Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
18 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Irton Pike Santon Bridge NY119011 Jake Manson Mild and heavily overcast with light drizzle
17 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
17 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
16 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
15 Oct 2021 Painted Lady 1 Fell Close Grange over Sands SD401776 David Eastlick full sun, fluttering on ivy
15 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Kirkby Stephen Kirkby Stephen NY774087 David Phillips Flew over Market Street (A685), Town Centre. Sunny 12c
15 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Moat House Farm Aldingham SD278701 Helen Wallace Flying. 11C & sunny.
15 Oct 2021 Small Copper 1 Ramside Barrow-in-Furness SD239661 Helen Wallace Fluttering. 11C & sunny.
15 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Garden Allonby Allonby NY082433 John Callion
15 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Garden Allonby Allonby NY082433 John Callion
15 Oct 2021 Silver Y 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller Full sun, but cool.
15 Oct 2021 Small White 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller Full sun, but cool.
15 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Full sun, but cool.
15 Oct 2021 Comma 2 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Br. NY410007 Mo Richards
15 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Br. NY410007 Mo Richards
15 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Br. NY410007 Mo Richards
15 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392767 Mr M Chadwick
15 Oct 2021 Comma 1 Sizergh Estate Brigsteer SD4924388436 Richard Evans All on sunny ivy-covered wall.
15 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 3 Sizergh Estate Brigsteer SD4924388436 Richard Evans All on sunny ivy-covered wall.
15 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Sizergh Estate Brigsteer SD4924388436 Richard Evans All on sunny ivy-covered wall.
15 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 3 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny
15 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 6 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny
15 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny
14 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Overcast and windy
14 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Breezy. 13oC
14 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Breezy. 13oC
13 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Overcast & breezy. 13oC
12 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Allonby Allonby NY082433 John Callion
12 Oct 2021 Small Copper 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller
12 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller 34941.jpeg
12 Oct 2021 Comma 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
12 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
12 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Overcast & showery. 13oC. Both on Buddleia.
11 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Garden Uldale NY249369 L swift
11 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Garden Uldale NY249369 L swift
11 Oct 2021 Large White 1 Milnthorpe playing fields Milnthorpe SD49538150 Lynne Farrell Flying in the sun
11 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Milnthorpe playing fields Milnthorpe SD49538150 Lynne Farrell Flying in the sun
11 Oct 2021 Comma 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Br. NY410007 Mo Richards Sunny
11 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Br. NY410007 Mo Richards Sunny
11 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Br. NY410007 Mo Richards Sunny
11 Oct 2021 Angle Shades 1 Kingstown Carlisle NY39075893 Paul Kennedy On low vegetation by side of footpath. 34815.jpeg
11 Oct 2021 Comma 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny spells. Breezy. 13oC
11 Oct 2021 Painted Lady 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny spells. Breezy. 13oC
11 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 4 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny spells. Breezy. 13oC
11 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny spells. Breezy. 13oC 34824.jpeg
11 Oct 2021 Small White 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny spells. Breezy. 13oC
10 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Birkshill Garden Raughton Head NY373505 K Temple
10 Oct 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Uldale NY249368 L swift
10 Oct 2021 Comma 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny, warm morning.13oC
10 Oct 2021 Painted Lady 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny, warm morning.13oC 34811.jpeg
10 Oct 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny, warm morning.13oC
10 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 4 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny, warm morning.13oC
10 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny, warm morning.13oC
10 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny, warm morning.13oC
9 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Arnside Village Arnside SD455785 Lynne Farrell Flying across front garden
9 Oct 2021 Painted Lady 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Seen flying in rain before settling on Buddleia. 14oC
9 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 4 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
9 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
9 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
8 Oct 2021 Small Copper 1 Lyvennet Kings Meaburn NY617209 David Nattrass West side of Lyvennet, on a sunny morning 34880.jpeg
8 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 5 Lyvennet Kings Meaburn NY619204 David Nattrass Just North of the scrape on the East side of the Lyvennet, on a (...) 34881.jpeg
8 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Garden Ulverston SD287766 Helen Wallace 15.40. 18C. Overcast. On Buddleia.
8 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Ulverston SD287766 Helen Wallace 15.40. 18C. Overcast. On flat roof.
