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Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
25 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Leighton Moss Silverdale SD478751 Lynne Farrell Fresh specimen on Ivy flowers
18 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller
18 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
16 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Mountbarrow Rd Ulverston SD285771 Helen Wallace Flying in garden
12 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller On Verbena bonariensis
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 Comma 1 Low Moorlands Dalston, Carlisle NY368507 Michael Williams on garden buddleia
8 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
8 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Lunesdale House, Hale Hale SD507781 Richard Evans
6 Oct 2017 Comma 1 Brigsteer Road Levens SD488864 John Mounsey Still sunny morning.
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 Comma 3 Rickerby Park west & Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400566 Martin Keiller 1 on Verbena bonariensis, 2 on thistles. 12477.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 Large White 1 Yewbarrow Lodge gardens Grange-over-Sands SD409782 Doreen Howard
20 Oct 2017 November Moth agg. 1 Kingmoor Sidings NR Carlisle NY386578 Paul Kennedy Perched on a post in woodland. 12551.jpeg
18 Oct 2017 Oak Nycteoline 1 Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY274567 Paul Kennedy Oak Nycteoline (Nycteola revayana). This one had me stumped - (...) 12544.jpeg
17 Oct 2017 Painted Lady 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440826 Martin Chadwick
29 Oct 2017 Peacock 1 Waterhead common Gilsland NY6168 Peter Howard In spruce canopy. Full sunshine, 7oC.
16 Oct 2017 Peacock 1 Low Moorlands Dalston NY368507 Michael Williams
29 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Both nectaring on Bowles Mauve.
29 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Holehird Gdns Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards
29 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Rockwell Gardens Grange over Sands SD408782 Pam Wilson
27 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller Nectaring on Verbena bonariensis. 12594.jpeg
27 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY402569 Martin Keiller Nectaring on Yarrow.
27 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Ambleside Ambleside NY376034 Mo Richards Sunny.
27 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell 11oC. Sunny spell, breezy.
25 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Hale Cat Woods Witherslack SD432830 David Eastlick A warm pleasant day
25 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Dalton Lane Burton-in-Kendal SD531759 John Mounsey Occasionally settling on south-facing house wall.Sunny (...)
25 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Leighton Moss Silverdale SD478751 Lynne Farrell Battered specimen on Ivy flowers
25 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 Martin Keiller Nectaring on ivy sheltered from wind.
25 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller Nectaring briefly on ivy, battling with wind and wasps.
25 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Flying around Ivy.
24 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Flying around & on Ivy.
23 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
20 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller
20 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 University of Cumbria grounds, Well Lane. Carlisle NY402571 Martin Keiller On Ivy
20 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Coniston village Coniston SD305977 Mo Richards
19 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Low Moorlands Dalston NY368507 Michael Williams
19 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Wetheral Wetheral NY467547 R H Jones on the wing
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange-over-Sands SD4178 Doreen Howard
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Netherwood Grange-over-Sands SD413784 Doreen Howard
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Sunbrick Ulverston SD287734 Helen Wallace Flying & on Ivy. Warm & sunny.
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Garden Allonby Allonby NY082435 John Callion
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Holehird Gardens Troutbeck Bridge NY410007 Mo Richards
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Wetheral Wetheral NY464548 R H Jones sunning itself 9.30am
18 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Sunny & warm all day. One nectaring on Bowles Mauve all day. (...) 12543.jpeg
17 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 David Eastlick Clinging on to ground herbage for dear life in strong wind
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 St Mary's school Ulverston SD284776 Helen Wallace On Ivy
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 5 Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston SD281773 Helen Wallace Warm & sunny.
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.
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Ambleside Ambleside NY377037 Mo Richards
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Sunny & warm but very windy. 18oC. 1 on shed & one nectaring (...)
16 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Rheged Penrith NY497284 Sarah Mitchell Sunny & warm. 18oC. Nectaring on Yarrow.
15 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 High Farm Grange-over-Sands SD4078 Doreen Howard
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 Charney Well Lane Grange-over-Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 8 Spring Bank Grange over Sands SD395779 Martin Chadwick On ivy
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller On Verbena bonariensis
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
12 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 3 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
11 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller On Verbena bonariensis, at 3:30pm after the rain.
