Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
6 Jul 2022 Ghost Moth 1 Carls Head Kings Meaburn NY623218 David Nattrass breezy and overcast. Photograph and sighting by Clare Nattrass (...) 37146.jpeg
6 Jul 2022 Unlisted 1 Carls Head Kings Meaburn NY624218 David Nattrass breezy and overcast. Photograph and sighting by Clare Nattrass (...) 37145.jpeg
6 Jul 2022 Chimney Sweeper 2 Bowber Head Ravenstonedale NY739033 John Mounsey Full cloud cover, light SW wind, mild.
6 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 2 Bowber Head Ravenstonedale NY739033 John Mounsey Reluctant to fly. Full cloud cover, light SW wind, mild. 37147.jpeg
5 Jul 2022 Ringlet 1 Grange Fell Road Grange over Sands SD395779 David Eastlick sunny but breezy. Warm sheltered from the wind
5 Jul 2022 Common Blue 1 Hampsfell Grange over Sands SD399798 David Eastlick sunny but breezy. Warm sheltered from the wind
5 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 5 Hampsfell Grange over Sands SD399797 David Eastlick sunny but breezy. Warm sheltered from the wind
5 Jul 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Hampsfell Road Grange over Sands SD407784 David Eastlick sunny but breezy. Warm sheltered from the wind
5 Jul 2022 Speckled Wood 5 Hampsfield Allotment Lindale SD398807 David Eastlick sunny but breezy. Warm sheltered from the wind
5 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 5 High Hampsfield Lindale SD406799 David Eastlick sunny but breezy. Warm sheltered from the wind
5 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 10 High Hampsfield Farm Lindale SD401805 David Eastlick sunny but breezy. Warm sheltered from the wind
5 Jul 2022 Comma 2 Hampsfield Allotment Lindale SD399806 David Jackson
5 Jul 2022 Painted Lady 1 Hampsfield Allotment Lindale SD399805 David Jackson
5 Jul 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Hampsfield Allotment Lindale SD399806 David Jackson
5 Jul 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Hampsfield Allotment Lindale SD398806 David Jackson
5 Jul 2022 Chimney Sweeper 3 Countryside verge Uldale NY252363 Lorna Swift
5 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 3 Countryside verge Uldale NY252363 Lorna Swift
5 Jul 2022 Red Admiral 5 Countryside verge Uldale NY252363 Lorna Swift
5 Jul 2022 Ringlet 5 Countryside verge Uldale NY252363 Lorna Swift
5 Jul 2022 Small Skipper 1 Countryside verge Uldale NY252363 Lorna Swift
5 Jul 2022 Hummingbird Hawk-moth 1 Aikbank Farm Waverton NY215457 Peter Ritson Enjoying a taste of Verbena
5 Jul 2022 Common Blue 5 Swindale Burn Banks NY522142 Sarah Mitchell Sunny afternoon 17oC Breezy. Males.
5 Jul 2022 Dark Green Fritillary 22 Swindale Burn Banks NY522142 Sarah Mitchell
5 Jul 2022 Large Skipper 4 Swindale Burn Banks NY522142 Sarah Mitchell
5 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 17 Swindale Burn Banks NY522142 Sarah Mitchell
5 Jul 2022 Ringlet 12 Swindale Burn Banks NY522142 Sarah Mitchell
5 Jul 2022 Small Heath 8 Swindale Burn Banks NY522142 Sarah Mitchell
5 Jul 2022 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 16 Swindale Burn Banks NY522142 Sarah Mitchell
4 Jul 2022 Red Admiral 1 Marble Quarry, Beetham Beetham SD499782 David Jackson
3 Jul 2022 Comma 1 Back Road garden Lindale SD416804 David Jackson
3 Jul 2022 Dark Green Fritillary 10 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD541796 Graham Parry Windy and mainly cloudy. Decent numbers of Fritillary but very (...) 37089.jpeg
3 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 10 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD541796 Graham Parry Windy and mainly cloudy. 17 degrees.
3 Jul 2022 Ringlet 20 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD541796 Graham Parry Windy and mainly cloudy. 17 degrees.