8 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 My garden Staveley SD469984 Ian Tallon 34777.jpeg
8 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Garden Uldale NY249369 L swift
8 Oct 2021 Silver Y 1 Garden Uldale NY249369 L swift
8 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Garden Uldale NY249369 L swift
8 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Grubbins Wood Arnside SD444777 Lynne Farrell Flying in the sunshine late afternoon along the shoreline trees
8 Oct 2021 Large White 1 New Mills garden Brampton NY549627 Peter Howard
8 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 4 New Mills garden Brampton NY549627 Peter Howard On golden/pineapple buddleia
8 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 New Mills garden Brampton NY549627 Peter Howard On golden/pineapple buddleia
8 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Aira Force Dockray NY400200 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 20oC. Seen 5 minutes walk from car park.
8 Oct 2021 Comma 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 20oC
8 Oct 2021 Peacock 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 20oC
8 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 4 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 20oC
8 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 6 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 20oC
8 Oct 2021 Small White 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny 20oC
7 Oct 2021 Silver Y 1 Garden Uldale NY249369 L swift
7 Oct 2021 Ruby Tiger 4 Kingstown Wildlife Pond Carlisle NY39355879 Paul Kennedy Presumably a later instar than the one found at the same spot on (...) 34764.jpeg
7 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 6 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Mainly overcast. Showery, windy but warm. 18oC
7 Oct 2021 Silver Y 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Mainly overcast. Showery, windy but warm. 18oC
7 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Mainly overcast. Showery, windy but warm. 18oC
7 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Mainly overcast. Showery, windy but warm. 18oC
7 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Mainly overcast. Showery, windy but warm. 18oC On Buddleia.
6 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Hedgerow Penny Bridge SD309831 Helen Wallace Sunny. Flying along hedgerow.
6 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Garden Allonby Allonby NY082433 John Callion Feeding on windfall apples
6 Oct 2021 Peacock 2 Garden Armathwaite Hall Bassenthwaite NY206325 L swift
6 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Garden Armathwaite Hall Bassenthwaite NY206325 L swift
6 Oct 2021 Small White 2 Garden Armathwaite Hall Bassenthwaite NY206325 L swift
6 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Garden Armathwaite Hall Bassenthwaite NY206325 L swift
6 Oct 2021 Small Copper 8 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller Some very tatty after recent weather. Sunny, c 12°C.
6 Oct 2021 Small White 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller Sunny, c 12°C
6 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller Sunny, c 12°C 34757.jpeg
6 Oct 2021 Comma 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Sunny, c 12°C 34756.jpeg
6 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Sunny, c 12°C
6 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Sunny, c 12°C
6 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Sunny, c 12°C
6 Oct 2021 Silver Y 1 SW facing bank above cricket ground Carlisle NY398567 Martin Keiller Seem quite scarce this year around Carlisle, only the second I (...)
6 Oct 2021 Small White 2 SW facing bank above cricket ground Carlisle NY398567 Martin Keiller Sunny, c 12°C
6 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 2 Kendal Fell Kendal SD503933 Martin Tordoff Sunny, c 12°C
6 Oct 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Kendal Fell Kendal SD503933 Martin Tordoff Sunny, c 12°C
6 Oct 2021 Red-necked Footman 1 Whinhill Wood Hayton NY52445788 Paul Kennedy Red-necked Footman larva on a fencepost at the woodland edge. 34762.jpeg
6 Oct 2021 Comma 1 Aikbank Waverton NY219457 Peter Ritson great condition
6 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 1 Aikbank Waverton NY219457 Peter Ritson great condition
6 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Aikbank Waverton NY219457 Peter Ritson
6 Oct 2021 Comma 3 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny and warm.
6 Oct 2021 Peacock 3 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny and warm. 2 very tatty. 34789.jpeg
6 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 5 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny and warm.
6 Oct 2021 Silver Y 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny and warm.
6 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 9 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny and warm.
6 Oct 2021 Small White 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny and warm.
5 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Seen roosting on Verbena Bonariensis. Very heavy rain all day. (...)
4 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Seen during a brief sunny spell in the afternoon, after hours of (...)
4 Oct 2021 Small White 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Seen during a brief sunny spell in the afternoon, after hours of (...)
3 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 4 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Seen during a short sunny spell after hours of very heavy rain. (...)
3 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Seen during a short sunny spell after hours of very heavy rain. (...)
3 Oct 2021 Small White 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Seen during a short sunny spell after hours of very heavy rain. (...)
1 Oct 2021 Red Admiral 6 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny spell after heavy rain. 14oC
1 Oct 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 6 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny spell after heavy rain. 14oC
1 Oct 2021 Small White 2 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Sunny spell after heavy rain. 14oC