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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
16 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Blue Dial Allonby NY073408 John Callion In warm sunshine
16 Oct 2017 Small White 1 Blue Dial Allonby NY073408 John Callion In warm sunshine
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Garden Allonby Allonby NY082435 John Callion
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Garden Allonby Allonby NY082435 John Callion
18 Oct 2017 Oak Nycteoline 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 Paul Kennedy Oak Nycteoline (Nycteola revayana). This one had me stumped - (...) 12544.jpeg
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 10 River eden Beaumont NY354600 Peter Howard
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 River eden Beaumont NY354600 Peter Howard
8 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 2 River eden Beaumont NY354600 Peter Howard
19 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Low Moorlands Dalston NY368507 Michael Williams
16 Oct 2017 Peacock 1 Low Moorlands Dalston NY368507 Michael Williams
10 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Low Moorlands Dalston, Carlisle NY368507 Michael Williams on garden buddleia
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Low Moorlands Dalston, Carlisle NY368507 Michael Williams on garden buddleia
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Ambleside Ambleside NY377037 Mo Richards
20 Oct 2017 November Moth agg. 1 Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386578 Paul Kennedy Perched on a post in woodland. 12551.jpeg
15 Oct 2017 Diplodoma laichartingella 2 Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY3863157753 Paul Kennedy Diplodoma laichartingella larva? I'm not totally sure about (...) 12529.jpeg
5 Oct 2017 Comma 3 Rickerby Park west & Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400566 Martin Keiller 1 on Verbena bonariensis, 2 on thistles. 12477.jpeg
12 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller On Verbena bonariensis
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller On Verbena bonariensis
12 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller 12525.jpeg
11 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller On Verbena bonariensis, at 3:30pm after the rain.
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 6 University of Cumbria grounds, Well Lane. Carlisle NY402571 Martin Keiller On Ivy in warm sunshine. 2:20pm before the wind picked up.
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 University of Cumbria grounds, Well Lane. Carlisle NY402571 Martin Keiller On Ivy on south-facing wall.
8 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Rickerby Park west & Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller 3 on Verbena bonariensis, 1 on thistles.
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller On Ivy and Verbena sp.
3 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards
3 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Caudale Moor Hartsop NY425103 Jim Nicholson Buffeted by v strong winds at >550m up the hill
2 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Longthwaite Watermillock NY4322 Jim Nicholson
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Wetheral Wetheral NY464548 R H Jones sunning itself 9.30am
19 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Wetheral Wetheral NY467547 R H Jones on the wing
6 Oct 2017 Spruce Carpet 1 High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY491482 Paul Kennedy 12462.jpeg
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Rheged Penrith NY497284 Sarah Mitchell Sunny & warm. 18oC. Nectaring on Yarrow.
2 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499256 Sarah Mitchell On Ivy, during the very short dry spell between very heavy (...)
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Sunny & warm all day. One nectaring on Bowles Mauve all day. (...) 12543.jpeg
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Sunny & warm but very windy. 18oC. 1 on shed & one nectaring (...)
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
9 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Bowles Mauve.
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Bowles Mauve.
6 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Sunny but windy. One flying around Ivy, the other nectaring on (...)
1 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
12 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 5 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 24 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell 14oC. Sunny spells, warm. Mainly on Thistles.
10 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 12 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 19 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
8 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 5 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 33 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 4 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell 12468.jpeg
6 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 10 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell 12467.jpeg
6 Oct 2017 White Ermine 2 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell Caterpillars on Thistle. Identified by Steve Ogden at Wildlife (...) 12482.jpeg
5 Oct 2017 Comma 4 Ormsgill slag banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Helen Wallace Sunny spells. 1 had wings open in light shower.
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Ormsgill slag banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Helen Wallace Sunny spells. In sheltered area.
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 5 Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston SD281773 Helen Wallace Warm & sunny.
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 St Mary's school Ulverston SD284776 Helen Wallace On Ivy
16 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Mountbarrow Rd Ulverston SD285771 Helen Wallace Flying in garden
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Sunbrick Ulverston SD287734 Helen Wallace Flying & on Ivy. Warm & sunny.
20 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Coniston village Coniston SD305977 Mo Richards
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 19 Spring Bank Grange-over-Sands SD3978 Doreen Howard All on 1 patch of ivy
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Spring Bank Grange-over-Sands SD3978 Doreen Howard
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Risedale Recycling Centre Grange over Sands SD395766 David Eastlick full sun
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 8 Spring Bank Grange over Sands SD395779 Martin Chadwick On ivy
12 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Spring Bank Grange over Sands SD395779 Martin Chadwick On ivy
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Meadowbank Lane Grange over Sands SD396779 Margaret and David Eastlick
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Springbank Farm Grange over Sands SD398782 Margaret and David Eastlick
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 High Farm Grange-over-Sands SD4078 Doreen Howard
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Beech Road Grange over Sands SD400777 Margaret and David Eastlick
6 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden 16 LA11 7JA Grange over Sands SD403777 David Eastlick on ivy in hazy sun
10 Oct 2017 Comma 1 High Farm Spring Bank Lane Grange over Sands SD403787 Margaret and David Eastlick On sheltered late ivy and in full sunshine
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 7 High Farm Spring Bank Lane Grange over Sands SD403787 Margaret and David Eastlick On sheltered late ivy and in full sunshine
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Charney Well Lane Grange-over-Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
5 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Charney Well Lane Grange-over-Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
10 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Hampsfell Road Grange over Sands SD407780 Margaret and David Eastlick in bright shade
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Hampsfell Road Grange over Sands SD408781 Margaret and David Eastlick on late ivy and in sunshine
10 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Hampsfell Road Grange over Sands SD408781 Margaret and David Eastlick near late ivy and in sunshine
5 Oct 2017 Large White 1 Yewbarrow Lodge gardens Grange-over-Sands SD409782 Doreen Howard
17 Oct 2017 Painted Lady 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440826 Martin Chadwick
17 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 David Eastlick Clinging on to ground herbage for dear life in strong wind
17 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 David Eastlick
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Arnside Village Arnside SD455785 Lynne Farrell Basking on gravel in garden
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Arnside Village Arnside SD457784 Lynne Farrell Feeding on Ivy flowers by the recreation ground
2 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Crag Wood Meathop SD457805 Martin Chadwick
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Park End Lane Brigsteer SD484889 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts
6 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Brigsteer Road Levens SD488864 John Mounsey Still sunny morning.
6 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Beetham Nurseries Beetham SD499797 Lynne Farrell On Serratula seoanei
8 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Lunesdale House, Hale Hale SD507781 Richard Evans
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 8 Lunesdale House, Hale Hale SD507781 Richard Evans
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Lunesdale House, Hale Hale SD507781 Richard Evans
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Nectaring on Red Valerian.
8 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Apparently feeding on honeydew on damson leaves. Sunny (...)

 
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