Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
30 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Garden Ulverston SD287766 Helen Wallace Basking in sun 11.30am.
26 Apr 2021 Burnet Companion 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189714 Helen Wallace Disturbed in grass. Overcast. 12c.
26 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD190716 Helen Wallace Overcast. 12c.
26 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Harter Fell Duddon Seathwaite Duddon Valley SD223993 Ian Brockbank On the Maiden Castle path up to Harter Fell
26 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Rockwell Gardens Grange Over Sands SD403782 Pam Wilson 1 male and 1female browsing on Honesty plant.
25 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439827 David Eastlick
25 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 5 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 Ian Tallon 15.40 -16.40 30321.jpeg
25 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 Ian Tallon 15.40 -16.40
25 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 2 Birkshill Raughton Head NY377431 Keith Temple On sheltered farm track and field of rush
25 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 5 Birkshill Raughton Head NY377431 Keith Temple On sheltered farm track and field of rush
25 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Birkshill Raughton Head NY377431 Keith Temple On sheltered farm track and field of rush
25 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Birkshill Raughton Head NY377431 Keith Temple On sheltered farm track and field of rush
25 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Fish House Bridge Bouth SD342858 Martin & Gwen Tordoff
25 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Fish House Bridge Bouth SD342858 Martin & Gwen Tordoff
25 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Fish House Bridge Bouth SD342858 Martin & Gwen Tordoff
25 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Eden Street Carlisle NY396575 Martin Keiller
25 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Bowness gravel pits Wigton NY206617 Mike Porter
25 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Bowness gravel pits Wigton NY207615 Mike Porter
25 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Wetheral Station Wetheral NY467546 R H Jones males
25 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Wetheral Station Wetheral NY467546 R H Jones
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 4 Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun....all male.
24 Apr 2021 Dingy Skipper 1 Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.
24 Apr 2021 Mother Shipton 1 Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.....freshly emerged.
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.....freshly emerged.
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 8 Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.....freshly emerged.
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 4 Swindale Penrith NY507122 David Nattrass In the open, sunny 18C 0n rushes and rocks. 30290.jpeg
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 6 Swindale Penrith NY509114 David Nattrass on the left hand-side of the waterfall climbing up it in 2 (...) 30291.jpeg
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Male, full sun. 17.8dg.C in shade. (No Vanessids seen in this (...)
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Carlisle Cemetery Carlisle NY390543 Keith Temple
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell 1 male and 1 female
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone Moth 1 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Flying and resting in amongst the heather
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 15 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Flying around and perching on small birches near the boardwalk
24 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Flying near birches
24 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Flying near boardwalk and small birches
24 Apr 2021 Latticed Heath 10 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Flying and resting on heather on moss
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Males
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Flying near birches
24 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Flying fast across the moss- fresh specimens
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 Lynne Farrell Flying through birches
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429829 Martin Chadwick Temperature 17C. Full sun
24 Apr 2021 Common Heath 10 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429829 Martin Chadwick Temperature 17C. Full sun.
24 Apr 2021 Emperor Moth 3 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429829 Martin Chadwick Temperature 17C. Full sun. Several males seen flying including (...)
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429829 Martin Chadwick Temperature 17C. Full sun
24 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 3 St Michaels churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Mike Porter Mainly around tall Yew tree.
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 St Michaels churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Mike Porter
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY232537 Mike Porter Two seen here by Colin Auld on 23rd April. First known record (...)
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Wedholme Flow Wigton NY234538 Mike Porter
24 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD180786 Pete Martin
24 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD166786 Pete Martin
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD180786 Pete Martin
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 5 Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Small White 2 Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 4 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Small White 2 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Dallam Chase Milnthorpe SD496819 Roger Fellows
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Ravens Lodge Levens SD462851 Roger Fellows
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Whitbarrow Mill Side SD451847 Roger Fellows
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 11 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Sarah Mitchell 5 females, 6 males.
