Cumbria Butterfly Sightings: Common Blue

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
7 Sep 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 10.30-12.00. 21C. 100% sun. 34329.jpeg
5 Sep 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 13.15-14.30 20C 90% Sun 34308.jpeg
2 Sep 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY0848 VC70 Cumberland Lynne Farrell Fresh male
1 Sep 2021 Common Blue 12 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 18C. 80% sun. 13.45-15.15. Including 3 females 34157.jpeg
29 Aug 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Eskmeals Ravenglass SD08049461 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
29 Aug 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Greenbank Cartmel SD376804 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick
29 Aug 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Spring Bank Lane Grange over Sands SD396780 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick
28 Aug 2021 Common Blue 14 Adult Derwent Howe Workington NX986285 VC70 Cumberland Dave Wainwright
28 Aug 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD5099 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould 3 males
28 Aug 2021 Common Blue 5 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189701 VC69 Westmorland Paul Haughian
26 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult White Scar Levens SD458851 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick 20 deg C, full sun, some breeze aggregated grid reference, (...)
26 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult White Scar Levens SD461854 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick 20 deg C, full sun, some breeze aggregated grid reference, (...)
25 Aug 2021 Common Blue 45 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 19C. 100% sun. 11.40-13.30. Circular walk. 10 females.
23 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult White Scar/Raven's Lodge Levens SD461854 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 23oC 90% sun no wind.
22 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Campfield Marsh RSPB Reserve West Common NY199615 VC70 Cumberland Judith Rogers Male on Bird's-foot Trefoil.
22 Aug 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Mawbray Silloth NY082469 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Sunny with slight breeze.
20 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Bishop's Allotment Hampsfell Grange over Sands SD4079 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
14 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Hampsfell Hospice Grange-over-Sands SD399793 VC69 Westmorland Claire Godfrey Feeding along fell wall
14 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale NNR Smardale NY739082 VC69 Westmorland Tim Wallis
12 Aug 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult White Scar Whitbarrow partial Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
10 Aug 2021 Common Blue 8 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD453774 VC69 Westmorland Anthony Marsh Including mating pair 33577.jpeg
10 Aug 2021 Common Blue 12 Adult Barrow-in-Furness wasteland near docks Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC 90% sun light breeze
10 Aug 2021 Common Blue 62 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 21oC100% sun gentle breeze
10 Aug 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult White Scar/Raven's Lodge Levens SD461854 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC 80% sun
10 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Beckside Cartmel SD375804 VC69 Westmorland Margaret, Mark and David Eastlick 20 degC, sunny, slight wind worn aggregated grid reference
10 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Siddick Ponds Workington NX998306 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Warm and sunny but some wind.
8 Aug 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Paul Haughian 33412.jpeg
5 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 180c 50% sun & breezy.
4 Aug 2021 Common Blue 15 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Haverigg SD172789 VC70 Cumberland Brian Hancock
4 Aug 2021 Common Blue 25 Adult Kirksanton lane to beach. Kirksanton SD129796 VC70 Cumberland Brian Hancock
4 Aug 2021 Common Blue 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD450773 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 21oC 90% sun and very little wind. several on marjoram
3 Aug 2021 Common Blue 11 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY724064 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oc 65% sun little wind.
3 Aug 2021 Common Blue 4 Adult Salmoor Way Maryport NY029366 VC70 Cumberland Derek McAlone 33157.jpeg
3 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult The Beach Aldingham SD282709 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Observing 11.20-12.30. Approx. 17C. 20% sun. 33178.jpeg
2 Aug 2021 Common Blue 5 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD204686 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 17C. Overcast. 10.50-11.45. Circular walk. 2F
2 Aug 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 VC69 Westmorland Howard and Penny Smith 33096.jpeg
2 Aug 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Clints Quarry Egremont NY008122 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 18C Breezy 33186.jpeg
2 Aug 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Whitbarrow partial Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell male.
31 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Smardale Gill Newbiggin-on-Lune NY723063 VC69 Westmorland Andy Bolton
31 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Trowbarrow Yealand Redmayne SD480759 VC60 West Lancashire Georgina Collins 32966.jpeg
31 Jul 2021 Common Blue 25 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 17C. Overcast. Including 1 pair. 32885.jpeg
28 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY759084 VC69 Westmorland Andy Bolton
27 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD504932 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 21oC 80% cloud
27 Jul 2021 Common Blue 12 Adult South Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD2262 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Males and females along edge of track near salt marsh at south (...)
27 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult South Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD2161 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Males
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult White Scar Levens SD458851 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 22oC 25% sun
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Bell Rake Witherslack SD4387 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 5 Adult High Park Wood Witherslack SD4387 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 7 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Smardale Disused Rly Line Newbiggin-on-Lune NY7206 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale Disused Rly Line Newbiggin-on-Lune NY7106 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 4 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX993300 VC70 Cumberland Derek McAlone Female 32679.jpeg
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Beach path Ulverston SD307762 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 14.25-14.50. 23c. 100% sun. 1F, 2M
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD492906 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey All male, at least one very tatty and worn. Sunny intervals.
