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28 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Fairhaven dunes Lytham SD310306 Ashley Anderton
28 May 2017 Common Blue 2 Fairhaven dunes Lytham SD310306 Ashley Anderton
28 May 2017 Large White 1 Fairhaven dunes Lytham SD310306 Ashley Anderton
28 May 2017 Small Heath 1 Fairhaven dunes Lytham SD310306 Ashley Anderton
28 May 2017 Small White 5 Fairhaven dunes Lytham SD310306 Ashley Anderton
28 May 2017 Painted Lady 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD294108 John Gibson First of 2017
28 May 2017 Red Admiral 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD28851026 John Gibson First of 2017
28 May 2017 Small Heath 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD29131047 John Gibson First sighting at ANNR excluding Pinfold Meadow 3530.jpeg
28 May 2017 Small Heath 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD29131028 John Gibson
28 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD30241090 John Gibson
28 May 2017 Unlisted 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD29161050 John Gibson White Satin moth. First of 2017 3533.jpeg
28 May 2017 Wall Brown 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD296108 John Gibson First of 2017
28 May 2017 Cinnabar 2 Pinfold Meadow, Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD30411126 John Gibson First of 2017
28 May 2017 Common Blue 1 Pinfold Meadow, Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD30411126 John Gibson Male sunbathing on a fern
28 May 2017 Silver Y 1 Pinfold Meadow, Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD30411126 John Gibson First of 2017
28 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Pinfold Meadow, Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD30411126 John Gibson Very faded individual
28 May 2017 Painted Lady 1 Home Garden Liverpool SJ406920 Laura B Alighted on Hesperis white early afternoon.Warm
26 May 2017 Red Admiral 2 Home Garden Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Nectaring on Bowles mauve
26 May 2017 Small White 2 Home Garden Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Nectaring on dames violet
26 May 2017 Holly Blue 2 Home garden tarleton Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell On parsley and oregano flowers
26 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Cold Well Lane Silverdale SD480778 Copland Smith
26 May 2017 Red Admiral 1 Cold Well Lane Silverdale SD480778 Copland Smith
26 May 2017 Brimstone 2 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484775 Copland Smith male & female
26 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484775 Copland Smith Saw again an hour later. It may have been a second one. 3513.jpeg
26 May 2017 Green-veined White 1 Hawes Water Silverdale SD479767 Copland Smith
26 May 2017 Peacock 1 Hawes Water Silverdale SD479767 Copland Smith
26 May 2017 Common Blue 1 Limestone Pavement Gait Barrows SD482772 Copland Smith male
26 May 2017 Common Blue 15 Castleton Railway Sidings Castleton/Rochdale SD878101 G Ashworth 13,males 2Females
26 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Castleton Railway Sidings Castleton/Rochdale SD878101 G Ashworth
26 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Castleton Railway Sidings Castleton/Rochdale SD878101 G Ashworth
26 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Old Tip, Siddows CLITHEROE SD728400 J Fenton My first East Lancs record
26 May 2017 Green-veined White 7 Old Tip, Siddows CLITHEROE SD728400 J Fenton
26 May 2017 Peacock 1 Old Tip, Siddows CLITHEROE SD728400 J Fenton
26 May 2017 Red Admiral 1 Old Tip, Siddows CLITHEROE SD728400 J Fenton
26 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Old Tip, Siddows CLITHEROE SD728400 J Fenton
26 May 2017 Red Admiral 1 Back Garden Westhoughton SD656064 Maria Pilling
26 May 2017 Painted Lady 6 Crosby Village Crosby SD320000 Pete Kinsella
26 May 2017 Common Blue 8 Cockersand Cockersand SD426539 Pete Woodruff
26 May 2017 Red Admiral 1 Cockersand Cockersand SD426539 Pete Woodruff
26 May 2017 Green-veined White 6 Birk Bank Quernmore SD525603 Sue and Finn Bugge
26 May 2017 Painted Lady 1 Birk Bank Quernmore SD525603 Sue and Finn Bugge
26 May 2017 Small Copper 2 Birk Bank Quernmore SD525603 Sue and Finn Bugge
25 May 2017 Painted Lady 1 Knott End promenade Knott End-on-sea SD3548 Barry Dyson
25 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Back Garden Westhoughton SD656064 Maria Pilling
25 May 2017 Brimstone 3 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory
25 May 2017 Chimney Sweeper 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory
25 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 4 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory all seen on the Southern slopes
25 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 6 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory
25 May 2017 Northern Brown Argus 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory Possibly a first for Lancashire?
