Lancashire Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
21 Sep 2021 Painted Lady 2 Home Garden Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on buddleja
21 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 5 Home Garden Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on buddleja
21 Sep 2021 Silver Y 2 Home Garden Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on salvia at sunset
21 Sep 2021 Small Copper 1 Home Garden Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on marigolds 15887.jpeg
21 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 7 Home Garden Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on buddleja
20 Sep 2021 Comma 1 Garden at home Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on buddleja
20 Sep 2021 Large Yellow Underwing 1 Garden at home Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on buddleja in sunshine
20 Sep 2021 Peacock 1 Garden at home Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on buddleja
20 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 3 Garden at home Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on buddleja in sunshine
20 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Garden at home Tarleton SD452212 Anne Blundell Feeding on buddleja and verbena bonariensis
14 Sep 2021 Comma 1 Own garden, Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 12-3 pm, bright sun, 21 deg
14 Sep 2021 Peacock 1 Own garden, Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 12-3 pm, bright sun, 21 deg
14 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 2 Own garden, Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 12-3 pm, bright sun, 21 deg Both at same time
14 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 7 Own garden, Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 12-3 pm, bright sun, 21 deg Max, 7 at one time
14 Sep 2021 Small White 7 Own garden, Cabus, nr Garstang SD4925446693 Bryan Ingleby 12-3 pm, bright sun, 21 deg C
7 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Lane Ends Amenity area Pilling SD414494 Bryan Ingleby v. light breeze where open to shore, inland very calm, full, (...)
7 Sep 2021 Small White 5 Lane Ends Amenity area Pilling SD414494 Bryan Ingleby v. light breeze where open to shore, inland very calm, full sun (...)
7 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 17 Lane Ends Amenity area Pilling SD414494 Bryan Ingleby calm in wooded area, very calm, full, sun 26 deg C
17 Sep 2021 Large White 1 Garden at home Failsworth SD906011 Catherine Smith Butterfly was in garden near to lavender and honeysuckle (...)
9 Sep 2021 Comma 1 Lancaster garden Lancaster SD482607 Clare Mumford 1 WEEK EARLIER THAN LAST YEAR'S SIGHTING
25 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 7 Lancashire Canal Carnforth SD516710 Darren Hurst Seen during a canal walk from Tewitfield Marna to Canal Turn (...)
22 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 1 Heysham Nature Reserve Morecambe SD406598 Darren Hurst
22 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Heysham Nature Reserve Morecambe SD406598 Darren Hurst
22 Sep 2021 Small White 1 Heysham Nature Reserve Morecambe SD406598 Darren Hurst
7 Sep 2021 Common Blue 5 Sefton street Heywood SD863102 Gavin Ashworth 15821.jpeg
7 Sep 2021 Silver Y 1 Sefton street Heywood SD863102 Gavin Ashworth
7 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Sefton street Heywood SD863102 Gavin Ashworth
7 Sep 2021 Small White 3 Sefton street Heywood SD863102 Gavin Ashworth
2 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Croston Close Road Ramsbottom Area SD821156 Gavin Ashworth
2 Sep 2021 Wall Brown 5 Croston Close Road Ramsbottom Area SD821156 Gavin Ashworth
2 Sep 2021 Wall Brown 4 Ridshaw Farm Area Ramsbottom Area SD813156 Gavin Ashworth
8 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Fallowfield Loop West Manchester SJ8593 John Smith
7 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Fletcher Moss Park Manchester SJ8490 John Smith
6 Sep 2021 Small White 1 RHS Bridgewater Salford SD736005 John Smith
6 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 5 RHS Bridgewater Salford SD736005 John Smith
3 Sep 2021 Small White 2 Mersey Footpath East Didsbury Manchester SJ8589 John Smith
3 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Mersey Footpath East Didsbury Manchester SJ8589 John Smith
29 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 1 Garden Ormskirk SD403074 Kath Holding Resting on Elder Leaf i n late sunshine
7 Sep 2021 Brimstone 1 Salterforth Barnoldswick SD890454 Kevin Singleton first for salterforth for me 15808.jpeg
7 Sep 2021 Brimstone 1 Salterforth Barnoldswick SD890454 Kevin Singleton first for salterforth for me 15809.jpeg
9 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 10 Canal Aquaduct River Brock Catterall SD506404 Margaret and David Eastlick warm, humid day on towpath aggrgated grid reference seen over (...)