26 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Waitby NY7508 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
25 Jul 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 12.25 - 14.15 32663.jpeg
25 Jul 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Storm Beach Capes Head Holker SD333777 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick sun and cloud about 20 deg C
25 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD456775 VC69 Westmorland Michael Hampson
24 Jul 2021 Common Blue 20 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 18c. 12.05-14.10. Including 4 F. 32627.jpeg
24 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Kettlewell Crag Kendal SD503933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould Male
23 Jul 2021 Common Blue 8 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD455861 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 28oC full sun/no wind
22 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD451773 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 28oC full sun/no wind
22 Jul 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult White Scar Levens SD457850 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 28oC full sun/no wind
22 Jul 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult White Scar Levens SD457850 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 28oC full sun/no wind
21 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Salmoor Way Maryport NY029365 VC70 Cumberland Derek McAlone 32484.jpeg
20 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY082434 VC70 Cumberland John Callion 30 minute walk
18 Jul 2021 Common Blue 9 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD434880 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 28oC 100% sun and humid.
18 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD190744 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts Breezy 20C
18 Jul 2021 Common Blue 7 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY757087 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick Aggregate grid reference used, that of entrance from over bridge (...)
17 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult High Hampsfield Lindale SD406799 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick blue sky light wind mid 20deg C
17 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD5093 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould 3 males
17 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD459779 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory 28 degrees, full sun. 1M & 1F
16 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD206686 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 10.30-noon. 23c. 100% sun.
16 Jul 2021 Common Blue 7 Adult Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083473 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 10.30-11.30am sunny and warm, light breeze. All males.
16 Jul 2021 Common Blue 4 Adult West Beach dunes S of harbour Silloth NY102530 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 11.50am-12.20pm, sunny and warm. 3males, 1 female.
15 Jul 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult R.Leven estuary between Priory Crossing Ulverston SD3076 VC69 Westmorland C J Richardson Cumbria Coastal path backing on to Conishead Priory/Manjushri (...)
15 Jul 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD449867 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 220c 100% sun no wind!
15 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Wolsty Banks Wolsty NY097506 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
14 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC sun late afternoon
14 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD391738 VC69 Westmorland Mr M Chadwick late afternoon. Sunny and a light breeze. grassland at the (...)
14 Jul 2021 Common Blue 9 Adult Holme Park Fell Burton-in-Kendal SD543784 VC69 Westmorland Steve Graham A couple of hours 19-23C with increasing sunshine.
13 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Lyvennet Kings Meaburn NY619201 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass I think this is the 1st time I've seen one here 32051.jpeg
13 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 12.20-14.45. 20c. Moderate breeze.
13 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Males
12 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Flashbank Wood Levens SD489878 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20% sun but mainly bright. 20oC
11 Jul 2021 Common Blue 10 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Waitby NY760083 VC69 Westmorland Tim R Wallis
10 Jul 2021 Common Blue 10 Adult Smardale NNR Smardale NY727070 VC69 Westmorland Tim R Wallis
10 Jul 2021 Common Blue 5 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Waitby NY760083 VC69 Westmorland Tim R Wallis
7 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Kendal golf course Kendal SD505932 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Male. 09.30-11.00. Full sun, light breeze.
7 Jul 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Bowber Head Farm Ravenstonedale NY738033 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick In CWT Bowber Head Farm meadows between the farm house and (...)
7 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY757086 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick Close to road overbridge 10mins warm, very sunny little wind
7 Jul 2021 Common Blue 15 Adult Holme Park Fell Clawthorpe SD544786 VC69 Westmorland Tim R Wallis
6 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 12.30-14.00. 16-18c. 50% sun. Fresh breeze. Worn male.
5 Jul 2021 Common Blue 11 Adult Howe Ridding Witherslack SD431881 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 13.05-15.00. 50% sun. 6 other large orange frits.
5 Jul 2021 Common Blue 7 Adult Holme Fell area Burton-in-Kendal SD539782 VC69 Westmorland Jack Taylor only 1 female seen
4 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Holme Park Fell Clawthorpe SD539791 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Mostly cloudy 20c
4 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Mostly cloudy 20c
2 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Mawbray Dunes Mawbray NY0847 VC70 Cumberland Alan Smeaton
2 Jul 2021 Common Blue 13 Adult Holme Park Fell Clawthorpe SD539791 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Mostly sunny 21c
2 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Mostly sunny 20-21c
2 Jul 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow in Furness SD207685 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Seen during 3 hours working on site.
1 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace BOOM walk. 17c. Mainly overcast.