25 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory mainly in the bracken fields
25 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory
25 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 12 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory mainly in the bracken fields
25 May 2017 Unlisted 6 Warton Crag Carnforth SD494726 Mike Gregory Unidentified...I'm not very good with moths, so listed as (...) 3491.jpeg
25 May 2017 Meadow Brown 1 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD296023 Pete Kinsella First of the year here.
24 May 2017 Common Blue 8 lytham st Anne's nature reserve Lytham SD310307 Ashley Anderton
24 May 2017 Small Heath 12 lytham st Anne's nature reserve Lytham SD310307 Ashley Anderton
24 May 2017 Small White 2 lytham st Anne's nature reserve Lytham SD310307 Ashley Anderton
24 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 lytham st Anne's nature reserve Lytham SD310307 Ashley Anderton
24 May 2017 Small Heath 4 Hightown Dunes & Meadows Hightown SD297031 John Gibson First of 2017
24 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD301012 Pete Kinsella Uncommon at this site.
24 May 2017 Common Blue 22 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD301012 Pete Kinsella
24 May 2017 Large White 2 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD301012 Pete Kinsella
24 May 2017 Peacock 4 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD301012 Pete Kinsella
24 May 2017 Small Heath 45 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD301012 Pete Kinsella Minimum count, seemingly everywhere across the dunes.
24 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD301012 Pete Kinsella
24 May 2017 Wall Brown 8 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD301012 Pete Kinsella
23 May 2017 Common Blue 1 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob crawford On buttercups 3438.jpeg
23 May 2017 Peacock 1 My Garden Longton Longton SD474250 Bob crawford Om dock leaf
23 May 2017 Brimstone 3 Martin Mere WWT Burscough SD428142 Chris Ambrose Male and female in courtship flight
23 May 2017 Wall Brown 2 Martin Mere WWT Burscough SD426139 Chris Ambrose
23 May 2017 Brimstone 8 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Comma 1 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Common Blue 2 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 7 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 2 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Large White 2 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Orange-tip 2 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Peacock 1 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Small Heath 12 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Small White 2 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Speckled Wood 5 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Wall Brown 1 Warton Crag Warton SD500735 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun, slight breeze
23 May 2017 Brimstone 2 Towneley Park Burnley SD863312 Colin Ramsden
23 May 2017 Wall Brown 2 Greenbooth Quarry East Norden, Rochdale SD859163 G Ashworth In main quarry area
23 May 2017 Green-veined White 3 Greenbooth Quarry west area Norden, Rochdale SD854156 G Ashworth
23 May 2017 Small Copper 6 Greenbooth Quarry west area Norden, Rochdale SD854156 G Ashworth
23 May 2017 Wall Brown 26 Greenbooth Quarry west area Norden, Rochdale SD854156 G Ashworth Very Windy ,but more sheltered in Quarry area
23 May 2017 Large White 1 Pickering Pasture Widnes SJ4883 John Smith
23 May 2017 Common Blue 10 Brockholes Preston SD585304 Maria Pilling
23 May 2017 Green-veined White 12 Brockholes Preston SD585304 Maria Pilling
23 May 2017 Large White 2 Brockholes Preston SD585304 Maria Pilling
23 May 2017 Small White 3 Brockholes Preston SD585304 Maria Pilling
23 May 2017 Brimstone 3 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD462752 Maria Pilling
23 May 2017 Common Blue 3 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD462752 Maria Pilling
23 May 2017 Speckled Yellow 2 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD462752 Maria Pilling
23 May 2017 Brown Silver-line 1 Birk Bank Quernmore SD5360 Pete Woodruff
23 May 2017 Common Heath 1 Birk Bank Quernmore SD5360 Pete Woodruff
23 May 2017 Green-veined White 1 Birk Bank Quernmore SD5360 Pete Woodruff
23 May 2017 Large White 20 Birk Bank Quernmore SD5360 Pete Woodruff
23 May 2017 Orange-tip 2 Birk Bank Quernmore SD5360 Pete Woodruff
23 May 2017 Peacock 2 Birk Bank Quernmore SD5360 Pete Woodruff
23 May 2017 Small Copper 2 Birk Bank Quernmore SD5360 Pete Woodruff
23 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Birk Bank Quernmore SD5360 Pete Woodruff
21 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Lytham nature reserve Lytham SD310307 Ashley Anderton