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Sarah Mitchell Males
24 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Sarah Mitchell
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 17oC
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell Male. Sunny 17oC
24 Apr 2021 Dingy Skipper 1 White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
24 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 White Scar Levens SD466851 Sarah Mitchell Males
23 Apr 2021 Common Heath 4 Killington Kendal SD597913 Lindsey Gould
23 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Killington Kendal SD597913 Lindsey Gould Freshly emerged
23 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Killington Kendal SD597913 Lindsey Gould
23 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Killington Kendal SD597913 Lindsey Gould
23 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Clare House garden Grange over Sands SD405773 Margaret Eastlick male
23 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Breaks Moss Brampton NY5065 Peter Howard 16 degrees, full sun. First one I’ve seen on this site
23 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 2 Breaks Moss Brampton NY5065 Peter Howard 16 degrees, full sun.
23 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Breaks Moss Brampton NY5065 Peter Howard Male. 16 degrees, full sun.
23 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 12 Brown Fell Geltsdale NY5856 Steve Eyre
23 Apr 2021 Large White 1 Garden Mockerkin NY0904523168 Thalia Sparke 30269.jpeg
23 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Mockerkin NY0904523168 Thalia Sparke 30268.jpeg
22 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Whitbarrow Scar KENDAL SD458857 Charles Bulman sunny and warm open woodland
22 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Whitbarrow Scar KENDAL SD458857 Charles Bulman sunny and warm open woodland
22 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Sands Rd Ulverston SD289766 Charles Penfold In the sun in the front garden
22 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Swindale Penrith NY512128 David Nattrass Under the trees on sunny day 16C. 30251.jpeg
22 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Swindale Penrith NY507121 David Nattrass 1st I've ever seen, magic, beautul little butterfly sunny & 16C 30250.jpeg
22 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Killington Reservoir shore Nr Kendal SD591911 Gary Gould Settled on rock, basking in sun
22 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Newton Rigg College Penrith NY49223080 Gary Gould Flying around Hyacinth.
22 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY306538 Georgina Collins
22 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Next Ness Nature Reserve Ulverston SD300786 Helen Wallace Full sun. 15c.
22 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Next Ness Nature Reserve Ulverston SD300786 Helen Wallace Male flying.
22 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Next Ness Nature Reserve Ulverston SD300786 Helen Wallace Full sun. 15c.
22 Apr 2021 Common Heath 7 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD322826 Helen Wallace Just off the boardwalk.
22 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 6 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD322826 Helen Wallace Just off the boardwalk.
22 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Barbondale Barbon SD635827 Ian Tallon
22 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 2 Barbondale Barbon SD635827 Ian Tallon Seen whilst birdwatching
22 Apr 2021 Peacock 4 Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY121014 J Manson
22 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY121014 J Manson
22 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Gosling Sike Carlisle NY408585 Martin Keiller
22 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Gosling Sike Carlisle NY408585 Martin Keiller
22 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Finglandrigg Wood Wigton NY272566 Mike Porter Bright sunshine.
22 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Finglandrigg Wood Wigton NY2756 Mike Porter Bright sunshine.
22 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Finglandrigg Wood Wigton NY274565 Mike Porter Bright sunshine.
22 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Finglandrigg Wood Wigton NY272566 Mike Porter Bright sunshine.
22 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD421906 Pete Martin
21 Apr 2021 Comma 2 By River Lyvennet Kings Meaburn NY619205 David Nattrass 1st seen near Kings Meaburn, unfortunately my dog moved so no (...)
21 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Scrape by River Lyvennet Kings Meaburn NY619201 David Nattrass 30223.jpeg
21 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 6 Footpath from Brampton Road Carlisle NY408578 Martin Keiller
21 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 2 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller Mating pair.
