Lancashire Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
23 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 1 Fulwood Preston SD551322 Jim Beattie 7971.jpeg
23 Sep 2018 Comma 22 Healey Dell, Whitworth Rossendale SD879169 Kevin Lister All feeding on blackberries. Double my previous highest count (...) 7975.jpeg
23 Sep 2018 Green-veined White 2 Healey Dell, Whitworth Rossendale SD879169 Kevin Lister
23 Sep 2018 Peacock 1 Healey Dell, Whitworth Rossendale SD879169 Kevin Lister
23 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 1 Healey Dell, Whitworth Rossendale SD879169 Kevin Lister
23 Sep 2018 Silver Y 1 Healey Dell, Whitworth Rossendale SD879169 Kevin Lister
23 Sep 2018 Small Copper 6 Healey Dell, Whitworth Rossendale SD879169 Kevin Lister
23 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 45 Healey Dell, Whitworth Rossendale SD879169 Kevin Lister
23 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 2 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling 7972.jpeg
23 Sep 2018 Small White 1 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling It shared a flower with a Bee 7973.jpeg
23 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 1 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling The Butterfly didn't stop
22 Sep 2018 Holly Blue 2 Grassendale Liverpool SJ391849 Richard Ghorbal Caterpillars on ivy. 7970.jpeg
18 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 3 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling In spite of the wind the RA's were on my Buddleia 7968.jpeg
17 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 1 Moor Park Preston SD536311 Jim Beattie Flew over the ornamental flower beds but did not settle
17 Sep 2018 Small White 1 Moor Park Preston SD536311 Jim Beattie 7962.jpeg
17 Sep 2018 Small White 2 Pennington Flash Leigh SJ645989 Maria Pilling We saw them in the distance in the Morning
17 Sep 2018 Comma 5 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298023 Pete Kinsella
17 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298023 Pete Kinsella
17 Sep 2018 Small Copper 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298023 Pete Kinsella
17 Sep 2018 Small White 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298023 Pete Kinsella
13 Sep 2018 Comma 2 Dobb Wood west side Heywood SD849123 Gavin Ashworth Very Windy. 7953.jpeg
13 Sep 2018 Small Copper 11 Dobb Wood west side Heywood SD851121 Gavin Ashworth All on Yarrow. Very Windy 7950.jpeg
13 Sep 2018 Small Copper 12 Dobb Wood west side Heywood SD849123 Gavin Ashworth Very Windy. All on Knapweed
13 Sep 2018 Small White 1 Dobb Wood west side Heywood SD851121 Gavin Ashworth Very Windy
13 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 3 Dobb Wood west side Heywood SD849123 Gavin Ashworth Very Windy.
13 Sep 2018 Comma 1 NR Heywoods Farm Heywood SD842130 Gavin Ashworth Very Windy.
13 Sep 2018 Small Copper 4 NR Heywoods Farm Heywood SD842130 Gavin Ashworth Very Windy. On Creeping Thistle 7956.jpeg
13 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 2 NR Heywoods Farm Heywood SD842130 Gavin Ashworth Very Windy.
13 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 7 Farm Track Brockhall Village SD703369 Jane Jones On White Buddleia 7958.jpeg
13 Sep 2018 Comma 3 Brockholes nature reserve Preston SD584304 Steve Graham
13 Sep 2018 Small Copper 4 Brockholes nature reserve Preston SD584304 Steve Graham All fresh and good to see recovery at this site after a couple (...)
13 Sep 2018 Small White 3 Brockholes nature reserve Preston SD584304 Steve Graham
13 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 12 Brockholes nature reserve Preston SD584304 Steve Graham
12 Sep 2018 Comma 1 Crawford's Wood Woodland Trust Aspull, Wigan SD611081 Alison Brown
12 Sep 2018 Green-veined White 1 Crawford's Wood Woodland Trust Aspull, Wigan SD611081 Alison Brown
12 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 9 Crawford's Wood Woodland Trust Aspull, Wigan SD611081 Alison Brown
12 Sep 2018 Comma 1 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob Crawford In sparkling conditio
12 Sep 2018 Large White 40 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob Crawford Lots of them all dsy
12 Sep 2018 Painted Lady 1 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob Crawford
12 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 1 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob Crawford
12 Sep 2018 Small Copper 5 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob Crawford
12 Sep 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 3 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob Crawford Seen fewer than most years
12 Sep 2018 Small White 20 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob Crawford Good numbers all summer best year ever for whites
12 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 6 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob Crawford
12 Sep 2018 Comma 8 Allotment Accrington SD756292 C Atherton
12 Sep 2018 Large White 7 Allotment Accrington SD756292 C Atherton
12 Sep 2018 Painted Lady 3 Allotment Accrington SD756292 C Atherton
12 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 12 Allotment Accrington SD756292 C Atherton
12 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 6 Allotment Accrington SD756292 C Atherton
12 Sep 2018 Green-veined White 1 Brockholes Preston SD585314 James Beattie
12 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 3 Brockholes Preston SD585312 James Beattie 7931.jpeg
12 Sep 2018 Small Copper 3 Brockholes Preston SD585314 James Beattie 7933.jpeg
12 Sep 2018 Small White 1 Brockholes Preston SD585314 James Beattie 7932.jpeg
12 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 5 Hall-Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD658058 Maria Pilling Very windy day although bright after the morning rain, The SW (...) 7961.jpeg
12 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 1 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling Flew round the garden and out
12 Sep 2018 Small White 4 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling 7959.jpeg
11 Sep 2018 Peacock 1 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby on buddleia, sun but breeze ,17degC. 2.30pm First sighting (...)
