Lancashire Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
21 May 2022 Green-veined White 5 Fishmoor Reservoir Blackburn SD700258 John Wright
21 May 2022 Orange-tip 5 Fishmoor Reservoir Blackburn SD700258 John Wright
21 May 2022 Peacock 1 Fishmoor Reservoir Blackburn SD700258 John Wright
21 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Fishmoor Reservoir Blackburn SD700258 John Wright
21 May 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Fishmoor Reservoir Blackburn SD700258 John Wright
21 May 2022 Speckled Wood 4 Fishmoor Reservoir Blackburn SD700258 John Wright
19 May 2022 Green-veined White 3 Jack Keys Reservoir Darwen SD703204 John Wright
19 May 2022 Orange-tip 3 Jack Keys Reservoir Darwen SD703204 John Wright
19 May 2022 Peacock 1 Jack Keys Reservoir Darwen SD703204 John Wright
19 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Jack Keys Reservoir Darwen SD703204 John Wright 16678.jpeg
19 May 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Jack Keys Reservoir Darwen SD703204 John Wright
19 May 2022 Speckled Wood 2 Jack Keys Reservoir Darwen SD703204 John Wright
18 May 2022 Red Admiral 1 Clough Bottom Reservoir ROSSENDALE SD843267 MAUREEN HALLSWORTH
18 May 2022 Small Copper 2 Clough Bottom Reservoir ROSSENDALE SD843267 MAUREEN HALLSWORTH
18 May 2022 Duke of Burgundy 3 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484774 Sue Brindle Pair mating 16670.jpeg
17 May 2022 Green-veined White 5 Entwistle reservoir Darwen SD709177 John Wright
17 May 2022 Orange-tip 5 Entwistle reservoir Darwen SD709177 John Wright 16672.jpeg
17 May 2022 Peacock 2 Entwistle reservoir Darwen SD709177 John Wright
17 May 2022 Small Heath 2 Entwistle reservoir Darwen SD709177 John Wright
17 May 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Entwistle reservoir Darwen SD709177 John Wright
17 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 Grassendale Liverpool SJ391849 Richard Ghorbal
17 May 2022 Green-veined White 1 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ417827 Richard Ghorbal 16664.jpeg
17 May 2022 Orange-tip 3 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ417827 Richard Ghorbal
17 May 2022 Peacock 1 Speke Hall N.T. Liverpool SJ420830 Richard Ghorbal
17 May 2022 Small Copper 8 Speke Hall N.T. Liverpool SJ421830 Richard Ghorbal 16663.jpeg
17 May 2022 Large White 1 Pole lane Darwen SD704214 Stephen hollinrake Male
17 May 2022 Wall Brown 1 Pole lane Darwen SD704214 Stephen hollinrake
15 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Sefton park Liverpool SJ3888 Alan Mcglynn
15 May 2022 Common Blue 5 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
15 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
15 May 2022 Small Heath 2 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
15 May 2022 Small White 3 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
15 May 2022 Speckled Wood 2 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
15 May 2022 Brimstone 2 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull & breezy. ...almost all seen were disturbed by (...)
15 May 2022 Brimstone 2 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull & breezy. ...almost all seen were disturbed by (...)
15 May 2022 Common Blue 4 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull. All male.
15 May 2022 Dingy Skipper 7 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull
15 May 2022 Green Hairstreak 3 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull. My first of year.
15 May 2022 Green-veined White 1 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull.
15 May 2022 Orange-tip 1 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull.
15 May 2022 Pyrausta aurata 40 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick
15 May 2022 Red Admiral 1 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull. My first of year.
15 May 2022 Small Heath 6 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull & breezy. Almost all disturbed by walking.
15 May 2022 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 3 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull & breezy. Almost all disturbed by walking.