21 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller
21 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller My first of 2021. Rather worn. The 4th year in a row that I have (...) 30228.jpeg
21 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 3 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller
21 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Tarraby Lane Carlisle NY406577 Martin Keiller
21 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Tarraby Lane Carlisle NY406577 Martin Keiller
21 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Tarraby Lane footpath Carlisle NY406578 Martin Keiller Male
21 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Tarraby Lane footpath Carlisle NY406578 Martin Keiller
21 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Garden Mockerkin NY0904523168 Thalia Sparke 30221.jpeg
20 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace Worn.
20 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace 11c. Sunny but cool breeze. Male basking in sun.
20 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace 11c. Sunny but cool breeze. .
20 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189711 Helen Wallace 11c. Sunny but cool breeze.
20 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey 11am, sunny, 15deg.C.
20 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden on West Avenue Wigton NY257476 Mike Porter Sunny. Light breeze.
20 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 2 Yewtree Tarn Coniston NY322003 Mo Richards Hazy sun
20 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Yewtree Tarn Coniston NY322003 Mo Richards Hazy sun
20 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Longsleddale Kendal NY491056 Roger Fellows
20 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Longsleddale Kendal NY488078 Roger Fellows This very fresh specimen seemed to respond to a pheromone lure (...)
20 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Longsleddale Kendal NY478083 Roger Fellows This specimen also appeared to respond to Emperor Moth lure.
20 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
20 Apr 2021 Common Blue 1 Black Crag near summit Skelwith Bridge NY341016 Steve Kruger Flying SW low over the grassy fell
20 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Garden Mockerkin NY0902323160 Thalia Sparke 30209.jpeg
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 garden at Brigsteer Kendal SD481892 Charles Bulman
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 garden at Brigsteer Kendal SD481892 Charles Bulman
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 garden at Brigsteer Kendal SD481892 Charles Bulman
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 garden at Brigsteer Kendal SD481892 Charles Bulman
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
19 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
19 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
19 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 15 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
19 Apr 2021 Small White 2 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
19 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 3 Scrape by River Lyvennet Kings Meaburn NY619201 David Nattrass 1st seen near Kings Meaburn 30222.jpeg
19 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Broughton Moor Broughton Mills SD239931 Helen Wallace 15c. Disturbed from bracken.
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 8 Broughton Moor Broughton Mills SD239931 Helen Wallace 15c. Full sun. Along western path towards Caw Moss. 1 on pussy (...)
19 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Broughton Moor Broughton Mills SD239931 Helen Wallace 15c. Full sun. Along path towards Caw Moss. Nectaring on pussy (...)
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD219854 Helen Wallace Flying over heather.
19 Apr 2021 Common Heath 1 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD219852 Helen Wallace 11c. Just off boardwalk.
19 Apr 2021 Common Heath 7 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD219854 Helen Wallace Flying low over heather & landing, with wings flapping for brief (...)
19 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD219852 Helen Wallace 11c. Just off boardwalk.
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD214850 Helen Wallace 11c. Full sun. Near parking area.
19 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 The Hawk Broughton Mills SD240923 Helen Wallace 15c. Female near parking area.
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 The Hawk Broughton Mills SD240923 Helen Wallace 15c. Male near parking area.
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Ian Tallon
19 Apr 2021 Common Blue 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Ian Tallon Flew past quickly
19 Apr 2021 Large White 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Ian Tallon and an unknown small Fritillary
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Ian Tallon
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 Ian Tallon
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Commonside Distington NY006223 John Callion
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Commonside Distington NY006223 John Callion
19 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 4 St Helens Flimby NY008325 John Callion
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 St Helens Flimby NY008325 John Callion
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Akay Wood Sedbergh SD658913 John Mounsey Male. Didn't settle. Calm, sunny intervals.