1 Jul 2021 Common Blue 4 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD452772 VC69 Westmorland Richard Ghorbal 31704.jpeg
1 Jul 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Holme Park Quarry Nature Reserve Burton-in-Kendal SD539782 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
1 Jul 2021 Common Blue 4 Adult Brigsteer Wood Levens SD486878 VC69 Westmorland Sue and Finn Bugge Wood plus northern adjacent meadow.
30 Jun 2021 Common Blue 30 Adult Holme Park Fell Holme SD541796 VC69 Westmorland Graham Parry Common Blue all over the fell. Large numbers.
30 Jun 2021 Common Blue 26 Adult Holme Park Fell Burton-in-Kendal SD545788 VC69 Westmorland Sue and Finn Bugge
29 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390768 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 31601.jpeg
29 Jun 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult St Helens Flimby NY001324 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
29 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Stanah Thirlmere Keswick NY321189 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron Warm sunny.
28 Jun 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Bishops Allotment Lindale SD406799 VC69 Westmorland David Jackson
28 Jun 2021 Common Blue 12 Adult Orton Scar Crosby Ravensworth NY627113 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Warm 21C - 2 flying over and around pond and a further 10 up the (...) 31546.jpeg
28 Jun 2021 Common Blue 5 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 14.35-15.35. !00% sun. 20c.
28 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Faulds Brow Quarry, Caldbeck. Wigton NY303407 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong 31540.jpeg
28 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Flashbank Wood Levens SD488883 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Male. Overcast, still, 24deg.C
28 Jun 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Yewbarrow Witherslack SD433845 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
28 Jun 2021 Common Blue 10 Adult Yewbarrow Witherslack SD432847 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
28 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Yewbarrow Witherslack SD433851 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick One hour survey between SD43448550 and SD43148481. 50% sun (...)
27 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Bowber Head Farm Ravenstonedale NY739033 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell
27 Jun 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Orton Scar Crosby Ravensworth NY627113 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Warm and breezy 18C, they didn't fly. Sitting on the rushes (...) 31471.jpeg
27 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Hutton Roof Crags Burton-in-Lonsdale SD562782 VC69 Westmorland Pete Crooks Male
24 Jun 2021 Common Blue 50 Adult Holme Fell area Holme SD541796 VC69 Westmorland Graham Parry Lots of Common Blue - especially up on the Fell.
24 Jun 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD439827 VC69 Westmorland Kath Armstrong Bryan Ingleby 1M 1 F. 20 Deg sunny very slight breeze
22 Jun 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow in Furness SD206686 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
22 Jun 2021 Common Blue 14 Adult Ormsgill slagbanks Barrow in Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 100% sun. 17c.
22 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Yewbarrow Witherslack SD4341785326 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 50% sun, 16C. On eastern slopes of Yewbarrow.
21 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Kettlewell crag Kendal SD503933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould 18 00
20 Jun 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD4179 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
20 Jun 2021 Common Blue 9 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY760085 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 31275.jpeg
20 Jun 2021 Common Blue 5 Adult Eskmeals Ravenglass SD081949 VC70 Cumberland J Manson
19 Jun 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Blitterlees Beach Blitterlees NY101524 VC70 Cumberland John Callion Overcast
19 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Barrow Slagbank Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Stephen Dunstan
18 Jun 2021 Common Blue 8 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Waitby NY758087 VC69 Westmorland Anthony Marsh
18 Jun 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Little Asby Common Little Asby NY698100 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Warm sunny afternoon 31173.jpeg
18 Jun 2021 Common Blue 20 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Waitby NY758086 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Warm sunny afternoon Seen near entrance to reserve and down by (...) 31174.jpeg
17 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult St Bees Head Whitehaven NX939142 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Clear and sunny. Little wind.
15 Jun 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult White Scar/Raven's Lodge Witherslack SD459852 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Very tatty 31132.jpeg
15 Jun 2021 Common Blue 4 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 15.30 to 16.10. Warm and sunny
14 Jun 2021 Common Blue 10 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Sunny about 13.00hrs and 18C 31103.jpeg
13 Jun 2021 Common Blue 10 Adult Morrisons Workington NX989283 VC70 Cumberland K Walton overcast
13 Jun 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Including female egg laying on birds foot trefoil
13 Jun 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside Village SD456774 VC69 Westmorland Stephen Griffin
12 Jun 2021 Common Blue 12 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD1871 VC69 Westmorland Alex Blomfield
12 Jun 2021 Common Blue 5 Adult Smardale Gill Smardale NY726068 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass In the damp meadows by Scandal Beck, Sunny & warm 31004.jpeg
12 Jun 2021 Common Blue 8 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips 7 males & 1 female. Sunny 22c
12 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189708 VC69 Westmorland Graham Parry Early afternoon.. Warming up with very sunny intervals.
12 Jun 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX996303 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Bright sunshine with some breeze.