15 May 2022 Speckled Wood 3 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick 18oC but dull.
15 May 2022 Speckled Yellow 2 Warton Crag Warton SD493724 Chris Winnick
15 May 2022 Orange-tip 5 Greendale Wood Grindleton, Clitheroe OL41755457 John Fletcher
15 May 2022 Red Admiral 1 Greendale Wood Grindleton, Clitheroe OL41755457 John Fletcher
15 May 2022 Wall Brown 1 Lee Green Red High halstead SD87913371 Nigel & Liz Berry Resting on surrounding res wall during warm sunshine 1530
14 May 2022 Brimstone 6 Barlow Tip Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Green-veined White 1 Barlow Tip Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Orange-tip 4 Barlow Tip Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Small White 1 Barlow Tip Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Speckled Wood 2 Barlow Tip Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Green-veined White 1 Mersey Footpath Chorlton Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 Mersey Footpath Chorlton Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Orange-tip 1 Mersey Footpath Chorlton Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Small White 1 Mersey Footpath Chorlton Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Mersey Footpath Chorlton Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
14 May 2022 Holly Blue 2 Sale Water Park Manchester SJ7993 John Smith
14 May 2022 Orange-tip 4 Sale Water Park Manchester SJ7993 John Smith
14 May 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Sale Water Park Manchester SJ7993 John Smith
14 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 West Didsbury Manchester SJ835920 John Smith
14 May 2022 Duke of Burgundy 6 Gait Barrows NNR Yealand Storrs SD483775 Simon Fenner
14 May 2022 Green Hairstreak 10 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD493724 Simon Fenner 16625.jpeg
14 May 2022 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD493724 Simon Fenner 16624.jpeg
14 May 2022 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 Warton Crag LNR Warton SD493724 Simon Fenner Some worn PBFs around, but a couple of fresh specimens with (...) 16623.jpeg
14 May 2022 Brimstone 1 Grane Reservoirs, Haslingden Haslingden Grane SD752231 Stephen hollinrake
13 May 2022 Small White 1 Wigan Flashes Wigan SD583033 Alison Brown
13 May 2022 Common Blue 3 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
13 May 2022 Holly Blue 2 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
13 May 2022 Orange-tip 1 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
13 May 2022 Small Copper 2 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
13 May 2022 Small White 1 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
13 May 2022 Speckled Wood 2 Clifton Dunes Lytham St Annes SD336279 Ashley Anderton
13 May 2022 Large White 1 Grassendale Liverpool SJ391849 Richard Ghorbal In my garden 16614.jpeg
13 May 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Otterspool Liverpool SJ382852 Richard Ghorbal 16613.jpeg
13 May 2022 Green-veined White 1 Riverside Park Meadow Liverpool SJ382853 Richard Ghorbal
13 May 2022 Holly Blue 3 Riverside Park Meadow Liverpool SJ382853 Richard Ghorbal
13 May 2022 Orange-tip 1 Riverside Park Meadow Liverpool SJ383853 Richard Ghorbal Male 16609.jpeg
13 May 2022 Speckled Wood 2 Riverside Park Meadow Liverpool SJ382853 Richard Ghorbal 16610.jpeg
12 May 2022 Green Hairstreak 2 Turton Moor Bolton SD7115 Chris White
12 May 2022 Orange-tip 10 Turton Moor Bolton SD7115 Chris White
12 May 2022 Orange-tip 1 Turton Moor Bolton SD7115 Chris White On cuckoo flower
12 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Turton Moor Bolton SD7115 Chris White
12 May 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Turton Moor Bolton SD7115 Chris White
12 May 2022 Wall Brown 1 Turton Moor Bolton SD7115 Chris White
11 May 2022 Common Blue 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor At least one
11 May 2022 Dark Green Fritillary 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Dark Green Fritillary 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Green-veined White 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Large White 4 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Orange-tip 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Peacock 3 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Small White 3 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
11 May 2022 Speckled Wood 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor
10 May 2022 Peacock 3 Lunt Meadows NR Lunt, Merseyside SD347023 Jack t
10 May 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Lunt Meadows NR Lunt, Merseyside SD347023 Jack t
10 May 2022 Small White 2 Lunt Meadows NR Lunt, Merseyside SD347023 Jack t several other whites not I.D.
10 May 2022 Holly Blue 3 Garden Ainsdale, Southport SD315122 Jack Taylor one very fresh female, all seen at same time
10 May 2022 Small White 2 Garden Ainsdale, Southport SD315122 Jack Taylor
10 May 2022 Large White 3 Lunt Meadows NR Lunt, Merseyside SD347023 Jack Taylor
10 May 2022 Orange-tip 1 Lunt Meadows NR Lunt, Merseyside SD347023 Jack Taylor female
10 May 2022 Small Copper 1 Lunt Meadows NR Lunt, Merseyside SD347023 Jack Taylor
10 May 2022 Common Blue 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297026 Pete Kinsella
10 May 2022 Flame Carpet 1 Garden Lancaster SD4858561963 Richard Evans 16571.jpeg
10 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ417827 Richard Ghorbal In a tree! 16562.jpeg
10 May 2022 Orange-tip 3 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ417827 Richard Ghorbal
10 May 2022 Small Copper 12 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ416827 Richard Ghorbal Several with ‘caeruleo-punctata’ aberration. 16559.jpeg
10 May 2022 Speckled Wood 2 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ417827 Richard Ghorbal 16561.jpeg