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 4 Grass verge Haltcliffe Bridge NY367366 L Swift and T Dixon 2 male 2 female flying and on dandelions
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Grass verge Nr Castle Sowerby church NY374364 L Swift and T Dixon
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Grass verge and field Nr Haltcliff Bridge NY367366 L Swift and T Dixon
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Arnside village Arnside SD455786 Lynne Farrell Fresh male in garden
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Arnside village Arnside SD455786 Lynne Farrell In garden. Worn female
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Arnside village Arnside SD455786 Lynne Farrell Fresh male in garden
19 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller Mating pair 30203.jpeg
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 7 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller All males
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Male
19 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Garden, West Avenue Wigton NY257476 Mike Porter Warm sunshine.
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Powter Howe Keswick NY221269 Mike Porter Warm sunshine.
19 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Powter Howe Keswick NY221267 Mike Porter Warm sunshine.
19 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 Mo Richards Very sunny
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange Over Sands SD403782 Pam Wilson Male flying along edge of wood
19 Apr 2021 Comma 2 Rockwell Gardens Grange Over Sands SD403782 Pam Wilson Feeding on dandelion
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Rockwell Gardens Grange Over Sands SD403782 Pam Wilson 1 male and 1female
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange Over Sands SD403782 Pam Wilson Flying in garden
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Wetheral garden Wetheral NY462549 R H Jones male
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Canal path Holme Mills SD523777 Roger Fellows
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Hutton Roof NNR Burton-in-Kendal SD554785 Roger Fellows
19 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 3 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY580256 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 16oC 30164.jpeg
19 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY580256 Sarah Mitchell
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 3 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY580256 Sarah Mitchell Males.
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 5 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY580256 Sarah Mitchell
19 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY580256 Sarah Mitchell
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Male, nectaring on Cardamine Pratensis. 10.00 a.m. sunny. 30177.jpeg
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Mockerkin NY0902323160 Thalia Sparke
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Nether Wasdale Nether Wasdale NY125040 Brian and Lindsey Snell Male
17 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Nether Wasdale Nether Wasdale NY125040 Brian and Lindsey Snell
17 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Nether Wasdale Nether Wasdale NY125040 Brian and Lindsey Snell
17 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Allithwaite Quarry Grange over Sands SD391767 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 5 Wart Barrow Grange over Sands SD391768 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
17 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 2 Wart Barrow Grange over Sands SD391768 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
17 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Wart Barrow Grange over Sands SD391768 Chris Winnick 18oC full sun
17 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439828 David Jackson
17 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Lindale off Back Road Lindale SD416804 David Jackson
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Lindale Playing Field Lindale SD417803 David Jackson
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD4178 Doreen Howard Mating
17 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD4178 Doreen Howard
17 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Garden Uldale NY246372 Lorna Swift
17 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Verge Uldale NY246372 Lorna Swift
17 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Meathop Moss Meathop SD444818 Lynne Farrell Fresh, flying near boardwalk. Put up by Peacock
17 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Meathop Moss Meathop SD444818 Lynne Farrell Near and on boardwalk- put up Green hairstreak
17 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 2 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Both males
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Powter Howe Keswick NY223267 Mike Porter Sunny with light wind.
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Roadside near Bolton Park Wigton NY255418 Mike Porter Sunny with light winds.
17 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Roadside near Bolton Park Wigton NY255418 Mike Porter Sunny with light winds.
17 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Celleron Lane Penrith NY497260 Sarah Mitchell
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Pulmonaria.
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
16 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 David Eastlick Rather worn Full sun, 13 deg C
16 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Charney Well Lane Grange over Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Charney Well Lane Grange over Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
16 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Spring Bank Lane Grange over Sands SD3978 Doreen Howard
16 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Challon Hall Silverdale SD476766 Lynne Farrell In field
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Challon Hall Silverdale SD475767 Lynne Farrell Male- first I have seen this year. Flying along verge by Challon (...)
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Challon Hall Silverdale SD476766 Lynne Farrell In field
16 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Warton Quarry Warton SD491724 Lynne Farrell Male flying around bushes
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Ratherheath Kendal SD482959 Mr Pair spiralling upwards, twice, a minute or so apart -love or (...)
