Lancashire Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
25 Mar 2020 Brimstone 1 MARTON MERE Blackpool Lancs. SD327355 Peter Smith male
25 Mar 2020 Brimstone 1 MARTON MERE Blackpool Lancs. SD327355 Peter Smith male
26 Mar 2020 Brimstone 1 Garden St Annes SD34112898 Peter howarth
25 Mar 2020 Brimstone 3 Garden. Blackpool SD34213456 Frank Bird 2 male, 1 fem
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 4 Garden. Blackpool SD34213456 Frank Bird
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Garden. Blackpool SD34213456 Frank Bird
25 Mar 2020 Small White 1 Garden. Blackpool SD34213456 Frank Bird
16 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Garden Blackpool SD34213456 Frank Bird
13 Mar 2020 Brimstone 1 Garden Blackpool SD34213456 Frank Bird
13 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Garden Blackpool SD34213456 Frank Bird
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 7 Church scar Lytham SD35162666 ASHLEY ANDERTON
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 14 Church scar Lytham SD35162666 ASHLEY ANDERTON
19 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Back garden Poulton-le-Fylde SD355389 Barry Dyson Nectaring on Lesser celandine
25 Mar 2020 Brimstone 1 Garden Ormskirk SD403074 Kath. Holding
22 Mar 2020 Speckled Wood 1 Inside Window Ormskirk SD403074 Kath. Holding Unusual, found inside this Morning.
25 Mar 2020 Comma 2 Back Garden Ormskirk. SD40760886 BJones
24 Mar 2020 Brimstone 1 Front garden Ormskirk SD40760886 BJones
24 Mar 2020 Peacock 2 Front garden Ormskirk SD40760886 BJones
6 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Front Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 BJones First butterfly of the year
5 Mar 2020 Brimstone 1 Heysham Moss Heysham SD424603 Steve Ryder One male. First of the year here
26 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 near Freeman's Wood Lancaster SD457612 Ian Love
25 Mar 2020 Brimstone 2 Freeman's Wood Lancaster SD458613 Barrie Cooper
25 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Aldcliffe - Stodday Lancaster SD459605 Barrie Cooper Pristine condition
25 Mar 2020 Brimstone 2 Garden SILVERDALE SD463755 Sue Brindle 1fema1e, 1male
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Garden SILVERDALE SD463755 Sue Brindle 1fema1e, 1male
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden SILVERDALE SD463755 Sue Brindle
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 near Pony Wood Lancaster SD46836041 Ian Love
5 Mar 2020 Red Admiral 1 Green Ayre, Lancaster Lancaster SD4799062262 Richard Evans 11146.jpeg
22 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Trowbarrow LNR SILVERDALE SD480758 Brian and Lindsey Snell
19 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Borrowdale Road Lancaster SD484619 Richard Evans Nectaring on aubretia in a front garden.
26 Mar 2020 Brimstone 1 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD485620 Richard Evans Male
26 Mar 2020 Peacock 7 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD485620 Richard Evans
26 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 27 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD485620 Richard Evans Tussling, spiralling and sparing all over the field.
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD485620 Richard Evans
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 12 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD485620 Richard Evans Min count!
22 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD485620 Richard Evans
19 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD485620 Richard Evans 11159.jpeg
26 Mar 2020 Peacock 2 Garden Lancaster SD486604 Pete Woodruff
26 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Lancaster SD486604 Pete Woodruff
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Garden Lancaster SD486604 Pete Woodruff My first identifiable butterfly of 2020
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Esthwaite Gardens community orchard Lancaster SD4873962169 Richard Evans
26 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Highfield Lancaster SD4879861613 Richard Evans
26 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 10 Highfield Lancaster SD4879861613 Richard Evans
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 5 LRGS playing fields Lancaster SD4893262048 Richard Evans
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 3 LRGS playing fields Lancaster SD4893262048 Richard Evans
26 Mar 2020 Peacock 4 Central Lancaster High School Lancaster SD4898462385 Richard Evans
26 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 17 Central Lancaster High School Lancaster SD4898462385 Richard Evans All along Newton Beck side of playing fields.
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Central Lancaster High School Lancaster SD4898462385 Richard Evans
20 Mar 2020 Brimstone 3 Yealand Hall Allotment SILVERDALE SD490764 Sue Brindle
20 Mar 2020 Comma 3 Yealand Hall Allotment SILVERDALE SD490764 Sue Brindle
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Claver Hill Lancaster SD4909262495 Richard Evans
26 Mar 2020 Peacock 4 Lancaster Cemetery Lancaster SD4914561853 Richard Evans
22 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Lancaster Cemetery Lancaster SD4914561853 Richard Evans
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 2 Denny Beck Lancaster SD5029964328 Richard Evans
27 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Haslam Park Preston SD516309 Martin Jump Male,first of year,don`t know how early this is,seems very early (...)
27 Mar 2020 Orange-tip 1 Haslam Park Preston SD516309 Martin Jump Male,first of year,don`t know how early this is,seems very early (...)
27 Mar 2020 Red Admiral 1 Haslam Park Preston SD516309 Martin Jump Male,first of year,don`t know how early this is,seems very early (...)
27 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Haslam Park Preston SD516309 Martin Jump Male,first of year,don`t know how early this is,seems very early (...)