24 Sep 2021 Common Blue 1 Garden at home Widnes SJ486864 Paul Hillyer Aberrant female in my garden. Nice surprise 15902.jpeg
24 Sep 2021 Common Blue 1 Garden at home Widnes SJ486864 Paul Hillyer Aberrant female in my garden. Nice surprise 15901.jpeg
17 Sep 2021 Comma 1 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ309984 Pete Kinsella
17 Sep 2021 Common Blue 1 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ309984 Pete Kinsella Female
17 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 4 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ309984 Pete Kinsella
17 Sep 2021 Small Copper 4 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ309984 Pete Kinsella
17 Sep 2021 Small White 5 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ309984 Pete Kinsella
14 Sep 2021 Comma 2 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ310983 Pete Kinsella
14 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 4 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ310983 Pete Kinsella
14 Sep 2021 Small Copper 5 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ310983 Pete Kinsella
14 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ310983 Pete Kinsella
14 Sep 2021 Small White 11 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ310983 Pete Kinsella
14 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Crosby Marine Park Crosby SJ310983 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Comma 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Common Blue 6 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Small Copper 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Small Heath 3 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Small White 15 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 12 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
5 Sep 2021 Wall Brown 4 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD298021 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Common Blue 5 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Gatekeeper 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Green-veined White 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Large White 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Small Heath 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Small White 12 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 5 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
2 Sep 2021 Wall Brown 5 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297020 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2021 Common Blue 6 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD298120 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2021 Green-veined White 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD298120 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2021 Small Copper 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD298120 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2021 Small Heath 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD298120 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD298120 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2021 Small White 3 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD298120 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 5 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD298120 Pete Kinsella
1 Sep 2021 Wall Brown 4 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD298120 Pete Kinsella
25 Sep 2021 Holly Blue 1 Abraham Heights Lancaster SD467611 Peter Crooks Briefly in back garden during period of late afternoon sunshine
16 Sep 2021 Meadow Brown 1 Borrowdale Road Lancaster SD4853961937 Richard Evans Very faded. Rather unexpected in mid-September.
5 Sep 2021 Brimstone 1 Warton Crag Warton SD4927172669 Richard Evans
5 Sep 2021 Common Blue 1 Warton Crag Warton SD4927172669 Richard Evans
5 Sep 2021 Large White 1 Warton Crag Warton SD4927172669 Richard Evans
5 Sep 2021 Small White 1 Warton Crag Warton SD4927172669 Richard Evans
5 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 19 Warton Crag Warton SD4927172669 Richard Evans
5 Sep 2021 Wall Brown 2 Warton Crag Warton SD4927172669 Richard Evans
2 Sep 2021 Common Blue 1 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD48506203 Richard Evans Male
2 Sep 2021 Small White 2 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD48506203 Richard Evans
24 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 1 Grassendale LIVERPOOL SJ391849 Richard Ghorbal Feeding on rotting pear 15897.jpeg
5 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Grassendale LIVERPOOL SJ391849 Richard Ghorbal On a swing. 15792.jpeg
29 Sep 2021 Green-veined White 1 Pole lane Darwen SD703213 Stephen hollinrake In the hours break in weather
21 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 4 Home Garden Haslingden SD787226 Stephen hollinrake
21 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Home Garden Haslingden SD787226 Stephen hollinrake
21 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Home Garden Haslingden SD787226 Stephen hollinrake
20 Sep 2021 Comma 1 Home Garden Haslingden SD788233 Stephen hollinrake Fresh male , first of year around local patch !
20 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Home Garden Haslingden SD788233 Stephen hollinrake
18 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 3 Haslingden Haslingden SD788233 Stephen hollinrake All very fresh, on very late buddlia in garden
18 Sep 2021 Small Skipper 1 Haslingden Haslingden SD788233 Stephen hollinrake Around buddlia but not feeding, male
18 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 13 Haslingden Haslingden SD788233 Stephen hollinrake , on very late buddlia in garden
16 Sep 2021 Large White 1 Darwen Darwen SD687228 Stephen hollinrake Flying high around tree feeding on aphid sap
16 Sep 2021 Peacock 6 Pole lane Darwen SD704213 Stephen hollinrake Fresh individuals
16 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 20 Pole lane Darwen SD704213 Stephen hollinrake Min count, steady stream throughout the day
15 Sep 2021 Green-veined White 10 Pole lane Darwen SD704214 Stephen hollinrake
15 Sep 2021 Peacock 1 Pole lane Darwen SD704214 Stephen hollinrake
15 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 1 Pole lane Darwen SD704214 Stephen hollinrake
15 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 30 Pole lane Darwen SD704214 Stephen hollinrake Plenty of fresh individuals
25 Sep 2021 Comma 1 The Centre, Halton Lancaster SD506649 Steve Graham Fresh individual on foliage in warm, humid conditions.