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Beech Road Grange over Sands SD400777 Margaret and David Eastlick
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 Red Admiral 7 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 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
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Low Moorlands Dalston, Carlisle NY368507 Michael Williams on garden buddleia
10 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 24 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell 14oC. Sunny spells, warm. Mainly on Thistles.
9 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 High Farm Grange-over-Sands SD4078 Doreen Howard
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 19 Spring Bank Grange-over-Sands SD3978 Doreen Howard All on 1 patch of ivy
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Park End Lane Brigsteer SD484889 Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Nectaring on Red Valerian.
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Arnside Village Arnside SD457784 Lynne Farrell Feeding on Ivy flowers by the recreation ground
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 10 River eden Beaumont NY354600 Peter Howard
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 8 Lunesdale House, Hale Hale SD507781 Richard Evans
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Bowles Mauve.
8 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 19 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden 16 LA11 7JA Grange over Sands SD403777 David Eastlick on ivy in hazy sun
6 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 33 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Risedale Recycling Centre Grange over Sands SD395766 David Eastlick full sun
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Charney Well Lane Grange-over-Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Ormsgill slag banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 Helen Wallace Sunny spells. In sheltered area.
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Garden Allonby Allonby NY082435 John Callion
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Arnside Village Arnside SD455785 Lynne Farrell Basking on gravel in garden
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.
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 University of Cumbria grounds, Well Lane. Carlisle NY402571 Martin Keiller On Ivy on south-facing wall.
5 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 2 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Sunny but windy. One flying around Ivy, the other nectaring on (...)
2 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 4 Longthwaite Watermillock NY4322 Jim Nicholson
2 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499256 Sarah Mitchell On Ivy, during the very short dry spell between very heavy (...)
1 Oct 2017 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
27 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller Nectaring on Verbena bonariensis.
20 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
20 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 University of Cumbria grounds, Well Lane. Carlisle NY402571 Martin Keiller Around Ivy
18 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller
16 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Blue Dial Allonby NY073408 John Callion In warm sunshine
12 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 Martin Keiller 12525.jpeg
6 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
3 Oct 2017 Silver Y 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
29 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Waterhead common Gilsland NY6168 Peter Howard In spruce canopy. Full sunshine, 7oC.
18 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller
12 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Spring Bank Grange over Sands SD395779 Martin Chadwick On ivy
10 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Hampsfell Road Grange over Sands SD408781 Margaret and David Eastlick near late ivy and in sunshine
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Spring Bank Grange-over-Sands SD3978 Doreen Howard
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 River eden Beaumont NY354600 Peter Howard
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Lunesdale House, Hale Hale SD507781 Richard Evans
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell Nectaring on Bowles Mauve.
8 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Beetham Nurseries Beetham SD499797 Lynne Farrell On Serratula seoanei
6 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Penrith NY499267 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 4 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell 12468.jpeg
5 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Charney Well Lane Grange-over-Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
3 Oct 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Caudale Moor Hartsop NY425103 Jim Nicholson Buffeted by v strong winds at >550m up the hill
16 Oct 2017 Small White 1 Blue Dial Allonby NY073408 John Callion In warm sunshine
27 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell 11oC. Sunny spell, breezy.
25 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Hale Cat Woods Witherslack SD432830 David Eastlick A warm pleasant day
20 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Stanwix (garden) Carlisle NY402572 Martin Keiller On Ivy, very worn.
17 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 David Eastlick
12 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Charney Well Lane Grange-over-Sands SD404781 Doreen Howard
12 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 5 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
10 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Hampsfell Road Grange over Sands SD407780 Margaret and David Eastlick in bright shade
10 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 12 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
8 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Greenside Kendal SD510924 John Mounsey Apparently feeding on honeydew on damson leaves. Sunny (...)
8 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 2 River eden Beaumont NY354600 Peter Howard
8 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 5 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell
6 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 10 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell 12467.jpeg
2 Oct 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Crag Wood Meathop SD457805 Martin Chadwick
6 Oct 2017 Spruce Carpet 1 High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY491482 Paul Kennedy 12462.jpeg
6 Oct 2017 White Ermine 2 River Lowther Askham NY576221 Sarah Mitchell Caterpillars on Thistle. Identified by Steve Ogden at Wildlife (...) 12482.jpeg