9 May 2022 Brimstone 3 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Diane Rhodes
9 May 2022 Duke of Burgundy 3 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Diane Rhodes In cordonned off area
9 May 2022 Holly Blue 2 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Diane Rhodes
9 May 2022 Dingy Skipper 1 Warton Crag Warton Carnforth SD492724 Diane Rhodes
9 May 2022 Green Hairstreak 1 Warton Crag Warton Carnforth SD492724 Diane Rhodes
9 May 2022 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 Warton Crag Warton Carnforth SD492724 Diane Rhodes
9 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 Vernon Park Stockport SJ9090 John Smith
9 May 2022 Orange-tip 2 Woodbank Memorial Park Stockport SJ9190 John Smith
9 May 2022 Green-veined White 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD296022 Pete Kinsella
9 May 2022 Wall Brown 6 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD296022 Pete Kinsella
8 May 2022 Brimstone 1 Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD4158 Alan Wilson
8 May 2022 Green-veined White 2 Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD4158 Alan Wilson 16525.jpeg
8 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD4158 Alan Wilson 16526.jpeg
8 May 2022 Orange-tip 6 Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD4158 Alan Wilson 16527.jpeg
8 May 2022 Small White 8 Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD4158 Alan Wilson
8 May 2022 Speckled Wood 3 Middleton Nature Reserve Heysham SD4158 Alan Wilson 16529.jpeg
8 May 2022 Brimstone 15 Wigan Flashes WIGAN SD584033 Alison Brown The most I have ever seen at this site at this time of year
8 May 2022 Common Blue 1 Wigan Flashes WIGAN SD583033 Alison Brown Male
8 May 2022 Green-veined White 5 Wigan Flashes WIGAN SD584033 Alison Brown
8 May 2022 Orange-tip 11 Wigan Flashes WIGAN SD584033 Alison Brown The most I have ever seen at this site at this time of year
8 May 2022 Peacock 2 Wigan Flashes WIGAN SD584033 Alison Brown
8 May 2022 Speckled Wood 2 Wigan Flashes WIGAN SD582032 Alison Brown
8 May 2022 Brimstone 10 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Mike Gregory 20 degrees, sunny. Numerous
8 May 2022 Comma 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Mike Gregory 20 degrees, sunny.
8 May 2022 Duke of Burgundy 4 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Mike Gregory 20 degrees, sunny. 16532.jpeg
8 May 2022 Green-veined White 2 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Mike Gregory 20 degrees, sunny.
8 May 2022 Holly Blue 4 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Mike Gregory 20 degrees, sunny.
8 May 2022 Orange-tip 4 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Mike Gregory 20 degrees, sunny.
8 May 2022 Peacock 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 Mike Gregory 20 degrees, sunny.
8 May 2022 Brimstone 4 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484774 Peter Crooks 3 males, 1 female
8 May 2022 Duke of Burgundy 3 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484774 Peter Crooks In the usual taped off area.
8 May 2022 Duke of Burgundy 3 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484774 Peter Crooks One of the three widely spaced individuals from this morning. 16523.jpeg
8 May 2022 Orange-tip 4 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484774 Peter Crooks 2 males, 2 females
8 May 2022 Peacock 1 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484774 Peter Crooks Worn individual
8 May 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Gait Barrows Silverdale SD484774 Peter Crooks
7 May 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Aldi Breightmet SD74810946 Chris In bush on car park 16510.jpeg
7 May 2022 Brimstone 1 Arnside Arnside SD464761 Chris White
7 May 2022 Green-veined White 1 Arnside Arnside SD464761 Chris White
7 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 Arnside Arnside SD448783 Chris White
7 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 Arnside Arnside SD448783 Chris White
7 May 2022 Orange-tip 2 Arnside Arnside SD448765 Chris White
7 May 2022 Comma 1 Grassendale Liverpool SJ391849 Richard Ghorbal 16509.jpeg
7 May 2022 Holly Blue 2 Grassendale Liverpool SJ396855 Richard Ghorbal Male 16508.jpeg
7 May 2022 Green-veined White 4 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
7 May 2022 Holly Blue 4 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
7 May 2022 Large White 1 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham Been scarce so far.
7 May 2022 Orange-tip 8 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
7 May 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
7 May 2022 Small White 2 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
6 May 2022 Duke of Burgundy 4 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD484774 C Atherton and G McMullan 16584.jpeg
6 May 2022 Brimstone 1 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham Male, first site record.
6 May 2022 Holly Blue 3 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
6 May 2022 Orange-tip 4 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
6 May 2022 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
6 May 2022 Speckled Wood 1 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steve Graham
5 May 2022 Wall Brown 1 Martin Mere Reed Bed Walk Burscough SD417136 Jimmy Parker 16506.jpeg
5 May 2022 Large White 12 Cockersand Thurnham SD456561 Pete Woodruff
5 May 2022 Peacock 1 Cockersand Thurnham SD456561 Pete Woodruff
5 May 2022 Green-veined White 1 Conder Green Thurnham SD456561 Pete Woodruff
5 May 2022 Orange-tip 1 Conder Green Thurnham SD456561 Pete Woodruff
3 May 2022 Green-veined White 2 Cockersand Abbey Cockersand SD428542 Pete Woodruff
2 May 2022 Holly Blue 1 Back garden Ormskirk SD678921 B Jones
2 May 2022 Wall Brown 2 Birkdale Dunes Birkdale SD303143 Jimmy Parker