Lancashire Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

IMPORTANT: We can continue to receive your sightings but please remember that, in accordance with current UK Government restrictions, you MUST NOT make any journeys away from home in order to record butterflies and moths, as these would be considered non-essential journeys. More information on casual and local recording during permitted absences from home under the current circumstances can be found on the Butterfly Conservation website.

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid ref. Recorder Comment Image
8 Nov 2019 Red Admiral 3 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ308986 Pete Kinsella Still nectaring on ivy.
10 Nov 2019 Peacock 2 Haslam Park Preston SD519313 Martin Jump
30 Nov 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Hermitage Estate, Crook O' Lune Lancaster SD521645 Steve Graham Surprised to see one winning itself late morning. Air (...)
18 Nov 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Salterforth Salterforth SD888454 Kevin Singleton 11136.jpeg
10 Nov 2019 Peacock 1 Cowpe Reservoir Rossendale SD84402028 Kevin Lister flying around on the hillside at midday
4 Nov 2019 Red Admiral 1 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ308986 Pete Kinsella
3 Nov 2019 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Whitworth Quarry Rossendale SD873203 Kevin Lister