21 May 2017 Common Blue 2 Lytham nature reserve Lytham SD310307 Ashley Anderton
21 May 2017 Orange-tip 2 Lytham nature reserve Lytham SD310307 Ashley Anderton
21 May 2017 Small Heath 2 Lytham nature reserve Lytham SD310307 Ashley Anderton
21 May 2017 Brimstone 2 Hale Bank Park Widnes SJ4883 John Smith
19 May 2017 Common Blue 15 Brockholes nature reserve Preston SD573303 Les Price First two females seen today.
19 May 2017 Wall Brown 2 Old Hollow Banks SD395230 Stuart Darbyshire
18 May 2017 Brimstone 7 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong 5 male, 2 female Bright sun, calm
18 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 3 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong All in taped off areas Bright sun, calm
18 May 2017 Orange-tip 5 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong 3 Male, 2 Female Bright sun, calm
18 May 2017 Peacock 3 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong 2 in poor condition, i 'as new' Bright sun, calm
18 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong In taped off area. Bright sun, calm
18 May 2017 Small White 3 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong Bright sun, calm
18 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong Bright sun, calm
18 May 2017 Brimstone 4 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale SD479767 David Webster
18 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 2 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale SD479767 David Webster
18 May 2017 Peacock 5 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale SD479767 David Webster
18 May 2017 Common Blue 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
18 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 7 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
18 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
18 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
18 May 2017 Peacock 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
18 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
18 May 2017 Small Heath 6 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
18 May 2017 Common Blue 10 Birkdale Dunes Southport SD301116 Maria Pilling CBB were in much better condition
18 May 2017 Small Heath 10 Birkdale Dunes Southport SD301116 Maria Pilling
18 May 2017 Common Blue 5 RSPB Marshside Southport SD352204 Maria Pilling They were a bit worn
18 May 2017 Wall Brown 2 RSPB Marshside Southport SD352204 Maria Pilling
18 May 2017 Wall Brown 2 RSPB Marshside Southport SD353205 Pete Kinsella
17 May 2017 Brown Hairstreak 4 Coldwell Parrock Arnside SD4777 Tom Dunbar Larvae - group effort, on blackthorn. 5mm target! 3397.jpeg
14 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 4 Gait Barrows NNR SILVERDALE SD4833477462 Ashley Anderton
14 May 2017 Peacock 1 Gait Barrows NNR SILVERDALE SD4833477462 Ashley Anderton
14 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Gait Barrows NNR SILVERDALE SD4833477462 Ashley Anderton
14 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
14 May 2017 Orange-tip 6 my house Longton Longton SD482258 Bob crawford best year ever seen for orange tips
14 May 2017 Small White 10 my house Longton Longton SD482258 Bob crawford Lots around all day
14 May 2017 Peacock 1 Millgate Fields Didsbury Manchester SJ8489 John Smith
14 May 2017 Common Blue 5 Brockholes nature reserve Preston SD573303 Les Price First of the season at Brockholes
14 May 2017 Brown Hairstreak 6 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tom Dunbar Larvae - group effort, on blackthorn. 5mm target! 3398.jpeg
11 May 2017 Orange-tip 4 lytham st annes dunes / Starr hills Lytham SD310306 Ashley Anderton 2m 2f
11 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 lytham st annes dunes / Starr hills Lytham SD310306 Ashley Anderton f
11 May 2017 Speckled Wood 4 lytham st annes dunes / Starr hills Lytham SD310306 Ashley Anderton Chasing away orange tips
11 May 2017 Large White 3 adj. Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD414592 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry
11 May 2017 Orange-tip 3 adj. Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD414592 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong all male bright sun, very dry
11 May 2017 Peacock 2 adj. Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD414592 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry
11 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 adj. Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD414592 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry
11 May 2017 Small White 4 adj. Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD414592 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry
11 May 2017 Speckled Wood 4 adj. Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD414592 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry
11 May 2017 Comma 1 Heysham Moss reserve (North end) Heysham SD422610 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry Bog water level very low
11 May 2017 Large White 2 Heysham Moss reserve (North end) Heysham SD422610 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry Bog water level very low
11 May 2017 Peacock 2 Heysham Moss reserve (North end) Heysham SD422610 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry Bog water level very low
11 May 2017 Small White 7 Heysham Moss reserve (North end) Heysham SD422610 Bryan Ingleby/Kath Armstrong bright sun, very dry Bog water level very low
11 May 2017 Brown Silver-line 1 Langden Brook Dunsop Bridge SD628511 Chris Winnick ...also Merlin, Oyster Catcher, Dipper, Sandpiper, Curlew, Hare, (...)