12 Jun 2021 Common Blue 8 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 1 female, 7 males.
11 Jun 2021 Common Blue 10 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX993300 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh 31060.jpeg
11 Jun 2021 Common Blue 4 Adult Workington Railway Station Workington NX995288 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh In land adjacent to BR car park
10 Jun 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 18c. Overcast & breezy. 30 min walk.
9 Jun 2021 Common Blue 19 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188711 VC69 Westmorland Jane Jones 30944.jpeg
9 Jun 2021 Common Blue 50 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189714 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 14.00 to 16.00 with three other observers. Most of northern slag (...)
9 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD453776 VC69 Westmorland Tom O'Boyle
8 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD4558977281 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans In and around the summit of the Knott 30928.jpeg
8 Jun 2021 Common Blue 11 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD4481477249 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Bracken/scrub area above Copridding Wood
6 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440828 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC full sun.
6 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Lyvennet Kings Meaburn NY618205 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Warm - saw the butterfly flying besides the tree canopy above me (...)
6 Jun 2021 Common Blue 15 Adult Eskmeals Bootle SD080940 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon
5 Jun 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD454859 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC, 80% sun.
5 Jun 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Brown Robin Nature Reserve Grange over Sands SD4179 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
4 Jun 2021 Common Blue 10 Adult Blitterlees Beach Blitterlees NY101524 VC70 Cumberland John Callion Both sexes
4 Jun 2021 Common Blue 42 Adult Glasson Maryport NY029360 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 35m 7f. Mostly sunny, but breezy. 3:40-5:10pm. 30904.jpeg
3 Jun 2021 Common Blue 10 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace BC field trip. 14c. Overcast with showers. Roosting.
2 Jun 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995301 VC70 Cumberland Chris Winnick 23oC full sun but 16.00hrs This site is now seriously degraded (...)
1 Jun 2021 Common Blue 17 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve Great Orton NY3054 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller NW part of reserve. 16 males, 1 female. 30889.jpeg
31 May 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995301 VC70 Cumberland Chris Winnick 23oC full sun but 16.00hrs. This site is seriously degraded from (...)
31 May 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult Maryport Marina Maryport NY037365 VC70 Cumberland Derek McAlone On the flowery bank on Salmoor Way Maryport marina 30710.jpeg
30 May 2021 Common Blue 8 Adult Maryport Coastal Park Maryport NY029362 VC70 Cumberland Ian Tallon 30727.jpeg
30 May 2021 Common Blue 7 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Jack Taylor sunny but coolbreeze
30 May 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult White Scar Witherslack SD460852 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Males. Full sun, 15.00 - 15.45.
29 May 2021 Common Blue 43 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 15-19C. Sunny intervals. At least 3 females. 30646.jpeg
28 May 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Drigg Dunes Drigg SD062967 VC70 Cumberland J Manson
27 May 2021 Common Blue 9 Adult Marina Village Barrow in Furness SD207686 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 10.10-11.30. 15c. 100% sun.
27 May 2021 Common Blue 26 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow in Furness SD191757 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick very sunny, about 15deg C, slight breeze seen over 60 mins walk (...)
27 May 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 1 female with a lot of blue on upper wings. 5 males.
26 May 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Highfield Road Grange over Sands SD403777 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick
22 May 2021 Common Blue 6 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD191709 VC69 Westmorland Paul Haughian 30559.jpeg
19 May 2021 Common Blue 8 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 11.05 -14.25 Breezy Pair mating 30539.jpeg
19 May 2021 Common Blue 2 Adult South Walney NR Barrow-in-Furness SD229620 VC69 Westmorland Paul Haughian 30545.jpeg
18 May 2021 Common Blue 3 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 14c. 100% sun. All males.
16 May 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace At base of slope facing rail track. 14c. Overcast. Male.
29 Apr 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Weather Station Wetheral NY467546 VC70 Cumberland R H Jones male
20 Apr 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Black Crag near summit Skelwith Bridge NY341016 VC69 Westmorland Steve Kruger Flying SW low over the grassy fell
19 Apr 2021 Common Blue 1 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Flew past quickly
18 Sep 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Siddick Village Workington NX999311 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
14 Sep 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Hampsfell Grange over Sands SD397798 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick 21 deg C, sunny, no wind
14 Sep 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 10.40-12.20. 18C. 29360.jpeg
14 Sep 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD189749 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 9.30-10.30. 16c. 100% sun.
5 Sep 2020 Common Blue 8 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 15C. Sunny intervals. 29223.jpeg
2 Sep 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult White Scar Whitbarrow SD459852 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 35 minute walk from Ravens Lodge towards Whitbarrow Lodge. (...)
1 Sep 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Footpath Askam in Furness SD210773 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace From carpark at SD212780, along cliff path to lifeboat stn,
1 Sep 2020 Common Blue 6 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 9.45-11am. 100% sun. Approx 14C, Including 2 females.
31 Aug 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 60 minutes in full sun. Temp 18 C. Mid afternoon. Three males, (...)
