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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
27 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 11 SW Gristlehurst Wood Meadows Heywood SD847115 G Ashworth
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 8 my garden in Longton Longton SD474250 Bob crawford Some very bedraggled, but lots around garden all day
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 8 S W Gristlehurst Wood area Heywood SD847115 G Ashworth
26 Mar 2017 Peacock 7 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD480775 Linda & Arthur Pennington
27 Mar 2017 Peacock 5 Mere Sands Woods Southport SD459121 Maria Pilling They looked very fresh 2868.jpeg
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Dobb Wood ( west side) Meadows Heywood SD851124 G Ashworth
23 Mar 2017 Comma 5 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD481775 Sue and Finn Bugge
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 4 My garden garstang Garstang SD4838345163 KathArmstrong 4. Two flying around. Two landed in the warm garden
26 Mar 2017 Comma 4 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD480775 Linda & Arthur Pennington
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Quay Lancaster SD459617 Linda Hartford
24 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Cockersand Cockersand SD4353 Pete Woodruff
24 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Cockersand Cockersand SD4253 Pete Woodruff
28 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale SD480768 Chris Winnick Bright sun,14 degrees
27 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Next to Matalan Accrington SD753288 C Atherton
27 Mar 2017 Comma 3 SW Gristlehurst Wood Meadows Heywood SD847115 G Ashworth
27 Mar 2017 Peacock 3 SW Gristlehurst Wood Meadows Heywood SD847115 G Ashworth
26 Mar 2017 Comma 3 Hall-Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD660056 Maria Pilling my first of the season
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Hall-Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD660056 Maria Pilling my first of the season
25 Mar 2017 Peacock 3 Allotment Accrington SD756295 C Atherton
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Allotment Accrington SD756295 C Atherton
25 Mar 2017 Peacock 3 Mere Sands Wood Holmewood SD446159 Dr Robert Philpott
25 Mar 2017 Comma 3 S W Gristlehurst Wood area Heywood SD847115 G Ashworth
25 Mar 2017 Peacock 3 S W Gristlehurst Wood area Heywood SD847115 G Ashworth
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Bowerham Road Lancaster SD48 Tom O'Boyle and Kate Blomfield
24 Mar 2017 Peacock 3 my garden in Longton Longton SD474250 Bob crawford First sunny day and first butterflies
15 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Home Garden Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Nectaring on pansies
28 Mar 2017 Comma 2 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale SD480768 Chris Winnick Bright sun,14 degrees
26 Mar 2017 Comma 2 Back Garden Southport SD354163 Amanda Draper
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Aldcliffe Marsh Cycleway Lancaster SD458608 Barrie Cooper
26 Mar 2017 Brimstone 2 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD480775 Linda & Arthur Pennington
26 Mar 2017 Small White 2 Hall-Lee-Brook Westhoughton SD660056 Maria Pilling my first of the season
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Hedgerow Accrington, Lancashire SD756295 C Atherton
25 Mar 2017 Peacock 2 Williamson Park Lancaster SD486611 Tom O'Boyle and Kate Blomfield In the car park
24 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Allotment Accrington, Lancashire SD756295 C Atherton 2 courting and tapping wings with antennaes
23 Mar 2017 Peacock 2 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD481775 Sue and Finn Bugge
15 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Garden Ormskirk SD40850889 B jones
15 Mar 2017 Comma 2 Allotment Accrington, Lancashire SD756295 C Atherton
15 Mar 2017 Peacock 2 Allotment Accrington, Lancashire SD756295 C Atherton
9 Mar 2017 Comma 2 Garden Accrington, Lancashire SD756294 C Atherton 2808.jpeg
9 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Lancaster allotment Lancaster SD470612 Julia Harrison
31 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Fletcher Moss Gardens Manchester SJ847902 Jane and Chris Storey A male flying through the gardens.
31 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Fletcher Moss Park Manchester SJ843902 Jane and Chris Storey Very faded individual sunning itself.