16 Sep 2021 Purple Hairstreak 1 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steven Graham Female seen egglaying. I thought their season had finished!
16 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 4 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steven Graham
16 Sep 2021 Small Copper 2 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steven Graham
16 Sep 2021 Small White 1 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steven Graham
16 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 15 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD541642 Steven Graham
15 Sep 2021 Comma 2 Lancaster Canal Glasson-Galgate Glasson, Lancs. SD452557 Steven Graham Midway grid reference for walk along canal between Glasson Dock (...)
15 Sep 2021 Common Blue 1 Lancaster Canal Glasson-Galgate Glasson, Lancs. SD452557 Steven Graham Midway grid reference for walk along canal between Glasson Dock (...)
15 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 2 Lancaster Canal Glasson-Galgate Glasson, Lancs. SD452557 Steven Graham Midway grid reference for walk along canal between Glasson Dock (...)
15 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Lancaster Canal Glasson-Galgate Glasson, Lancs. SD452557 Steven Graham Midway grid reference for walk along canal between Glasson Dock (...)
15 Sep 2021 Small White 2 Lancaster Canal Glasson-Galgate Glasson, Lancs. SD452557 Steven Graham Midway grid reference for walk along canal between Glasson Dock (...)
15 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 5 Lancaster Canal Glasson-Galgate Glasson, Lancs. SD452557 Steven Graham Midway grid reference for walk along canal between Glasson Dock (...)
8 Sep 2021 Green-veined White 1 Meadow View Brookhouse SD541642 Steven Graham Hot and full sun upto 27C.
8 Sep 2021 Painted Lady 1 Meadow View Brookhouse SD541642 Steven Graham Hot and full sun upto 27C.
8 Sep 2021 Peacock 1 Meadow View Brookhouse SD541642 Steven Graham Hot and full sun upto 27C.
8 Sep 2021 Purple Hairstreak 1 Meadow View Brookhouse SD541642 Steven Graham Hot and full sun upto 27C.
8 Sep 2021 Small Copper 2 Meadow View Brookhouse SD541642 Steven Graham Hot and full sun upto 27C.
8 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 12 Meadow View Brookhouse SD541642 Steven Graham Hot and full sun upto 27C.
8 Sep 2021 Small White 4 Meadow View Brookhouse SD541642 Steven Graham Hot and full sun upto 27C.
8 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 10 Meadow View Brookhouse SD541642 Steven Graham Hot and full sun upto 27C.
7 Sep 2021 Comma 1 Cold well Parrock Silverdale Lancs SD478778 Steven Graham Lovely day c20C short visit 10:00 - 11:00. No sign of any BHS in (...)
7 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 11 Cold well Parrock Silverdale Lancs SD478778 Steven Graham Lovely day c20C short visit 10:00 - 11:00. No sign of any BHS in (...)
7 Sep 2021 Brimstone 6 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD483776 Steven Graham All males.
7 Sep 2021 Brimstone 6 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD483776 Steven Graham All males.
7 Sep 2021 Brown Hairstreak 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD481768 Steven Graham Excellent find a fading, female egglaying in the S part of the (...)
7 Sep 2021 Comma 2 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD483776 Steven Graham Ideal condition 11:15 - 13:15 c25C.
7 Sep 2021 Holly Blue 2 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD483776 Steven Graham Ideal condition 11:15 - 13:15 c25C.
7 Sep 2021 Large White 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD483776 Steven Graham
7 Sep 2021 Red Admiral 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD483776 Steven Graham Ideal condition 11:15 - 13:15 c25C.
7 Sep 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD483776 Steven Graham Ideal condition 11:15 - 13:15 c25C.
7 Sep 2021 Speckled Wood 25 Gait Barrows NNR Silverdale Lancs SD483776 Steven Graham Ideal condition 11:15 - 13:15 c25C.
22 Sep 2021 Small Copper 1 The Lots SILVERDALE SD458752 Sue Brindle On dry cow pat