Cumbria Butterfly Sightings

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Date Species Number Life Stage Site Town Grid Ref. V. County Recorder Comment Image
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 4 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun....all male.
24 Apr 2021 Dingy Skipper 1 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.....freshly emerged.
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 8 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Adult Whitbarrow Levens SD454858 VC69 Westmorland Chris Winnick 18oC and full sun.....freshly emerged.
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 4 Adult Swindale Penrith NY507122 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass In the open, sunny 18C 0n rushes and rocks. 30290.jpeg
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 6 Adult Swindale Penrith NY509114 VC69 Westmorland David Nattrass on the left hand-side of the waterfall climbing up it in 2 (...) 30291.jpeg
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Adult Esplanade Grange over Sands SD407777 VC69 Westmorland Doreen Howard
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Adult Greenside Kendal SD510924 VC69 Westmorland John Mounsey Male, full sun. 17.8dg.C in shade. (No Vanessids seen in this (...)
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Adult Carlisle Cemetery Carlisle NY390543 VC70 Cumberland Keith Temple
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Adult Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell 1 male and 1 female
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 15 Adult Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Flying around and perching on small birches near the boardwalk
24 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Adult Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Flying near birches
24 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Adult Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Flying near boardwalk and small birches
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Adult Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Males
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Adult Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Flying near birches
24 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Adult Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Flying fast across the moss- fresh specimens
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Adult Meathop Moss Lindale SD444818 VC69 Westmorland Lynne Farrell Flying through birches
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Adult Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429829 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Temperature 17C. Full sun
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Adult Nichols Moss Witherslack SD429829 VC69 Westmorland Martin Chadwick Temperature 17C. Full sun
24 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 3 Adult St Michaels churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Mainly around tall Yew tree.
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Adult St Michaels churchyard Stanwix Carlisle NY401570 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Adult Wedholme Flow Wigton NY232537 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter Two seen here by Colin Auld on 23rd April. First known record (...)
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Adult Wedholme Flow Wigton NY234538 VC70 Cumberland Mike Porter
24 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD180786 VC70 Cumberland Pete Martin
24 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD166786 VC70 Cumberland Pete Martin
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Adult Hodbarrow RSPB Reserve Millom SD180786 VC70 Cumberland Pete Martin
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 1 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 5 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Small White 2 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Adult Howe Ridding Woods Pool Bank SD434884 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 4 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Small White 2 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Adult Witherslack Woods Witherslack SD430845 VC69 Westmorland PETER RITSON
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Adult Dallam Chase Milnthorpe SD496819 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Adult Ravens Lodge Levens SD462851 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Adult Whitbarrow Mill Side SD451847 VC69 Westmorland Roger Fellows
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 11 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell 5 females, 6 males.
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Males
24 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
24 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Adult Latterbarrow Nature Reserve Witherslack SD440827 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Sunny 17oC
24 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Male. Sunny 17oC
24 Apr 2021 Dingy Skipper 1 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
24 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell
24 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Adult White Scar Levens SD466851 VC69 Westmorland Sarah Mitchell Males