24 Aug 2020 Common Blue 6 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994300 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh
24 Aug 2020 Common Blue 6 Adult Station Car Park area Workington NX995288 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh On rough ground adjacent to Workington Station Car Park 29016.jpeg
24 Aug 2020 Common Blue 12 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 17c. Breezy in places. 100% sun.
24 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult St Bees Head St Bees NX938147 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
20 Aug 2020 Common Blue 20 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 8.50-11.10. 17-19c. 100% sun. Including 5 females.
20 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Male. 29038.jpeg
17 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Crag Wood Meathop SD456804 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick male
15 Aug 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Gait Barrows NNR Arnside SD483777 VC60 West Lancashire Sarah Mitchell Males. 10 - 2.30 sunny & hot.
14 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Bell Rake Witherslack SD436877 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
14 Aug 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
14 Aug 2020 Common Blue 25 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192792 VC70 Cumberland Helen Wallace 11.05-12.50. 100%sun. 20'sC. Including 3 females.
11 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale Gill Newbiggin-on-Lune NY7106 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
11 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale Gill Newbiggin-on-Lune NY7206 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
9 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY7226106218 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick misty sun, wind Beaufort 5 but reduced by shelter, trees and (...)
9 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale Gill Newbiggin-on-Lune NY7244106562 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick misty sun, wind Beaufort 5 but reduced by shelter, trees and (...)
8 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult White Scar Witherslack SD457849 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 11.30. Hot
7 Aug 2020 Common Blue 7 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Sunny intervals.
7 Aug 2020 Common Blue 6 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 10.40am - 12.40pm
7 Aug 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD192742 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon & Mike Roberts 13.30 - 15.40
7 Aug 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell male
3 Aug 2020 Common Blue 7 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 VC69 Westmorland Dinesh Patel Adjacent to paths on south facing slopes 28295.jpeg
3 Aug 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190715 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 85 minute circuit of the slag bank. Dull and breezy. temp 16C
31 Jul 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Templand Lane Allithwaite SD378773 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick hazy sun, little breeze, nearly hot weather
31 Jul 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 10.50-12.20. 100% sun. 25c. Tatty.
30 Jul 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD453773 VC69 Westmorland Graham Parry Sunny breaks in cloud, humid
30 Jul 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Dunnerholme sand dunes Askam in Furness SD2140079449 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 16.00-17.30, 20C, 70% sun, muggy.
29 Jul 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Kettlewell Crag Kendal SD504933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould
29 Jul 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Arnside Redhills Pasture Arnside SD454779 VC69 Westmorland Tom Dunbar
25 Jul 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY757086 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass 3 resting on knapweed on dullish humid afternoon 27903.jpeg
21 Jul 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult White Scar Kendal SD454847 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Sunny 21c
21 Jul 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell males.
20 Jul 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Windy. Mostly dull.
19 Jul 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Males.
12 Jul 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD394767 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon Very tatty
12 Jul 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Low Crag Wood Witherslack SD4443985363 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 80% sun, 17C, light breeze.
12 Jul 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Yewbarrow Witherslack SD4327184691 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 30% sun, 15C, light breeze. 27546.jpeg
11 Jul 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Hampsfell Lindale SD405798 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Mostly sunny 15c-17c. 3 males & 1 female
9 Jul 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Burnbarrow Scar Brigsteer SD483898 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould
6 Jul 2020 Common Blue 7 Adult Scout Scar Kendal SD498916 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey All male. Very blustery, sunny intervals, 16deg.C. 2.45-3.30pm. 27382.jpeg
6 Jul 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 40 minutes in late afternoon sunshine in the lower part of the (...)
6 Jul 2020 Common Blue 15 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD436859 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
5 Jul 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Kettlewell Crag Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould Sheltering from strong wind
1 Jul 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 55 minutes in and around the quarry late afternoon. Temp 20C, (...)
26 Jun 2020 Common Blue 8 Adult Holme Fell area Burton-in-Kendal SD541785 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 16.20 - 18.10 breezy All males
26 Jun 2020 Common Blue 15 Adult Barrowfield Lot Brigsteer SD478907 VC69 Westmorland Martin 20C, full sun, calm
25 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 9.30-10.25. 24c. 100% sun, wind 2.
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 5 Adult Flodder Allotment Witherslack SD4487 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 14 Adult High Park Wood/Howe Ridding Wood Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Whitbarrow Witherslack SD4487 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Barkbooth Lot Bowland Bridge SD415907 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 12.40-13.30. 22c. 100% sun. No breeze.
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult High Park Wood Witherslack SD434869 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 11.30-12.10. 22c. 100% sun. No breeze.
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Howe Ridding Witherslack SD434879 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 9.50- 10.50. 20c. 100% sun. No breeze.
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Tarn Sike Tebay NY665075 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Male.
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD417907 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory full sun. Hot
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Mawbray Banks Silloth NY0847 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter None of them ever settled.
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 25 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD4990 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key Many more but couldn't count them all.
24 Jun 2020 Common Blue 25 Adult Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD418909 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 10.00 a.m. visit. Hot. Full sun.
20 Jun 2020 Common Blue 6 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544787 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell males
19 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761082 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass One seen between the rain showers - humid 26784.jpeg
19 Jun 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 20c. 20% sun.
17 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Wedholme Flow Wigton NY233538 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
17 Jun 2020 Common Blue 22 Adult Holme Park Fell Lower Clawthorpe SD5394879056 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans Lower path area only. 90% sun, 22C, humid. 30 minutes (...)
17 Jun 2020 Common Blue 11 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD5448378716 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 80% sun, 22C, humid. 40 minutes observation. 26709.jpeg
17 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult River Lowther Whale NY497260 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Male. Only the second one ever seen here. 26691.jpeg
16 Jun 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD4889 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey All male. One hour. Warm, still, muggy.
16 Jun 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould
16 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Hampsfell Grange over Sands SD398789 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick female
15 Jun 2020 Common Blue 5 Adult Helsington Barrows Kendal SD486902 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould
15 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards
15 Jun 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD4190 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key
14 Jun 2020 Common Blue 7 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD544787 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Sunny intervals 22c
14 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Faulds Brow Quarry Wigton NY340470 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong Uncommon in this area. 26542.jpeg
14 Jun 2020 Common Blue 6 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell males
13 Jun 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD203687 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 13.30-14.05.22C. Full sun.
13 Jun 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 11.00-13.00. 21C 80% sun.
9 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 10.10 - 11.20 26421.jpeg
9 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould Marsicolore form female 26343.jpeg
9 Jun 2020 Common Blue 5 Adult Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD392734 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Cloudy. Temperature 16C.
8 Jun 2020 Common Blue 10 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY724066 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass This butterfly very evident along the dis-used railway line when (...) 26337.jpeg
7 Jun 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205687 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 50% sun. 12.25-13.30
7 Jun 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 16C. 20% sun. 10.45-12.10.
4 Jun 2020 Common Blue 5 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY757085 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Fying on breezy bright day with heavy showers 26251.jpeg
4 Jun 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Maryport Marina Maryport NY030366 VC70 Cumberland Derek McAlone Females 26221.jpeg
4 Jun 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Dubmill Point Mawbray NY078462 VC70 Cumberland John Callion OVERCAST
2 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Uberash Plain Burton-in-Kendal SD556785 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell Female
2 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould
2 Jun 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Barkbooth Lot Winster SD418907 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Male
1 Jun 2020 Common Blue 6 Adult Blitterlees Beach Silloth NY103525 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
1 Jun 2020 Common Blue 5 Adult Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD391736 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick sunny, warm, slight breeze Aggregated grid reference
31 May 2020 Common Blue 11 Adult Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD392735 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell
31 May 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD456774 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
31 May 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD455777 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
31 May 2020 Common Blue 6 Adult White Scar Levens SD466850 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 1 female, 5 males.
30 May 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Birkham St Bees NX957154 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
29 May 2020 Common Blue 8 Adult Maryport Coastal Park Maryport NY029360 VC70 Cumberland Andy Warner Sunny, warm
29 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale NNR Kirkby Stephen NY709058 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick hot sunny day aggregated grid reference male
29 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761083 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick hot sunny day almost windless day Penrith branch male (...)
29 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY757085 Margaret and David Eastlick hot sunny day aggregated grid reference Tebay branch male
29 May 2020 Common Blue 10 Adult Lowca Brows Whitehaven NX978216 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills
29 May 2020 Common Blue 15 Adult Micklam brickworks site Whitehaven NX979221 VC70 Cumberland Mike and Lyn Mills
28 May 2020 Common Blue 10 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
27 May 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult North Walney NR Walney SD172705 VC69 Westmorland Eileen Carroll after 5.30pm
27 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Solway Drive ish Walney SD178698 VC69 Westmorland Eileen Carroll
26 May 2020 Common Blue 11 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD207685 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 1 f. 17c. Full sun.
26 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Willington wood Ulverston SD293752 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 17c. 14.30. male. 25806.jpeg
25 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Humphrey Head Allithwaite SD392737 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick sunny and wind free at southern entrance to wood male
25 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761082 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Only saw one but it was a the day heated up 25789.jpeg
25 May 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD453772 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Females
25 May 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD450775 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
25 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Heathwaite Arnside SD451768 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Male
25 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Capes Head Holker SD33537781 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick sunny and wind free male
25 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Capes Head Holker SD333778 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick sunny, warm, sheltered from breeze female
25 May 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD45187698 VC69 Westmorland Rosa Menendez Sunny and 20 degrees.
20 May 2020 Common Blue 12 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX993299 VC70 Cumberland Anthony Marsh Estimated numbers on a stroll around. Actively flying bright (...) 25667.jpeg
20 May 2020 Common Blue 19 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 21c. 11.10-13.10 circular walk.
20 May 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Siddick, near wind turbines Workington NX996303 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
20 May 2020 Common Blue 4 Adult Siddick, near wind turbines Workington NX995303 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
15 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Ascending path below slag.
15 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Triangle where paths meet.
15 May 2020 Common Blue 8 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Bank opposite rail line.
13 May 2020 Common Blue 3 Adult Flimby wood Maryport NY033341 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
11 May 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Maryport Coastal Park Maryport NY028359 VC70 Cumberland Keith Hamilton My first for this year 25522.jpeg
25 Apr 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Grange Fell Grange-in-Borrowdale NY258162 VC70 Cumberland Pete Barron Woodland, fell edge. Warm conditions bright sun. Early.
22 Apr 2020 Common Blue 1 Adult Rockwell Gardens Grange over Sands SD403782 VC69 Westmorland Pamela Wilson
13 Apr 2020 Common Blue 2 Adult Near The Old Tannery Ulverston SD298776 VC69 Westmorland Charles Penfold on the hedge in sun by the side of the road
19 Sep 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Howe Ridding Witherslack SD434883 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick fairly fresh male
17 Sep 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 16c. 100% sun. Windy. 23899.jpeg
17 Sep 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Sunny. Temperature 18 C 45 minutes observation in lower quarry. (...)
10 Sep 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace males. 12.30-13.30. Sunny.
25 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY724065 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 28oC Hot and full sun.
25 Aug 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult Walney Island Barrow-in-Furness SD171706 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 12.20-13.30. 27c. Mild southerly breeze.
25 Aug 2019 Common Blue 6 Adult Skinburness Silloth NY126561 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 5 males, 1 female. Seen along 2000m of coast pathway, (...)
24 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Oaklea Road Barrow-in-Furness SD207743 VC69 Westmorland Irene Appleby Small butterfly lovely patterned underwings Identification (...) 23464.jpeg
23 Aug 2019 Common Blue 45 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 37 male, 8 female, including 1 pair 23212.jpeg
21 Aug 2019 Common Blue 9 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 1 hour observation in and around the quarry. Dull and breezy. (...)
12 Aug 2019 Common Blue 8 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD389763 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 1 hour around mid-day. Sun 50%. temp 18C All males
12 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD392767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
12 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Wart Barrow Allithwaite SD394768 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
9 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Oxen Park Oxen Park SD317872 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
8 Aug 2019 Common Blue 9 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD189744 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 22872.jpeg
8 Aug 2019 Common Blue 13 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 22887.jpeg
8 Aug 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY7207 VC69 Westmorland Keith Walton
8 Aug 2019 Common Blue 9 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390766 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick 23deg C sun no wind aggregated grid reference knapweed the (...)
8 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Hampsfell Cartmel SD3977879024 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 70% sun, 19c, light breeze.
8 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Hampsfield Allotment Cartmel SD3985380307 VC69 Westmorland Richard Evans 90% sun, 20c, light breeze.
7 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY728070 VC69 Westmorland Keith Temple
6 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Kettlewell Crag Kendal SD504933 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick In quarry, sunny and wind free
6 Aug 2019 Common Blue 10 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 50 minutes observation in and around the quarry. full sun but (...)
5 Aug 2019 Common Blue 6 Adult White Scar Whitbarrow partial Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
4 Aug 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Sleddale Hall Shap NY540113 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell
4 Aug 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY727067 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips 70% sun 20c
4 Aug 2019 Common Blue 5 Adult Scout Scar car park area Kendal SD489923 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 22642.jpeg
4 Aug 2019 Common Blue 9 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD063971 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
2 Aug 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Brigsteer village Brigsteer SD484891 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 25oC 50% sun
2 Aug 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult White Scar Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 25oC 60% sun
2 Aug 2019 Common Blue 19 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD196754 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 4 females. Some nectaring on sea holly. 22442.jpeg
1 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD207686 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 19c. Overcast
1 Aug 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY388296 VC70 Cumberland Keith Temple
31 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick lower part of quarry. 25 minutes observation in clody and (...)
30 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Irt Estuary Drigg SD055980 VC70 Cumberland Jake Manson
29 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD508931 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC 90% sun....one fresh and one v. tatty.
29 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 100% sun.20C. Between car park. Male.
29 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188709 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 20C. Southern slagbank.
29 Jul 2019 Common Blue 19 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 20C. N. slagbank. At least 3 females.
29 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Scout Scar Kendal SD498913 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Males
29 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult West boundary of Kendal Kendal SD499914 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Mostly sunny, 2.30pm.
28 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Walkmill Nature Reserve Moresby Park, Whitehaven NY004188 VC70 Cumberland Andy Warner Broken Cloud 20 degrees A bit battered 21988.jpeg
28 Jul 2019 Common Blue 5 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 19oC .....4 male and 1 female.
25 Jul 2019 Common Blue 9 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen SD439828 VC69 Westmorland Andrew Cornall Very hot! 28c. But little sunshine. Fresh individuals
25 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Blitterlees Beach Silloth NY104523 VC70 Cumberland John Callion
25 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Grizedale Forest Hawkshead SD342964 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Very hot day.
24 Jul 2019 Common Blue 5 Adult Barkbooth Lot Winster SD415907 VC69 Westmorland Kath Armstrongy Bryan Ingleby 21 cloudy 21965.jpeg
24 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Raven's Lodge Levens SD460853 VC69 Westmorland Kath Armstrongy Bryan Ingleby 22. Sun. 2 for sure. Maybe more Second small car park old (...)
24 Jul 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult Raven's Lodge Levens SD461853 VC69 Westmorland Kath Armstrongy Bryan Ingleby 22. Sun 21972.jpeg
24 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Stock Wood Oxen Park SD311889 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
23 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD507931 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 25oC Sun
23 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Sunny. T 25C 35 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
22 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Holme Head To Cummersdale Path Near Carlisle Cemetary Carlisle NY3953254189 VC70 Cumberland R.Plunkett first ever spot of blue butterfly anywhere in the world. hope i (...)
21 Jul 2019 Common Blue 7 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD435875 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC bright but no sun.
21 Jul 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD435875 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC bright but no sun.
21 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Garden 16 LA11 7JA Grange over Sands SD403777 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick warm and overcast
21 Jul 2019 Common Blue 8 Adult Smardale Gill Kirkby Stephen NY728071 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 21645.jpeg
21 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Grune Point, footpath to Skinburness NY139566 VC70 Cumberland Peter Ritson
15 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Faulds Brow Quarry Wigton NY3040 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong A quick 15 Mins. Breezy, overcast. Very warm.
15 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390766 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon
15 Jul 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult White Scar Witherslack SD455849 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey All male. 21.5 deg. C. Light airs. 13.00-15.00 hrs. Buddleia (...)
15 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Mawbray Banks Mawbray NY083473 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 12-2pm, sunny and warm with a light breeze. 3 males 1 female.
15 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult West Beach dunes S of harbour Silloth NY102530 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 3-4.30pm, sunny periods, warm with light breeze. 3 males 1 (...)
15 Jul 2019 Common Blue 11 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell males
13 Jul 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD461853 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC 80% dull.
13 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Faulds Brow, Caldbeck. Wigton NY304406 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong
13 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Walk in St John's in the Vale St John's in the Vale NY318201 VC70 Cumberland L Swift and T Dixon Sunny
13 Jul 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult White Scar Witherslack SD459852 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
12 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult White Scar Levens SD461854 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick 22 deg C, no wind, full sun At least the recorded number
10 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Blitterlees Beach nr Silloth NY100523 VC70 Cumberland John Callion Hazy sunshine
8 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Levens SD461851 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 20oC 10% sun [no breeze]
8 Jul 2019 Common Blue 21 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien Some very blue females 21113.jpeg
8 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Witherslack SD4387 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
8 Jul 2019 Common Blue 6 Adult Whitbarrow NNR, Bell Rake Witherslack SD4388 VC69 Westmorland Dave O'Brien
8 Jul 2019 Common Blue 8 Adult Kendal "Race Course" Kendal SD499914 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Including one female. 21deg.C, light westerly airs. 21058.jpeg
7 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Bishop's Tithe Allotment Hampsfield Grange over Sands SD403799 VC69 Westmorland Geoff Birch Males
7 Jul 2019 Common Blue 5 Adult Waitby Greenriggs NR Kirkby Stephen NY761082 VC69 Westmorland Margaret and David Eastlick No wind in cutting and really warm when the sun shone, ~20 deg (...)
7 Jul 2019 Common Blue 5 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 25 minutes observation in mid afternoon.
6 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult White Scar Whitbarrow SD461855 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips
6 Jul 2019 Common Blue 2 Adult Barkbooth Lot Crosthwaite SD417907 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Full sun, 21deg.C. Light airs. males.
6 Jul 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD545785 VC69 Westmorland Mike Gregory
6 Jul 2019 Common Blue 15 Adult Scout Scar Kendal SD4890 VC69 Westmorland Philip Key Approximately.
4 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Hutton Roof NNR Hutton SD547776 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC 20 % Sun
4 Jul 2019 Common Blue 4 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD434868 VC69 Westmorland Pete Kinsella
4 Jul 2019 Common Blue 12 Adult Swindale Valley Swindale NY521142 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Males.
3 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 20c. Breezy in places.
3 Jul 2019 Common Blue 3 Adult White Scar Raven's Farm Witherslack SD460852 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 11.30-12.30 20717.jpeg
3 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD506932 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Male. Full sun, light airs.
3 Jul 2019 Common Blue 1 Adult Watchtree Nature Reserve