Cumbria Butterfly Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Adult Calvert Court Endmoor SD538842 VC69 Westmorland Brian and Lindsey Snell First 2 seen having aerial dogfight
31 Mar 2021 Brimstone 3 Adult Ravensbarrow Point, Old Park Wood Holker SD336776 VC69 Westmorland D Jackson
31 Mar 2021 Peacock 3 Adult Ravensbarrow Point, Old Park Wood Holker SD336776 VC69 Westmorland D Jackson
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Holehird Gardens Grange over Sands NY410008 VC69 Westmorland David Eastlick
31 Mar 2021 Peacock 10 Adult By Lyvennet Kings Meaburn NY618205 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass Quite a large number seen, 4 in the air at a time 29983.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Adult Smmot Garth Kings Meaburn NY620212 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass taking advantage of a sunny afternnon - spiralling onto roof 29984.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Red Admiral 1 Adult Smoot Garth, Kings Meaburn, CA10 3BL Kings Meaburn NY620212 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass in the late afternoon sun 29985.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Peacock 1 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Site visit with Chris Winnick. Sunny. 10.15-12 noon.
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 15 Adult Cavendish Dock Road waste ground Barrow-in-Furness SD205686 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace Site visit with Chris Winnick. Sunny. 10.15-12 noon. 29978.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Comma 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189710 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace .Basking on bare ground. 14C. Sunny. 1pm. 29979.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Peacock 1 Adult Greenside Kendal SD510924 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Sunning itself on west-facing wall, 17.25 - 17.35 hrs BST. 29975.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Greenside Kendal SD510924 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Nectaring on Lesser Celandines and Primula denticulata in full (...) 29967.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Arnside Village Arnside SD455786 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Battered , flying in garden
1 Mar 2021 Peacock 1 Adult Moss Rigg Quarry Coniston NY313023 VC69 Westmorland Ade Mills
1 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Adult Playing field Lindale SD417803 VC69 Westmorland D Jackson
1 Mar 2021 Brimstone 1 Adult Kents Bank sea wall path Kents Bank SD397755 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Flying strongly in the mid-day sunshine
1 Mar 2021 Brimstone 1 Adult Garden beside woodland Grange over Sands SD403782 VC69 Westmorland Pam Wilson Female. Emerged from Ivy covered wall
1 Mar 2021 Brimstone 1 Adult Arnside Knott Arnside SD44877736 VC69 Westmorland Rosa Menendez
31 Mar 2021 Red Admiral 2 Adult Summit of Great Gable Seathwaite, Borrowdale NY211103 VC70 Cumberland Ian Brockbank Flew over the summit at lunchtime
31 Mar 2021 Peacock 1 Adult Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller 29995.jpeg
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Eden Bridge Gardens Carlisle NY400567 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
31 Mar 2021 Peacock 1 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Adult Rickerby Park Carlisle NY403570 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller
31 Mar 2021 Peacock 8 Adult Old Water, Geltsdale Brampton NY5953 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard In upper valley and on high fells
31 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Pot Place Garden Centre Penrith NY487371 VC70 Cumberland Sarah Mitchell
21 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Rockliffe Carlisle NY358607 VC70 Cumberland Peter Howard Opposite Carr Beds
1 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Adult Dalston garden Carlisle NY365498 VC70 Cumberland Ian J Armstrong Two together and one single flying in afternoon sunshine
1 Mar 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Adult Stanwix garden Carlisle NY402572 VC70 Cumberland Martin Keiller Nectaring on heather and crocuses around 2pm. 29901.jpeg