Small White


A very common butterfly throughout Cumbria. The Small White is a smaller version of the Large White and also is widely called a 'cabbage white'. As well as those that emerge in the UK from eggs laid earlier, numbers are also boosted by late summer migrants from Europe.

Where to look

Almost anywhere

Record distribution and images.

When to look

Mid April to late September

Recorded flight times. Cumulative records. Annual frequency.