31 Mar 2017 Holly Blue 1 Millgate Fields Didsbury Manchester SJ841899 Jane and Chris Storey
31 Mar 2017 Speckled Wood 1 Millgate Fields Didsbury Manchester SJ839895 Jane and Chris Storey
30 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Worsley Mesnes Wigan SD5701303262 John Gibson Flying through the garden in warm sunshine
28 Mar 2017 Red Admiral 1 Broadway allotments Morecambe SD444644 C Dickson
28 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Gait Barrow NNR Silverdale SD480768 Chris Winnick Bright sun,14 degrees
27 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton On goat willow
27 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton On goat willow
27 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Woodnook Vale Accrington SD759277 C Atherton On goat willow
27 Mar 2017 Small White 1 SW Gristlehurst Wood Meadows Heywood SD847115 G Ashworth
27 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Cockersand Cockersand SD432542 Pete Woodruff
26 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Back Garden Southport SD354163 Amanda Draper
26 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Aldcliffe Marsh Cycleway Lancaster SD458610 Barrie Cooper
26 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Garden Centre Little Singleton, Lancs. SD375400 Bob Duck Also pair of Small tortoiseshells 2861.jpeg
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Own garden, Cabus, Preston SD492467 Bryan Ingleby
26 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Worsley Mesnes Wigan SD57010326 John Gibson First comma of year, sunbathing on brick shed in warm sunshine (...)
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD480775 Linda & Arthur Pennington
26 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Lancaster garden Lancaster SD482602 SE Gould 1 Small Tortoiseshell in Palatine Park
25 Mar 2017 Holly Blue 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
25 Mar 2017 Wall Brown 1 my garden in Longton Longton SD474250 Bob crawford In beutiful condition, same sheltered area of garden as seen (...)
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Town centre Accrington, Lancashire SD756295 C Atherton On daffodil
25 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Arbour Street Southport SD342166 Dr Robert Philpott
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Mere Sands Wood Holmeswood SD449154 Dr Robert Philpott
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Dobb Wood ( west side) Meadows Heywood SD851124 G Ashworth
25 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Dobb Wood ( west side) Meadows Heywood SD851124 G Ashworth
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Crook O' Lune Lancaster SD521649 Linda & Arthur Pennington
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Morecambe SD450644 Linda & Arthur Pennington
25 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 My Garden Rochdale SD872127 Richard Greenwood
25 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Lancaster Canal Lancaster SD480615 Tom O'Boyle and Kate Blomfield
25 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Williamson Park Lancaster SD486611 Tom O'Boyle and Kate Blomfield In the car park
24 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Back Garden Southport SD3541016353 Amanda Draper Sunny day
24 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
24 Mar 2017 Large White 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
24 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
24 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Town Centre Barnoldswick SD900459 Peter Macro flying fast seen in barnoldswick town centre
23 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Hightown Dunes Blundellsands/Hightown SD295026 Pete Kinsella
23 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale SD481775 Sue and Finn Bugge
15 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Arbour Street Southport SD342166 Dr Robert Philpott
15 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Cedar Avenue Euxton SD552198 Eric Bowling
15 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Prettywood Heywood SD832111 G Ashworth
15 Mar 2017 Red Admiral 1 Garden at home Poulton Le Fylde SD347400 J Ferguson on viburnum in sunshine
15 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Carr Mill Dam St Helens SJ5246897600 John Gibson First of 2017
15 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Worsley Mesnes Wigan SD5702803273 John Gibson First b/fly of 2017. Male feeding on crocus in warm sunshine
15 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Park Road, Bacup Rossendale SD865221 Kevin Lister nectaring on lesser celandine
14 Mar 2017 Comma 1 Haslam Park Preston SD516309 Martin Jump.
12 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Garden Ormskirk SD40760886 B jones
9 Mar 2017 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden Accrington, Lancashire SD756294 C Atherton Nectaring on crocus 2807.jpeg
9 Mar 2017 Peacock 1 Glasson Dock Glasson Dock SD446561 Pete Woodruff
4 Mar 2017 Brimstone 1 Yealand conyers Carnforth SD503743 Dawn Hancock sunnywarm day