6 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Neighbours garage Westhoughton SD652058 Maria Pilling I saw the Butterfly in my Neighbours Garage 11149.jpeg
27 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 MY Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling not many today 11262.jpeg
27 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 3 MY Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling not many today and these three just whizzed through
26 Mar 2020 Peacock 3 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling Again Not as many today most were in flight 11243.jpeg
26 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 4 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling Not as many today most were in flight 11242.jpeg
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 10 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling I was amazed to see so many, it really a good day 11241.jpeg
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 8 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling I was amazed to see so many, the warmer weather brought them (...) 11240.jpeg
25 Mar 2020 Small White 1 My Garden Westhoughton SD656065 Maria Pilling I didn't get a shot of it as it flew off
25 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Hall-Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD661055 Maria Pilling
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 6 Hall-Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD661055 Maria Pilling 11239.jpeg
22 Mar 2020 Comma 3 Hall-Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD661055 Maria Pilling 11169.jpeg
22 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Hall-Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD661055 Maria Pilling 11170.jpeg
23 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Brockhall Village Old Langho SD702366 Jane Jones 11176.jpeg
26 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Brockhall Village Old Langho SD702367 Jane Jones
26 Mar 2020 Comma 2 Harwood Bolton SD742116 Janice Sutton 11244.jpeg
24 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Harwood Bolton SD742116 Janice Sutton 11177.jpeg
24 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Harwood Bolton SD742116 Janice Sutton
24 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Harwood Bolton SD742116 Janice Sutton
13 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Matalan brownfield site Accrington SD753287 Chris Atherton First butterfly of the year 11162.jpeg
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 5 Greendale Wood Grindleton, Clitheroe SD757456 John Fletcher
27 Mar 2020 Comma 2 Ewood Bridge Helmshore SD796205 Stephen hollinrake
27 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 12 Ewood Bridge Helmshore SD796205 Stephen hollinrake
25 Mar 2020 Brimstone 2 Ewood Bridge Sewage Works Helmshore SD796205 Stephen hollinrake
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 15 Ewood Bridge Sewage Works Helmshore SD796205 Stephen hollinrake These sightings were by my dad 15 plus
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 15 Ewood Bridge Sewage Works Helmshore SD796205 Stephen hollinrake These sightings were by my dad 15 plus
5 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Sunning on the ground BURY SD80461079 George Michael Horwood
25 Mar 2020 Comma 3 SW Gristlehurst Wood Meadows Heywood SD847114 Gavin Ashworth 11213.jpeg
25 Mar 2020 Comma 3 SW Gristlehurst Wood Meadows Heywood SD847114 Gavin Ashworth
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 7 SW Gristlehurst Wood Meadows Heywood SD847114 Gavin Ashworth
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 57 SW Gristlehurst Wood Meadows Heywood SD847114 Gavin Ashworth Late afternoon --full sun 11212.jpeg
23 Mar 2020 Orange Underwing 2 Dobb Wood ( west side) Meadows Heywood SD851125 Gavin Ashworth Flying over Silver Birch, and on Willow Catkins
16 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Angel Meadow Heywood SD852105 Gavin Ashworth
25 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Roch street Rochdale SD909142 Stephen hollinrake
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 20 Roch street Rochdale SD909142 Stephen hollinrake On building site steady throughout the day even dog fights (...)
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 10 Roch street Rochdale SD909142 Stephen hollinrake On building site steady throughout the day
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Laneshawbridge Colne Lancashire SD915407 Peter Macro all in good condition
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Laneshawbridge Colne Lancashire SD915407 Peter Macro all in good condition
25 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Alexandra Park Crosby SJ315995 Pete Kinsella
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 2 Alexandra Park Crosby SJ315995 Pete Kinsella
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Alexandra Park Crosby SJ315995 Pete Kinsella
25 Mar 2020 Speckled Wood 1 Alexandra Park Crosby SJ315995 Pete Kinsella
23 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Alexandra Park Crosby SJ315995 Pete Kinsella
14 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Alexandra Park Crosby SJ315995 Pete Kinsella
24 Mar 2020 Comma 2 Crosby Village Crosby SJ318998 Pete Kinsella
24 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Crosby Village Crosby SJ318998 Pete Kinsella
22 Mar 2020 Comma 2 Barlow Tip Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
22 Mar 2020 Peacock 3 Barlow Tip Manchester SJ8192 John Smith
23 Mar 2020 Brimstone 3 Chorlton Water Park Manchester SJ818919 Ian Hillier
23 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Chorlton Water Park Manchester SJ818919 Ian Hillier
24 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Hough End Clough Manchester SJ833935 John Smith
7 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Fletcher Moss Gardens Manchester SJ8490 John Smith
26 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Withington Manchester SJ8493 John Smith
26 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 14 River Mersey Didsbury, Manchester SJ842902 Nicholas Turner 11231.jpeg
25 Mar 2020 Comma 3 River Mersey Didsbury, Manchester SJ842902 Nicholas Turner 11233.jpeg
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 12 River Mersey Didsbury, Manchester SJ842902 Nicholas Turner 11232.jpeg
25 Mar 2020 Small White 2 River Mersey Didsbury, Manchester SJ842902 Nicholas Turner
25 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ851917 Ian Hillier
25 Mar 2020 Peacock 1 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ851917 Ian Hillier
25 Mar 2020 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ851917 Ian Hillier
8 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Didsbury Manchester SJ853907 Nicholas Turner Basking in the sun - temperature 12 degrees centrigrade. 11153.jpeg
26 Mar 2020 Comma 1 Ladybarn Park Manchester SJ860927 John Smith