11 May 2017 Emperor Moth 3 Langden Brook Dunsop Bridge SD629510 Chris Winnick Attracted by Lure
11 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 4 Langden Brook Dunsop Bridge SD628511 Chris Winnick 18oC Full sun Lancs. BC field trip.
11 May 2017 Green-veined White 14 Langden Brook Dunsop Bridge SD628511 Chris Winnick 18oC Full sun Lancs. BC field trip.
11 May 2017 Large White 1 Langden Brook Dunsop Bridge SD628511 Chris Winnick 18oC Full sun Lancs. BC field trip.
11 May 2017 Peacock 1 Langden Brook Dunsop Bridge SD628511 Chris Winnick 18oC Full sun Lancs. BC field trip.
11 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Langden Brook Dunsop Bridge SD628511 Chris Winnick 18oC Full sun Lancs. BC field trip.
11 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD4841777429 Dave Wrigley
11 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD4833477462 Dave Wrigley
11 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Yealand Hall Allotment Yealand Storrs SD4922476268 Dave Wrigley On Section 2 of transect, in area on left hand side of path (...)
11 May 2017 Green-veined White 7 Moor Piece NR CLITHEROE SD693447 J Fenton
11 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Moor Piece NR CLITHEROE SD693447 J Fenton
11 May 2017 Painted Lady 1 Moor Piece NR CLITHEROE SD693447 J Fenton
11 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 6 Holcombe Moor Ramsbottom SD771165 Mike Horwood all of them at the side of moorbottom road
11 May 2017 Green-veined White 50 Holcombe Moor Ramsbottom SD771159 Mike Horwood never seen so many in such a small area,this is a conservative (...)
11 May 2017 Common Blue 5 Marshside RSPB Southport SD353205 Pete Kinsella 3357.jpeg
10 May 2017 Common Blue 2 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
10 May 2017 Small Heath 9 Yealand Alotments Yealand Storrs SD490763 Bryan Ingleby Sunny, calm,
10 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Yealand Alotments Yealand Storrs SD490763 Bryan Ingleby
10 May 2017 Small White 2 Yealand Alotments Yealand Storrs SD490763 Bryan Ingleby
10 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Yealand Alotments Yealand Storrs SD490763 Bryan Ingleby Sunny, calm,
10 May 2017 Brimstone 10 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 1 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 4 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 2 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Large White 2 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Orange-tip 3 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Peacock 6 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun...seen by AM from Yorkshire
10 May 2017 Small White 1 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun...seen by AM from Yorkshire
10 May 2017 Speckled Wood 6 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale Lancs SD479767 Chris Winnick 17oC Full sun.
10 May 2017 Brimstone 3 Yealand Hall Allotment Silverdale Lancs SD490762 Chris Winnick 7oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Yealand Hall Allotment Silverdale Lancs SD490762 Chris Winnick 7oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Orange-tip 3 Yealand Hall Allotment Silverdale Lancs SD490762 Chris Winnick 7oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Peacock 4 Yealand Hall Allotment Silverdale Lancs SD490762 Chris Winnick 7oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Speckled Wood 4 Yealand Hall Allotment Silverdale Lancs SD490762 Chris Winnick 7oC Full sun
10 May 2017 Green-veined White 4 Greenbooth Quarry west Norden, Rochdale SD854156 G Ashworth
10 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Greenbooth Quarry west Norden, Rochdale SD854156 G Ashworth 1 Male