3 Jul 2022 Small Heath 2 Holme Stinted Pastures Burton-in-Kendal SD541796 Graham Parry Windy and mainly cloudy. 17 degrees.
3 Jul 2022 Large Skipper 2 Path near Halecat to Cat Crag Witherslack SD430835 Ian Tallon 15.30-17.30 16C 37108.jpeg
3 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 4 Path near Halecat to Cat Crag Witherslack SD430835 Ian Tallon 15.30-17.30 16C
3 Jul 2022 Ringlet 22 Path near Halecat to Cat Crag Witherslack SD430835 Ian Tallon 15.30-17.30 16C 37103.jpeg
3 Jul 2022 Silver Y 1 Path near Halecat to Cat Crag Witherslack SD430835 Ian Tallon 15.30-17.30 16C Tatty looking
3 Jul 2022 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Path near Halecat to Cat Crag Witherslack SD430835 Ian Tallon 15.30-17.30 16C 37107.jpeg
3 Jul 2022 Small Skipper 4 Path near Halecat to Cat Crag Witherslack SD430835 Ian Tallon 15.30-17.30 16C 37105.jpeg
3 Jul 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Path near Halecat to Cat Crag Witherslack SD430835 Ian Tallon 15.30-17.30 16C
3 Jul 2022 Red Admiral 1 Silver Meadows Nature Reserve Dubwath NY198309 Lorna Swift Cloudy and windy
3 Jul 2022 Ringlet 1 Silver Meadows Nature Reserve Dubwath NY198309 Lorna Swift Cloudy and windy
3 Jul 2022 Dark Green Fritillary 1 Hagg Hill Top, New Hutton Kendal SD54649103 Robert Petley-Jones 37123.jpeg
3 Jul 2022 Comma 1 Dallam Chase Milnthorpe SD496819 Roger Fellows
3 Jul 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Dallam Chase Milnthorpe SD496819 Roger Fellows
3 Jul 2022 Comma 1 Haverbrack Milnthorpe SD485804 Roger Fellows
3 Jul 2022 Ringlet 10 Haverbrack Milnthorpe SD485804 Roger Fellows
3 Jul 2022 Mountain Ringlet 8 Hartsop Dodd Hartsop NY413116 Steve Taylor Cool and windy with fleeting glimpses of sun and coincident (...) 37102.jpeg
3 Jul 2022 Chimney Sweeper 5 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
3 Jul 2022 Large Skipper 2 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
3 Jul 2022 Large White 1 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
3 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 5 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
3 Jul 2022 Peacock 100 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman too many to count, estimate 100 on 5 nettle stems
3 Jul 2022 Ringlet 8 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
2 Jul 2022 Silver-washed Fritillary 2 Howe Ridding Witherslack SD435878 David Hughes Mainly bright cloud, some sun. 37095.jpeg
2 Jul 2022 White Ermine 1 Piper Hole Ravenstonedale NY729030 David Nattrass sunny afternoon, about 18 degrees 37056.jpeg
2 Jul 2022 Mountain Ringlet 4 Honister Pass Seatoller NY211121 Jennifer Warr Cloudy, cool and windy conditions, sun popped out briefly
2 Jul 2022 White-letter Hairstreak 4 Sainsburys car park Kendal SD519941 Jennifer Warr
2 Jul 2022 White-letter Hairstreak 4 Sainsburys car park Kendal SD519941 Jennifer Warr
2 Jul 2022 Brimstone 2 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD322826 Paul Haughian
2 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 3 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD322826 Paul Haughian
2 Jul 2022 Ringlet 6 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD322826 Paul Haughian 37060.jpeg
2 Jul 2022 Silver-washed Fritillary 1 Roudsea Moss and Woods Haverthwaite SD322826 Paul Haughian Near the stone hut at the far end of the woods.
2 Jul 2022 Ringlet 1 Wetheral garden Wetheral NY462548 R H Jones
2 Jul 2022 High Brown Fritillary 1 Arnside Knott Arnside SD45637747 Robert Petley-Jones Fresh male
2 Jul 2022 Common Blue 1 Arnside Signal Box Arnside SD485804 Roger Fellows Keeping an eye open, only MB and Ringlet Thursday and Friday. (...)
