Cumbria Butterfly Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
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.
16 May 2021 Small Blue 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace At base of slope facing rail track. 14c. Overcast
16 May 2021 Small White 1 Adult Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow-in-Furness SD189713 VC69 Westmorland Helen Wallace On slope facing rail track. 14c. Overcast. Basking.
16 May 2021 Small Heath 1 Adult Muncaster Tarn Ravenglass SD105976 VC70 Cumberland Jake Gearty Looked very fresh
16 May 2021 Green-veined White 1 Adult Arnside Village Arnside SD455785 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell On Bowles mauve wallflower
16 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Adult Arnside Village Arnside SD455785 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Male
16 May 2021 Orange-tip 2 Adult Trowbarrow Silverdale SD477757 VC60 West Lancashire Lynne Farrell Flying in glade in sunny period 1 male and 1 female
16 May 2021 Peacock 1 Adult Trowbarrow Silverdale SD477757 VC60 West Lancashire Lynne Farrell Flying in glade in sunny period
16 May 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Adult Trowbarrow Silverdale SD477757 VC60 West Lancashire Lynne Farrell Flying in glade in sunny period
16 May 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Adult Trowbarrow Silverdale SD477757 VC60 West Lancashire Lynne Farrell Flying in glade in sunny period
16 May 2021 Brimstone 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Sunny. Temp 15C Male
16 May 2021 Dingy Skipper 12 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Sunny. Temp 15C
16 May 2021 Orange-tip 4 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Sunny. Temp 15C Female egg laying
16 May 2021 Peacock 1 Adult Allithwaite Quarry Allithwaite SD390767 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Sunny. Temp 15C Very worn
16 May 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Sunny intervals
16 May 2021 Green-veined White 2 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Sunny intervals
16 May 2021 Orange-tip 8 Adult Grizedale Forest Coniston SD337979 VC69 Westmorland Mo Richards Sunny intervals