10 May 2017 Small Copper 7 Greenbooth Quarry west Norden, Rochdale SD854156 G Ashworth
10 May 2017 Wall Brown 11 Greenbooth Quarry west Norden, Rochdale SD854156 G Ashworth All sightings with S Allen.
10 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 8 Warton Crag Warton SD496725 Ian Tallon 3312.jpeg
10 May 2017 Small Copper 1 Brockholes nature reserve Preston SD573303 Les Price Likely to be first of the season for Brock
10 May 2017 Brimstone 5 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tony Moverley Minimum count
10 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 1 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tony Moverley Seen just south of Barn
10 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 1 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tony Moverley in the taped off area near the Barn
10 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tony Moverley
10 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tony Moverley Female
10 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tony Moverley
10 May 2017 Pyrausta purpuralis 1 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tony Moverley Seen well enough to identify whitish hindwing markings (...)
10 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Gait Barrows Arnside SD4877 Tony Moverley
10 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 8 Warton Crag Warton SD494724 Tony Moverley Minimum count
10 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Warton Crag Warton SD494724 Tony Moverley Male
10 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 Warton Crag Warton SD494724 Tony Moverley Minimum count
10 May 2017 Pyrausta purpuralis 4 Warton Crag Warton SD494724 Tony Moverley All seen well to identify whitish hindwing markings contrasting (...)
10 May 2017 Small Heath 3 Warton Crag Warton SD494724 Tony Moverley
10 May 2017 Speckled Yellow 2 Warton Crag Warton SD494724 Tony Moverley This record replaces my erroneous Yellow Shell sighting
10 May 2017 Yellow Shell 2 Warton Crag Warton SD494724 Tony Moverley
9 May 2017 Unlisted 1 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD482774 Ian Tallon Wavy-barred Sable I think 3313.jpeg
9 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Warton Crag Warton SD496725 Ian Tallon 3311.jpeg
9 May 2017 Large White 3 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD495725 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Around survey area used by Lancs uni
9 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD495725 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Very near gate in the sun
9 May 2017 Small White 5 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD495725 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Total for the visit
9 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD495725 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Along main path
9 May 2017 Green-veined White 6 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling
9 May 2017 Large White 2 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling
9 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling
9 May 2017 Peacock 3 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD299023 Pete Kinsella
9 May 2017 Small Copper 2 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD299023 Pete Kinsella First of year here. 3308.jpeg
9 May 2017 Small Heath 2 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD299023 Pete Kinsella 3307.jpeg
9 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD299023 Pete Kinsella
9 May 2017 Wall Brown 6 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD299023 Pete Kinsella 3306.jpeg
8 May 2017 Small Heath 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD295108 Chris Ambrose
8 May 2017 Red Admiral 1 Near K Steels Rawtenstall, Rossendale SD801227 John Hallsworth
8 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 3 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Speckled Wood 3 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Speckled Yellow 2 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Warton Crag Warton SD496725 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 13 Warton Crag Warton SD496725 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Peacock 1 Warton Crag Warton SD496725 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 19 Warton Crag Warton SD496725 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Small Heath 2 Warton Crag Warton SD496725 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Speckled Yellow 3 Warton Crag Warton SD496725 Karen Bullimore
8 May 2017 Brimstone 5 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Pete Kinsella
8 May 2017 Comma 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Pete Kinsella 3281.jpeg
8 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Pete Kinsella 3284.jpeg
8 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 2 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Pete Kinsella 3279.jpeg
8 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 4 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Pete Kinsella 3282.jpeg
8 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482774 Pete Kinsella 3283.jpeg
7 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Formby Point Formby SD279077 Alex and Shelagh Parsons
7 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 18 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD496725 Chris Winnick 17oC bright sun
7 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 1 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD496725 Chris Winnick 17oC bright sun
7 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD496725 Chris Winnick 17oC bright sun
7 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD496725 Chris Winnick 17oC bright sun
7 May 2017 Large White 2 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD496725 Chris Winnick 17oC bright sun
7 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD496725 Chris Winnick 17oC bright sun
7 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 16 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD496725 Chris Winnick 17oC bright sun
7 May 2017 Speckled Wood 3 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD496725 Chris Winnick 17oC bright sun
7 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 3 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482776 G Ashworth With S. Allen.