2 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 6 Arnside Signal Box Arnside SD485804 Roger Fellows Keeping an eye open, only MB and Ringlet Thursday and Friday. (...)
2 Jul 2022 Red Admiral 1 Arnside Signal Box Arnside SD485804 Roger Fellows
2 Jul 2022 Ringlet 20 Arnside Signal Box Arnside SD485804 Roger Fellows Not possible to count with accuracy, but these over 50m stretch (...)
1 Jul 2022 High Brown Fritillary 1 Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head SD349909 Allan Sumner
1 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 6 Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head SD349909 Allan Sumner
1 Jul 2022 Ringlet 4 Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head SD349909 Allan Sumner
1 Jul 2022 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head SD349909 Allan Sumner
1 Jul 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head SD349909 Allan Sumner
1 Jul 2022 Speckled Wood 4 Thwaite Head Fell Thwaite Head SD349909 Allan Sumner
1 Jul 2022 Grayling 3 Holme Park Fell Clawthorpe SD542789 David Phillips Cloud, rain showers am, sunny periods pm. SE breeze 15c.
1 Jul 2022 Cinnabar 2 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 David Phillips Cloud, rain showers am, sunny periods pm. SE breeze 15c.
1 Jul 2022 Common Blue 3 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 David Phillips Cloud, rain showers am, sunny periods pm. SE breeze 15c.
1 Jul 2022 Dark Green Fritillary 3 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 David Phillips Cloud, rain showers am, sunny periods pm. SE breeze 15c. 9 (...)
1 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 14 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 David Phillips Cloud, rain showers am, sunny periods pm. SE breeze 15c
1 Jul 2022 Ringlet 13 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 David Phillips Cloud, rain showers am, sunny periods pm. SE breeze 15c
1 Jul 2022 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 David Phillips Cloud, rain showers am, sunny periods pm. SE breeze 15c
1 Jul 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Holme Stinted Pastures Clawthorpe SD544786 David Phillips Cloud, rain showers am, sunny periods pm. SE breeze 15c.
1 Jul 2022 Emperor Moth 1 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD433820 David Phillips sunny periods 16.30 hrs - 18.00 hrs 15c. 37073.jpeg
1 Jul 2022 Large Heath 8 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD433820 David Phillips sunny periods 16.30 hrs - 18.00 hrs 15c.
1 Jul 2022 Large Skipper 1 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD433820 David Phillips sunny periods 16.30 hrs - 18.00 hrs 15c.
1 Jul 2022 Latticed Heath 2 Meathop Moss Nature Reserve Witherslack SD433820 David Phillips sunny periods 16.30 hrs - 18.00 hrs 15c.
1 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 1 Dalston garden Carlisle NY36504980 Ian Armstrong Overcast & Showery. Came onto Scabious at 11.26 hrs and moved (...) 37036.jpeg
1 Jul 2022 Dark Green Fritillary 2 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD187751 Paul Haughian 37037.jpeg
1 Jul 2022 Green-veined White 3 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD187751 Paul Haughian
1 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 30 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD187751 Paul Haughian
1 Jul 2022 Narrow-bordered 5-spot Burnet 5 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD187751 Paul Haughian
1 Jul 2022 Red Admiral 2 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD187751 Paul Haughian
1 Jul 2022 Ringlet 1 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD187751 Paul Haughian
1 Jul 2022 Six-spot Burnet 40 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD187751 Paul Haughian At least 40 probably 100s on thistles and fireweed.
1 Jul 2022 Small Skipper 3 Sandscale Haws Barrow-in-Furness SD187751 Paul Haughian
1 Jul 2022 Red Admiral 1 Garden Penrith NY499266 Sarah Mitchell
1 Jul 2022 Large Skipper 1 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
1 Jul 2022 Meadow Brown 11 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman
1 Jul 2022 Ringlet 5 Garden Holmrook SD079995 Tim Wayman