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 Peter Howard Male. Full sun, 12 degrees
16 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 St Michaels churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY4057 Peter Howard Male flitting around Yew canopy late morning. 11 degrees, full (...)
16 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 St Michaels churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY4057 Peter Howard
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Wetheral garden Carlisle NY462549 R H Jones male
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Holme SD538782 Roger Fellows
16 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Holme SD539782 Roger Fellows
16 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Arnside village Arnside SD459781 Rosa Menendez In the garden
16 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Arnside village Arnside SD459781 Rosa Menendez In the garden
16 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Arnside village Arnside SD459781 Rosa Menendez In the garden
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Cliburn Moss NNR Cliburn NY580256 Sarah Mitchell Male flying. Sunny 11C
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Verge Sosgill NY0998424038 Thalia Sparke 30213.jpeg
15 Apr 2021 Brimstone 5 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439827 David Eastlick full sun, no wind seen over 2 hours 4 males, 1 female
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439827 David Eastlick full sun, no wind seen over 2 hours on dandelion
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439827 David Eastlick full sun, no wind seen over 2 hours
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Duddon Moss Road Broughton-in-Furness SD225845 Helen Wallace 11.45-1pm. Full sun.
15 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD225854 Helen Wallace Male flying.
15 Apr 2021 Common Heath 1 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD218854 Helen Wallace 11c, full sun. Landed on boardwalk.
15 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD225854 Helen Wallace On gorse & grass in full sun. 30060.jpeg
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Duddon Mosses NNR Broughton-in-Furness SD225854 Helen Wallace Flying.
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Footpath Kirkby-in-Furness SD234838 Helen Wallace 11.45-1pm. Full sun.
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Verge Kirkby-in-Furness SD228841 Helen Wallace 11.45-1pm. Full sun. Male
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Verge Kirkby-in-Furness SD228841 Helen Wallace 11.45-1pm. Full sun.
15 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 Ian Tallon Could have perched better - probably camera shy ! 30082.jpeg
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Meathop Moss Witherslack SD447820 Ian Tallon Very flighty
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Arnside village Arnside SD460783 Lynne Farrell Flying over large garden
15 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Arnside village Arnside SD460783 Lynne Farrell Perched on village plant bed near railway arch
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller
15 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller Both males. My first in 2021.
15 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
15 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller
15 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Male. My first in 2021.
15 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Male
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Whitrigglees Wigton NY245564 Mike Porter
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Holehird Gdns Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Full sun
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Holehird Gdns Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Full sun
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Wetheral Carlisle NY460549 R H Jones
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Holme SD538782 Roger Fellows
15 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Arnside village Arnside SD459781 Rosa Menendez In the garden
15 Apr 2021 Brimstone 12 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD438827 Sue and Finn Bugge 11/12C Full sun.Incl. Hale Cat Woods nearby.
15 Apr 2021 Comma 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD438827 Sue and Finn Bugge 11/12C Full sun.Incl. Hale Cat Woods nearby.
15 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD438827 Sue and Finn Bugge 11/12C Full sun.Incl. Hale Cat Woods nearby.
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD438827 Sue and Finn Bugge 11/12C Full sun.Incl. Hale Cat Woods nearby.
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD438827 Sue and Finn Bugge 11/12C Full sun.Incl. Hale Cat Woods nearby.
15 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD438827 Sue and Finn Bugge 11/12C Full sun.Incl. Hale Cat Woods nearby.
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
14 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
13 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Dallam Chase Milnthorpe SD496819 Roger Fellows
12 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Lingarth Lindale SD412802 David Jackson
12 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
12 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller
12 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Around 2pm, sunny but cold. Nectaring on grape hyacinth and (...)