7 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 2 Gaitbarrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD482776 G Ashworth
7 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 1 Ashendean Clough Clitheroe SD775395 J Fenton
7 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 1 Ashendean Clough Clitheroe SD778399 J Fenton
7 May 2017 Green-veined White 3 Ashendean Clough Clitheroe SD775395 J Fenton
7 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Ashendean Clough Clitheroe SD775395 J Fenton m
7 May 2017 Small White 1 Queen Street Clitheroe SD731417 J Fenton
7 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Worsley Mesnes Wigan SD57030327 John Gibson First HB of 2017
7 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Worsley Mesnes Wigan SD57030327 John Gibson
7 May 2017 Brimstone 2 Fletcher Moss Park Manchester SJ8490 John Smith
7 May 2017 Orange-tip 4 Fletcher Moss Park Manchester SJ8490 John Smith All males
7 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Fletcher Moss Park Manchester SJ8490 John Smith
7 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Fletcher Moss Park Manchester SJ8490 John Smith
7 May 2017 Brimstone 9 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington Mainly female
7 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 10 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
7 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 14 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
7 May 2017 Green-veined White 3 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
7 May 2017 Orange-tip 7 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
7 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 18 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington Correction 7th May
7 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 18 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
7 May 2017 Small White 2 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
7 May 2017 Speckled Wood 3 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
7 May 2017 Green-veined White 10 Jubilee Walk Southport SD447187 Maria Pilling
7 May 2017 Orange-tip 4 Jubilee Walk Southport SD447187 Maria Pilling
7 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Jubilee Walk Southport SD447187 Maria Pilling Both were in poor Condition
7 May 2017 Small White 5 Jubilee Walk Southport SD447187 Maria Pilling
7 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 2 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale SD483777 Mike Gregory Showing well in the cordoned off areas
5 May 2017 Green-veined White 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
5 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
5 May 2017 Red Admiral 1 Allotment Accrington SD756295 C Atherton and G McMullan
5 May 2017 Green-veined White 12 Coppice Accrington SD769290 C Atherton and G McMullan
5 May 2017 Large White 6 Coppice Accrington SD769290 C Atherton and G McMullan
5 May 2017 Orange-tip 15 Coppice Accrington SD769290 C Atherton and G McMullan 13 male, 2 female
5 May 2017 Peacock 15 Coppice Accrington SD769290 C Atherton and G McMullan
5 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 8 Coppice Accrington SD769290 C Atherton and G McMullan
5 May 2017 Small White 2 Coppice Accrington SD769290 C Atherton and G McMullan
5 May 2017 Speckled Wood 7 Coppice Accrington SD769290 C Atherton and G McMullan
5 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 2 Hameldon Common Hapton SD784302 C Atherton and G McMullan First sighting at this location. On bilberry. 2.30pm 3247.jpeg
5 May 2017 Large White 1 Hameldon Common Hapton SD784302 C Atherton and G McMullan
5 May 2017 Orange-tip 3 Hameldon Common Hapton SD784302 C Atherton and G McMullan 2 male, 1 female
5 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 4 Overtown Lane, Norden Norden /Rochdale SD849154 G Ashworth
5 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Overtown Lane, Norden Norden /Rochdale SD849154 G Ashworth 1 Male
5 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Overtown Lane, Norden Norden /Rochdale SD849154 G Ashworth
5 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 35 Upper Birchen Holts Naden Valley Norden /Rochdale SD843175 G Ashworth 3215.jpeg
5 May 2017 Green-veined White 1 Upper Birchen Holts Naden Valley Norden /Rochdale SD843175 G Ashworth
5 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Clitheroe Clitheroe SD743422 J Fenton
5 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Low Moor Clitheroe SD731417 J Fenton
5 May 2017 Large White 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
5 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
5 May 2017 Peacock 3 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
5 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington Correction 5th May
