jpeg
7 Jul 2019 Comma 1 Adult Park Wood Brigsteer SD486876 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Green-veined White 3 Adult Park Wood Brigsteer SD486876 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Large Skipper 5 Adult Park Wood Brigsteer SD486876 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 14 Adult Park Wood Brigsteer SD486876 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Ringlet 20 Adult Park Wood Brigsteer SD486876 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 Speckled Wood 2 Adult Park Wood Brigsteer SD486876 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
7 Jul 2019 White-letter Hairstreak 2 Adult Sedgwick Sedgwick SD507864 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Top of Elms near Fisherman's Gate
7 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 12 Adult Pt Cumbria Way walk Caldbeck NY330400 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
7 Jul 2019 Painted Lady 8 Adult Pt Cumbria Way walk Caldbeck NY330400 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
7 Jul 2019 Red Admiral 5 Adult Pt Cumbria Way walk Caldbeck NY330400 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
7 Jul 2019 Ringlet 30 Adult Pt Cumbria Way walk Caldbeck NY330400 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
7 Jul 2019 Small Heath 1 Adult Pt Cumbria Way walk Caldbeck NY330400 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
7 Jul 2019 Small Skipper 25 Adult Pt Cumbria Way walk Caldbeck NY330400 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
7 Jul 2019 Speckled Wood 10 Adult Pt Cumbria Way walk Caldbeck NY330400 VC70 Cumberland L Swift
7 Jul 2019 Common Blue 5 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761082 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick No wind in cutting and really warm when the sun shone, ~20 deg (...)
7 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 7 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761082 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick No wind in cutting and really warm when the sun shone, ~20 deg (...)
7 Jul 2019 Painted Lady 4 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761082 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick No wind in cutting and really warm when the sun shone, ~20 deg (...)
7 Jul 2019 Red Admiral 1 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761082 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick No wind in cutting and really warm when the sun shone, ~20 deg (...)
7 Jul 2019 Ringlet 42 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761082 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick No wind in cutting and really warm when the sun shone, ~20 deg (...)
7 Jul 2019 Painted Lady 2 Adult Allen Knott Windermere NY412009 VC69 Westmorland Martin
7 Jul 2019 Small Heath 1 Adult Allen Knott Windermere NY412009 VC69 Westmorland Martin
7 Jul 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Adult Allen Knott Windermere NY412009 VC69 Westmorland Martin
7 Jul 2019 Comma 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 25 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Common Blue 5 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 25 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Large Skipper 4 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 25 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 15 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 25 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Ringlet 3 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 25 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Small Skipper 10 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 25 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Comma 1 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 45 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Meadow Brown 30 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 45 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Painted Lady 6 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 45 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Red Admiral 1 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 45 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Small Skipper 4 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 45 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Small Skipper 2 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 45 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 45 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
7 Jul 2019 Green-veined White 2 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
7 Jul 2019 Speckled Wood 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
7 Jul 2019 Ringlet 25 Adult Blackstock point Thornthwaite NY222272 VC70 Cumberland Pete
7 Jul 2019 Painted Lady 3 Adult Crummock water Crummock NY203158 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson
7 Jul 2019 Small Skipper 3 Adult Crummock water Crummock NY203158 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson