Cumbria Day-Flying Moth Sightings: Mother Shipton

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
25 May 2019 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
9 Jun 2019 Mother Shipton 5 Adult Irton Fell Nether Wasdale NY129020 VC70 Cumberland Tom and Felix Fitter
6 Jun 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Lord Ling Oxen Park SD317883 VC69 Westmorland Tom and Felix Fitter
8 Jun 2014 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX994303 VC70 Cumberland Stephen Lowther
16 May 2016 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995303 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell 4973.jpeg
25 May 2017 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY394301 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell
31 May 2017 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Eycott Hill Nature Reserve Berrier NY394301 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell 9344.jpeg
30 May 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Bampton Bampton NY510182 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
25 May 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Scout Scar Brigsteer SD486908 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows There are some Pyrausta out - I suspect despicata, but could not (...)
1 Jun 2018 Mother Shipton 9 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190711 VC69 Westmorland Peter Hughes Warm and sunny. Walked length and breadth of site over a couple (...) 13555.jpeg
25 May 2017 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Glasson Maryport NY0336 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard 19deg, 100% SS, wind- N1. Salmoor Way to Marina
9 Jun 2018 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD1778 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard Full sun, 23 degrees
31 May 2014 Mother Shipton 1 Adult High Stand Plantation Cotehill NY488481 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Specimen in good nick but with only one antenna!
31 May 2017 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Low Ploughlands Kirkbampton NY279567 VC70 Cumberland Paul Kennedy Near the ponds
27 Jun 2015 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY1302 VC70 Cumberland N Godden, C Clay GR edited by MT 14/10/15
9 May 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Claife Heights area Wray SD381975 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Warm day.
5 Jun 2018 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Glasson Maryport NY029359 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
2 Jun 2021 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Finglandrigg Wood Kirkbampton NY273569 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 10:25-11:05am, sunny spells but breezy. 30902.jpeg
30 Apr 2014 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
13 May 2014 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD188749 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
25 May 2015 Mother Shipton 3 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391766 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick A pair copulating 2042.jpeg
12 May 2016 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
30 May 2016 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Barrow-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Slag banks north of the railway bridge in 2 hours
3 Jun 2016 Mother Shipton 5 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick numbers seen in 140 minutes during a Butterfly Conservation (...)
19 May 2018 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189712 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick 110 minutes slow walk around the N slag bank. Full sun, light (...)
17 May 2019 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD391767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick
9 Jun 2021 Mother Shipton 4 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 (...)
31 May 2018 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Whasset Milnthorpe SD5181 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell
1 Jun 2016 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD454773 VC69 Westmorland Louise McGurk 5194.jpeg
6 May 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Kendal Fell Kendal SD505933 VC69 Westmorland Lindsey Gould Nectaring on cuckoo flowers
11 May 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Maryport Coastal Park Maryport NY028359 VC70 Cumberland Keith Hamilton
19 Jun 2014 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Burnbanks, Haweswater Shap NY490163 VC69 Westmorland Karen Mclellan
29 May 2016 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Grune Point Silloth NY128567 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan
17 May 2019 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Jockey Shield area Carlisle NY569554 VC70 Cumberland Karen Mclellan Sunny and windy 18degrees.
18 May 2014 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995305 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton 369.jpeg
15 May 2016 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX995305 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
22 May 2016 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Derwent Howe Workington NX991278 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
29 May 2016 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Lillyhall Workington NY045265 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
9 Jun 2017 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Soddy Gap Great Broughton NY063331 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
14 May 2020 Mother Shipton 3 Adult Whinlatter Forest Park Cockermouth NY182266 VC70 Cumberland K Hamilton
20 Jun 2014 Mother Shipton 1 Adult High Borrowdale Shap NY567030 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Nectaring on Thyme. 755.jpeg
29 Jun 2015 Mother Shipton Adult Logan Beck Ulpha SD183902 VC70 Cumberland James Brockbank
29 May 2016 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Whitbarrow White Scar Witherslack SD460848 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 5095.gif
23 May 2018 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD204685 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 10.40-12.10 First visit here. Thanks for tip Helen W.
28 May 2020 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Ian Tallon 25934.jpeg
12 Jun 2016 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD201758 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Overcast. 17c. Between 11am-12.30pm
19 May 2017 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace partially hidden in grass.
26 May 2017 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 2.5 hours. Full sun.
17 May 2018 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD190712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
22 May 2018 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Walney Island Barrow-in-Furness SD167706 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 90 min walk. 100% sun.
23 May 2018 Mother Shipton 1 Adult North Walney NNR Barrow-in-Furness SD171721 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace
29 May 2018 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Hutton Roof NNR Hutton Roof SD540775 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 8.30-9.30 am. !00% sun.
31 May 2018 Mother Shipton 3 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 2.15pm-4.15pm. 20c
17 May 2019 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD188712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 20c. Wind 2.
20 May 2020 Mother Shipton 3 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD192712 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 21c. 11.10-13.10 circular walk.
26 May 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD207685 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 17c. Full sun. 12.45-14.00
29 May 2021 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow in Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 15-19C. Sunny intervals. 30649.jpeg
22 Jun 2021 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Ormsgill slagbanks Barrow in Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace 100% sun. 17c.
17 May 2014 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Braithwaite Moss Braithwaite NY232252 VC70 Cumberland Gary Hedges
29 May 2020 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Killington Reservoir shore Old Hutton SD598914 VC69 Westmorland Gary Gould flying around
27 May 2016 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY124019 VC70 Cumberland Ewan Munro
28 May 2020 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Fields Across From Solway Drive Walney SD178697 VC69 Westmorland Eileen Carroll
6 Jun 2019 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY126018 VC70 Cumberland David Phillips 90% sun. 14-15c SW breeze. 2 hour visit from 11.45 hrs. 19322.jpeg
12 Jun 2021 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland David Phillips Sunny 22c
3 Jun 2019 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Dave Wainwright
28 May 2019 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Satterthwaite Moor Satterthwaite SD327905 VC69 Westmorland D Jackson/Barbara Dixon
25 May 2017 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Hutton Roof Crags Hutton SD548777 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 24oC
25 May 2017 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD542787 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 25oC 90% sun..just emerged...first for this site?
3 Jun 2018 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Oldside Wind Farm Workington NX992299 VC70 Cumberland Chris Winnick 19oC
16 May 2019 Mother Shipton 2 Adult Hutton Roof Burton-in-Kendal SD549777 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC 60% sun breeze
26 May 2019 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189711 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick Dull....except 60 mins. sun!
24 Apr 2021 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.....freshly emerged.
1 Jul 2014 Mother Shipton 1 Adult High Raise Bampton NY454130 VC69 Westmorland Brian Snell
12 Jun 2015 Mother Shipton 1 Adult Irton Fell Santon Bridge NY134023 VC70 Cumberland Allan Rodda GR edited by MT 14/10/15