12 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Grisleymires Lane Milnthorpe SD495817 Roger Fellows
11 Apr 2021 Early Tooth-striped 1 Watch Hill Wood Hayton NY52325849 Paul Kennedy Mint-condition specimen found on a fencepost at the woodland (...) 30045.jpeg
10 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Barbara Dixon
10 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Barbara Dixon
10 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 Barbara Dixon
10 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Lindale Playing Field Lindale SD417803 David Jackson
10 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Lindale Playing Field Lindale SD417803 David Jackson
10 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Charney Well Lane Grange over Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
10 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Charney Well Lane Grange over Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
10 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny intervals. 8 oC 30043.jpeg
10 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
9 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Off Back Road Lindale SD416804 Barbara Dixon
9 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Black Yeats Nook SD554830 Brian and Lindsey Snell
9 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Sarah Beck Nook SD555826 Brian and Lindsey Snell
9 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Eastgate, Sandylands Kendal SD524930 Gary Gould on garden bench, basking in the sun for 20mins
9 Apr 2021 Diurnea fagella 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27505636 Paul Kennedy March Tubic (flightless female) found on fencepost at the (...) 30033.jpeg
9 Apr 2021 Dyseriocrania subpurpurella 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27375631 Paul Kennedy Dyseriocrania subpurpurella (Common Oak Purple) found on a (...) 30032.jpeg
4 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Waitby Greenriggs NR Waitby NY759084 Georgina Collins
4 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Grizedale Forest Hawkshead SD342964 Mo Richards Sunny but chilly at times.
4 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny but cold & windy.
4 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny but cold & windy.
3 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Brigsteer village Kendal SD481892 Charles Bulman male
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Brigsteer village Kendal SD481892 Charles Bulman
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Brigsteer village Kendal SD481892 Charles Bulman
3 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Charney Well Lane Grange over Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
3 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Charney Well Lane Grange over Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Charney Well Lane Grange over Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
3 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Gait Barrows NNR Arnside SD479770 Lynne Farrell
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Gait Barrows NNR Arnside SD478774 Lynne Farrell In top field near entrance
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Gait Barrows NNR Arnside SD479769 Lynne Farrell In meadow by Blackthorn hedge
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Holehird Gardens Windermere NY411008 Lynne Farrell Rescued from the alpine house and flew away
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Middlebarrow Wood Silverdale SD467773 Martin & Gwen Tordoff
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Warm & sunny
3 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Warm
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards Warm
3 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange over Sands SD410785 Pam Wilson Resting in garden
3 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Armboth Thirlmere NY305171 Pete Barron Nectarine in goat willow
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 Peter Howard Nectaring on Bullace blossom
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Wetheral garden Wetheral NY462549 R H Jones male
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Celleron Lane Penrith NY497260 Sarah Mitchell On Lesser Celandine.
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Cliburn Moss NNR Penrith NY580256 Sarah Mitchell
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
2 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Sands Rd Ulverston SD288765 Charles Penfold In full sun in the front garden
2 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Coombs Wood Armathwaite NY512446 Georgina Collins
2 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Birkrigg Common Ulverston SD285748 Helen Wallace Basking in sun.
2 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Bridleway Ulverston SD286755 Helen Wallace Basking in sun.
2 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 7 Bridleway Ulverston SD286755 Helen Wallace Basking on bare ground 30003.jpeg
2 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Footpath Ulverston SD285762 Helen Wallace Basking in sun. 2pm
2 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Middle Mount Barrow Ulverston SD286760 Helen Wallace Flying.
2 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 White Gill Lane Ulverston SD286748 Helen Wallace Flying.
1 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Fell Close Grange over Sands SD400776 David Eastlick
1 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Brigsteer Wood Levens SD487877 John Mounsey Sunny Lent Lily clearing, sheltered from cold wind.
1 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 2 Brigsteer Wood Levens SD487877 John Mounsey Sunny Lent Lily clearing, sheltered from cold wind.
1 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456772 Lynne Farrell Flying on top of the Knott