Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Whitrigglees Wigton NY245564 Mike Porter
9 Apr 2021 Dyseriocrania subpurpurella 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27375631 Paul Kennedy Dyseriocrania subpurpurella (Common Oak Purple) found on a (...) 30032.jpeg
9 Apr 2021 Diurnea fagella 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY27505636 Paul Kennedy March Tubic (flightless female) found on fencepost at the (...) 30033.jpeg
3 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Armboth Thirlmere NY305171 Pete Barron Nectarine in goat willow
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Between A7 and cricket ground Carlisle NY399566 Martin Keiller
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
15 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller Both males. My first in 2021.
12 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 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
14 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
12 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Around 2pm, sunny but cold. Nectaring on grape hyacinth and (...)
15 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
15 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
12 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
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
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 Peacock 1 Holehird Gardens Windermere NY411008 Lynne Farrell Rescued from the alpine house and flew away
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Wetheral Carlisle NY460549 R H Jones
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Wetheral garden Carlisle NY462549 R H Jones male
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Celleron Lane Penrith NY497260 Sarah Mitchell On Lesser Celandine.
10 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny intervals. 8 oC 30043.jpeg
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.
2 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Coombs Wood Armathwaite NY512446 Georgina Collins
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
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 Peter Howard Male. Full sun, 12 degrees
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 New Mills garden Brampton NY549617 Peter Howard Nectaring on Bullace blossom
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Cliburn Moss NNR Penrith NY580256 Sarah Mitchell
4 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Waitby Greenriggs NR Waitby NY759084 Georgina Collins
10 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
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 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 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 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Footpath Kirkby-in-Furness SD234838 Helen Wallace 11.45-1pm. Full sun.
2 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Birkrigg Common Ulverston SD285748 Helen Wallace Basking in sun.
2 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Footpath Ulverston SD285762 Helen Wallace Basking in sun. 2pm
2 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 White Gill Lane Ulverston SD286748 Helen Wallace Flying.
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 Red Admiral 1 Middle Mount Barrow Ulverston SD286760 Helen Wallace Flying.
2 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Sands Rd Ulverston SD288765 Charles Penfold In full sun in the front garden
4 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Grizedale Forest Hawkshead SD342964 Mo Richards Sunny but chilly at times.
1 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Fell Close Grange over Sands SD400776 David Eastlick
3 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Rockwell Gardens Grange over Sands SD410785 Pam Wilson Resting in garden
12 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Lingarth Lindale SD412802 David Jackson
9 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Off Back Road Lindale SD416804 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
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 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
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
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
1 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD456772 Lynne Farrell Flying on top of the Knott
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
15 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Arnside village Arnside SD459781 Rosa Menendez In the garden
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
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Middlebarrow Wood Silverdale SD467773 Martin & Gwen Tordoff
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 Comma 1 Challon Hall Silverdale SD476766 Lynne Farrell In field
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Challon Hall Silverdale SD476766 Lynne Farrell In field
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 Comma 1 Gait Barrows NNR Arnside SD479770 Lynne Farrell
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
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Ratherheath Kendal SD482959 Mr Pair spiralling upwards, twice, a minute or so apart -love or (...)
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.
16 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Warton Quarry Warton SD491724 Lynne Farrell Male flying around bushes
12 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Grisleymires Lane Milnthorpe SD495817 Roger Fellows
13 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Dallam Chase Milnthorpe SD496819 Roger Fellows
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
3 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Burneside SD507951 Sue Shiels
9 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Eastgate, Sandylands Kendal SD524930 Gary Gould on garden bench, basking in the sun for 20mins
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Holme SD538782 Roger Fellows
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Holme SD538782 Roger Fellows
16 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Holme SD539782 Roger Fellows
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