5 May 2017 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
5 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
5 May 2017 Small White 10 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
5 May 2017 Speckled Wood 4 Warton Crag Carnforth SD499704 Linda & Arthur Pennington
5 May 2017 Green-veined White 20 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling Lots of GVW I saw a mating pair
5 May 2017 Holly Blue 7 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling The Butterflies very rarely landed to busy flying
5 May 2017 Duke of Burgundy 1 Gaitbarrow Silverdale SD483777 Mike Gregory
5 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Hightown Blundellsands/Hightown SD296026 Pete Kinsella 3207.jpeg
5 May 2017 Orange-tip 3 Hightown Blundellsands/Hightown SD296026 Pete Kinsella 3206.jpeg
5 May 2017 Peacock 3 Hightown Blundellsands/Hightown SD296026 Pete Kinsella
5 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Hightown Blundellsands/Hightown SD296026 Pete Kinsella
5 May 2017 Wall Brown 1 Hightown Blundellsands/Hightown SD296026 Pete Kinsella First of year here 3205.jpeg
5 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 My garden at Broadhalgh Rochdale SD872127 Richard Greenwood Plenty of Holly and Ivy in the garden
5 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 RSPB Marshide Southport SD351202 Steve Graham Mating
5 May 2017 Large White 1 RSPB Marshide Southport SD351202 Steve Graham
5 May 2017 Peacock 1 RSPB Marshide Southport SD351202 Steve Graham
5 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 3 RSPB Marshide Southport SD351202 Steve Graham
5 May 2017 Wall Brown 1 RSPB Marshide Southport SD351202 Steve Graham NB: The records for RSPB Marshside should have read 4th May not (...)
5 May 2017 Wall Brown 1 RSPB Marshide Southport SD351202 Steve Graham NB: The records for RSPB Marshside should have read 4th May not (...)
5 May 2017 Wall Brown 1 RSPB Marshide Southport SD351202 Steve Graham My earliest ever in very windy conditions!
5 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 2 Warton Crag Warton SD494725 Tom Dunbar
5 May 2017 Peacock 3 Warton Crag Warton SD494725 Tom Dunbar
5 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 11 Warton Crag Warton SD494725 Tom Dunbar 1st sighting 8.10 am; 2nd 8.50 am; 25 deg on bracken litter
4 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
4 May 2017 Green-veined White 9 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton
4 May 2017 Large White 2 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton
4 May 2017 Orange-tip 15 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton Male
4 May 2017 Orange-tip 2 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton Female
4 May 2017 Peacock 4 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton
4 May 2017 Speckled Wood 10 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton
4 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Myers Allotment Silverdale SD473750 Ian Tallon 10.15 - 10.45 am
4 May 2017 Brimstone 1 Myers Allotment Silverdale SD473750 Ian Tallon 10.15 - 10.45 am
4 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Myers Allotment Silverdale SD473750 Ian Tallon 10.15 - 10.45 am
4 May 2017 Orange-tip 5 Myers Allotment Silverdale SD473750 Ian Tallon 10.15 - 10.45 am
4 May 2017 Peacock 1 Myers Allotment Silverdale SD473750 Ian Tallon 10.15 - 10.45 am
4 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 3 Ashendean Clough Clitheroe SD784399 J Fenton
4 May 2017 Dingy Skipper 9 Wharton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Les Price
4 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 5 Wharton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Les Price
4 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 6 Wharton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Les Price
4 May 2017 Small Heath 1 Wharton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Les Price
4 May 2017 Speckled Yellow 1 Wharton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Les Price
4 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Wyre CP Fleet Wood SD340470 Maria Pilling Very Windy but lovely in the sheltered parts.
4 May 2017 Orange-tip 4 Wyre CP Fleet Wood SD340470 Maria Pilling Very Windy but lovely in the sheltered parts
4 May 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Wyre CP Fleet Wood SD340470 Maria Pilling Very Windy but lovely in the sheltered parts. Both butterflies a (...)
4 May 2017 Small White 7 Wyre CP Fleet Wood SD340470 Maria Pilling Very Windy but lovely in the sheltered parts.
4 May 2017 Speckled Wood 8 Wyre CP Fleet Wood SD340470 Maria Pilling Very Windy but lovely in the sheltered parts.
4 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 7 Warton Crag Warton SD495725 Mike Gregory All seen on lower south slopes in v windy conditions 5-6pm. All (...)
