Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
11 May 2021 Dingy Skipper 2 Kettlewell Crag KENDAL SD51569275 Mary Traynor Sluggish but became active when the sun came out 2:30pm
11 May 2021 Unlisted 1 Scarrowhill Wood Brampton NY56726140 Paul Kennedy Incurvaria pectinea (female)? 30408.jpeg
10 May 2021 Emperor Moth 2 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD445820 Chris Scaife Several males flying around as we walked along the boardwalk. (...)
10 May 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD445820 Chris Scaife Amongst the bilberry plants.
10 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Arnside Village Arnside SD455786 Lynne Farrell Flying through garden 1530 in warm sun between heavy showers
7 May 2021 Large White 3 Killington Reservoir (nearby) Kendal SD591911 Gary Gould
7 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Killington Reservoir (nearby) Kendal SD591911 Gary Gould male
7 May 2021 Dingy Skipper 2 Ormsgill slagbanks Barrow in Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 11c. Full sun. Wind 3. 60 mins circular walk. 30387.jpeg
7 May 2021 Orange-tip 4 Ormsgill slagbanks Barrow in Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 3 male, 1 female.
7 May 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Ormsgill slagbanks Barrow in Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 11c. Full sun. Wind 3. 60 mins circular walk.
7 May 2021 Small White 3 Ormsgill slagbanks Barrow in Furness SD192712 Helen Wallace 11c. Full sun. Wind 3. 60 mins circular walk. 30389.jpeg
7 May 2021 Green-veined White 1 Dobshall Wood Pasture Arnside SD451781 Lynne Farrell
7 May 2021 Orange-tip 2 Grubbins Wood Arnside SD444777 Lynne Farrell Males
7 May 2021 Small White 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller
7 May 2021 Orange-tip 6 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller 5 males, 1 female
7 May 2021 Peacock 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller Flying slowly around nettles. Probably a female.
7 May 2021 Small Copper 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller My first of 2021. 30400.jpeg
7 May 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller All nectaring on Lady's-smock
7 May 2021 Green-veined White 1 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller
7 May 2021 Speckled Wood 1 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 5 Oxen Park Bouth SD326864 David Jackson 3 males/2females on roadside Garlic Mustard
5 May 2021 Dingy Skipper 2 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD206687 Helen Wallace 11c. Full sun & mod. breeze. 30 min circular walk. 30369.jpeg
5 May 2021 Large White 1 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 Helen Wallace
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 2 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 Helen Wallace Males.
5 May 2021 Red Admiral 1 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 Helen Wallace
5 May 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 Helen Wallace 11c. Full sun & mod breeze. 30 min circular walk.
5 May 2021 Small White 3 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 Helen Wallace 30372.jpeg
5 May 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 Helen Wallace
5 May 2021 Large White 1 Commonside Distington NY006223 John Callion
5 May 2021 Large White 1 Commonside Distington NY006223 John Callion
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 3 Commonside Distington NY006223 John Callion
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Brathay Ambleside NY360034 John Mounsey Male. Sunny intervals, cold wind.
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 2 Cunsey Forge Far Sawrey SD376936 Martin and Gwen Tordoff 1 x Male, 1 x Female
5 May 2021 Green-veined White 2 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 3 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller Males 30392.jpeg
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 St Michael's Churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 Martin Keiller Male
5 May 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Thackthwaite woods Thackthwaite NY1469123191 Thalia Sparke 30379.jpeg
2 May 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Barkbooth Lot Bowland Bridge SD417906 Lynne Farrell Flying through the wood
1 May 2021 Green-veined White 4 Kings Meaburn Penrith NY612204 David Nattrass On a bright sunny morning after hard frost on rough grassland (...) 30367.jpeg
1 May 2021 Green-veined White 1 Garden LA11 7JY Flookburgh SD365759 Graham Rivers Cool weather, hazy sunshine, was seen taking nectar from spanish (...) 30365.jpeg
1 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Male, didn't settle. Shade temp. 11 deg.C, intermittent (...)
1 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Celleron Lane 1 NY497260 Sarah Mitchell Male. 8oC Roosting on Garlic Mustard at 3.00pm.
1 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell Male. 8oC