11 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 3 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby on buddleia or basking on pavings, cool breeze,17degC. 2.30pm
11 Sep 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby on buddleia, or basking in sun, lt.breeze ,17degC. ~2.30pm
11 Sep 2018 Small White 3 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby on buddleia, or nasturtium in sun, 17degC. ~2.30pm
7 Sep 2018 Comma 1 Myers Allotment Silverdale Lancs SD474749 Steve Graham
7 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 29 Myers Allotment Silverdale Lancs SD474749 Steve Graham
6 Sep 2018 Brimstone 1 Southport Dunes Southport SD326168 Maria Pilling really good condition 7913.jpeg
6 Sep 2018 Common Blue 6 Southport Dunes Southport SD326168 Maria Pilling The females were in good condition the Males a bit worn
6 Sep 2018 Small Copper 12 Southport Dunes Southport SD326168 Maria Pilling Lots of Coppers all in good condition 7915.jpeg
6 Sep 2018 Wall Brown 1 Southport Dunes Southport SD326168 Maria Pilling The Wall was very worn 7916.jpeg
5 Sep 2018 Comma 1 White Coppice Chorley SD620191 Janice Sutton 7912.jpeg
5 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 1 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling I got the dates wrong on my other 4 entries they should be the (...) 7917.jpeg
5 Sep 2018 Small White 2 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling Male and Female mating 7918.jpeg
5 Sep 2018 Comma 8 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD303110 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2018 Common Blue 3 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD303110 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2018 Large White 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD303110 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2018 Painted Lady 3 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD303110 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2018 Small Copper 30 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD303110 Pete Kinsella Minimum count. Large emergence of 3rd gen butterflies.
5 Sep 2018 Small White 14 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD303110 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 17 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD303110 Pete Kinsella
3 Sep 2018 Comma 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298023 Pete Kinsella
3 Sep 2018 Meadow Brown 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298023 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2018 Comma 1 Garstang Garstang SD483451 Kath armstrong first visit today. Warm 20 sunny
2 Sep 2018 Green-veined White 2 Garstang Garstang SD483451 Kath armstrong They have been active on my Buddlia and Nasturtiums
2 Sep 2018 Painted Lady 1 Garstang Garstang SD483451 Kath armstrong Been around all week. Active when sunny
2 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 4 Garstang Garstang SD483451 Kath armstrong They have been active on my Buddlia
2 Sep 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Garstang Garstang SD483451 Kath armstrong They have been active on my Buddlia
2 Sep 2018 Small White 6 Garstang Garstang SD483451 Kath armstrong They have been active on my Buddlia
2 Sep 2018 Large White 2 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling Saw them each day except yesterday when it rained 7903.jpeg
2 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 2 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling Saw them each day except yesterday when it rained 7902.jpeg
2 Sep 2018 Small White 5 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling Saw them each day they isn't stop but flew through except (...)
2 Sep 2018 Common Blue 3 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298022 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298022 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2018 Small Copper 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298022 Pete Kinsella Fresh third brood individuals.
2 Sep 2018 Small Heath 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298022 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2018 Small White 8 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298022 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 5 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298022 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2018 Wall Brown 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298022 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2018 Large White 2 Front Garden Ormskirk. SD40760886 B jones
1 Sep 2018 Painted Lady 1 Front Garden Ormskirk. SD40760886 B jones
1 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 1 Front Garden Ormskirk. SD40760886 B jones
1 Sep 2018 Silver Y 3 Front Garden Ormskirk. SD40760886 B jones
1 Sep 2018 Comma 2 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 19degC, hazy sunny, on scabious, buddleia
1 Sep 2018 Painted Lady 3 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 19degC, hazy sunny, on scabious, buddleia
1 Sep 2018 Red Admiral 4 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 19degC, hazy sunny, on scabious, buddleia
1 Sep 2018 Small Copper 2 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 19degC, hazy sunny, on scabious,
1 Sep 2018 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 19degC, hazy sunny, on scabious, buddleia
1 Sep 2018 Small White 6 Own garden Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 19degC, hazy sunny, on scabious, buddleia
1 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 11 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale SD480775 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong The ONLY butterflies seen here today. No sun, calm, cool
1 Sep 2018 Common Blue 2 Birch Industrial Estate Heywood SD843087 G Ashworth
1 Sep 2018 Meadow Brown 1 Birch Industrial Estate Heywood SD843087 G Ashworth
1 Sep 2018 Silver Y 1 Birch Industrial Estate Heywood SD843087 G Ashworth
1 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 1 Birch Industrial Estate Heywood SD843087 G Ashworth
1 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Chorlton Water Park Manchester SJ817920 Ian Hillier caeruleo-punctata aberrant 7851.jpeg
1 Sep 2018 Small White 3 Chorlton Water Park Manchester SJ817920 Ian Hillier
1 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 5 Chorlton Water Park Manchester SJ817920 Ian Hillier
1 Sep 2018 Common Blue 4 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298010 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2018 Large White 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298010 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2018 Small Copper 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298010 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2018 Small White 14 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298010 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2018 Speckled Wood 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298010 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2018 Wall Brown 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298010 Pete Kinsella