3 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
3 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
3 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 9 Lady Lees area Upper Nadeen Valley Norden/ Rochdale SD850169 G Ashworth 3133.jpeg
3 May 2017 Green-veined White 4 Lady Lees area Upper Nadeen Valley Norden/ Rochdale SD850169 G Ashworth 3131.jpeg
3 May 2017 Green-veined White 4 Lady Lees area Upper Nadeen Valley Norden/ Rochdale SD850169 G Ashworth 3132.jpeg
3 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Lady Lees area Upper Nadeen Valley Norden/ Rochdale SD850169 G Ashworth
3 May 2017 Brimstone 6 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 May 2017 Comma 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 2 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 May 2017 Green-veined White 4 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 May 2017 Orange-tip 6 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 May 2017 Peacock 4 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 14 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
3 May 2017 Speckled Yellow 2 Warton Crag Carnforth SD495725 Sue and Finn Bugge
2 May 2017 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD494724 Andy Wilby Both nectaring: bugle and birds foot trefoil. First I've seen (...) 3101.jpeg
2 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Garden at home Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Basking on limestone chippings
2 May 2017 Orange-tip 1 Garden at home Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell flying male
2 May 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Garden at home Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Basking. on potatoe leaves
2 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Wasteland Huncoat SD773308 C Atherton
2 May 2017 Orange-tip 3 Wasteland Huncoat SD773308 C Atherton Male
2 May 2017 Orange-tip 2 Wasteland Huncoat SD773308 C Atherton Female
2 May 2017 Peacock 3 Wasteland Huncoat SD773308 C Atherton
2 May 2017 Speckled Wood 4 Wasteland Huncoat SD773308 C Atherton
2 May 2017 Comma 1 Prettywood Heywood SD830107 G Ashworth
2 May 2017 Orange-tip 2 Prettywood Heywood SD830107 G Ashworth
2 May 2017 Peacock 5 Prettywood Heywood SD830107 G Ashworth
2 May 2017 Speckled Wood 3 Prettywood Heywood SD830107 G Ashworth
2 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Holly and ivy hedgerow Poulton Le Fyld SD349395 J & C Ferguson
2 May 2017 Brimstone 4 Gatebarrows Silverdale SP563733 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby 2 males deep yellow 2 pale yellow females Flying in the (...)
2 May 2017 Comma 2 Gatebarrows Silverdale SP563733 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby 2 on limestone rocks by Primroses and violets Large peacock (...)
2 May 2017 Orange-tip 4 Gatebarrows Silverdale SP563733 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby One on the the path as you walk down to the meadows . Second (...)
2 May 2017 Peacock 8 Gatebarrows Silverdale SP563733 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Seen through out the reserve on a sunny warm afternoon.
2 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Gatebarrows Silverdale SP563733 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby On the the path as you walk down to the meadows around the (...)
2 May 2017 Peacock 4 Yealand allotments Silverdale SP563733 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Basking in afternoon sun on dried up farm track
2 May 2017 Peacock 1 Cork Road, Allotments Lancaster SD487606 Martin Wain
2 May 2017 Holly Blue 1 Lancaster Central Lancaster SD472616 Martin Wain On the railway bridge
2 May 2017 Emperor Moth 20 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD296031 Pete Kinsella
2 May 2017 Green-veined White 2 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD296031 Pete Kinsella
2 May 2017 Orange-tip 3 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD296031 Pete Kinsella
2 May 2017 Peacock 8 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD296031 Pete Kinsella
2 May 2017 Small White 1 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD296031 Pete Kinsella
2 May 2017 Speckled Wood 2 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD296031 Pete Kinsella
1 May 2017 Orange-tip 2 Freeman's Pool Lancaster SD456615 Barrie Cooper
1 May 2017 Green Hairstreak 9 Calf Hey Reservoir Haslingden SD764230 C Atherton 3pm. On bilberry
1 May 2017 Green-veined White 5 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling
1 May 2017 Large White 2 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling
1 May 2017 Small White 15 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling
1 May 2017 Small White 15 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling
1 May 2017 Speckled Wood 10 Hall Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD659060 Maria Pilling
1 May 2017 Large White 2 Laneshawbridge Laneshawbridge SD92294069 Peter Macro flying across garden