Lancashire Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Rimrose Valley Litherland, Merseyside SJ344997 Jack Taylor Top end between EdgeFarm and Pendle estate
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Garden at home LANCASTER SD48606040 Pete Woodruff
19 Apr 2021 Brimstone 3 Warton Crag Warton SD491725 Stephen hollinrake 2 female 1male
17 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Freckleton marsh Freckleton SD42822895 Ashley Anderton
17 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Lancaster Cemetery Lancaster SD4914561853 Richard Evans Submitted on behalf of Sheila Cousins, a reliable observer.
17 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 My Garden Broadhalgh Rochdale SD872127 Richard Greenwood Brief visit. First male I've had, couple of years ago I had a (...)
16 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Lancaster Canal Lancaster SD4809361687 Richard Evans Male
16 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD48506203 Richard Evans Female
15 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Chorlton Ees LNR Manchester SJ8093 John Smith
15 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Sale Water Park Manchester SJ7993 John Smith
15 Apr 2021 Brimstone 2 Gatebarrows Silverdale SD4877 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Bright sun,blue sky, calm
14 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Myers Allotment Silverdale SD474749 Steve Graham Male
9 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 lune view park, Halton Lancaster SD502647 Steve Graham Brief female seen in the sunshine.
3 Apr 2021 Brimstone 1 Waterslack Silverdale Lancs SD471768 Martin & Gwen Tordoff 1 x ♂
19 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Skeleton ward allotment Lancaster SD473633 Annette and Jim Hutchinson
18 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Sales's Lane Rossendale SD818150 Gavin Ashworth
17 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD302112 Pete Kinsella
16 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ417821 Richard Ghorbal 13854.jpeg
15 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Chorlton Ees LNR Manchester SJ8093 John Smith
15 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Dorrington Road Allotments Lancaster SD478597 Tom O'Boyle 13842.jpeg
14 Apr 2021 Comma 2 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ415822 Richard Ghorbal 13833.jpeg
11 Apr 2021 Comma 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297032 Pete Kinsella
10 Apr 2021 Comma 1 Forge Weir Halton SD513648 Peter Crooks Basking on bramble by footpath on north side of River Lune
19 Apr 2021 Dingy Skipper 1 Warton Crag Warton SD491725 Stephen hollinrake
17 Apr 2021 Dingy Skipper 2 Warton Crag Warton SD492724 Chris Winnick freshly emerged on this early site 16oC full sun.
19 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 3 Warton Crag Warton SD491725 Stephen hollinrake On the lower gorse all fresh there were probably more
17 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 6 Warton Crag Warton SD492724 Chris Winnick freshly emerged 16oC full sun.
17 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 4 Cowley Brook Longridge SD643397 Stephen Griffin All seen close to a patch of coltsfoot 13875.jpeg
16 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 9 Rigg Lane Quernmore Lancaster SD520607 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Mainly on horse next to path between car park and bridge
15 Apr 2021 Green Hairstreak 8 Cowley Brook Longridge SD643397 Stephen Griffin Seen on coltsfoot and bilberry 13843.jpeg
18 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Buckhurst Lane Rossendale SD8115 Gavin Ashworth
16 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 3 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ408827 Richard Ghorbal
14 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ407829 Richard Ghorbal 13834.jpeg
11 Apr 2021 Green-veined White 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297032 Pete Kinsella
19 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Leeds Liverpool canal Litherland, Merseyside SJ332978 Jack Taylor
17 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Garden. Ainsdale, Southport SD315122 Jack Taylor
17 Apr 2021 Holly Blue 1 Grassendale Liverpool SJ391849 Richard Ghorbal
10 Apr 2021 Large White 2 Cheshire Lines Formby SD324093 Jack Taylor
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden at home Oldham SD90 Catherine Smith Orange tip butterfly flying in garden
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Fletcher Moss Park Manchester SJ847903 Ian Hillier 13913.jpeg
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden Ainsdale, Southport SD315122 Jack Taylor
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garstang canal path Garstang SD476465 Kath ArmstrongBryan Ingleby Female settled to ID but couldn't photograph it
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Garden at home LANCASTER SD48606040 Pete Woodruff
19 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD543644 Steve Graham Pair mating in lovely sunshine c16C.
18 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Buckhurst Lane Rossendale SD8115 Gavin Ashworth
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 34 Freckleton marsh Freckleton SD42822895 Ashley Anderton
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Fallowfield Loop West Manchester SJ8593 John Smith
17 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 3 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD302112 Pete Kinsella
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 2 Glasson Dock Lancaster SD450560 Barrie Cooper
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ851917 Ian Hillier Male patrolling
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ853918 John Smith
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Borrowdale Road Lancaster SD4851961946 Richard Evans Male
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD48506203 Richard Evans Male
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ417821 Richard Ghorbal Male, 1st OT of the year for me. I followed it for 10 mins and (...)
16 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Back Garden Blackpool SD331381 Stephen Dunstan Male
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 6 Chorlton Ees LNR Manchester SJ8093 John Smith
15 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 3 Sale Water Park Manchester SJ7993 John Smith
14 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Heywood Cemetery Heywood SD869119 Gavin Ashworth 1st of the year .Flying in bright sunshine 11.30am
12 Apr 2021 Orange-tip 1 Skerton Lancaster SD479624 Steve Graham Male happily flying around in 9C but full sun.
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Garden Ainsdale, Southport SD315122 Jack Taylor
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Garstang canal path Garstang SD476465 Kath ArmstrongBryan Ingleby
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 University of Cumbria LANCASTER SD486607 Pete Woodruff
19 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD543644 Steve Graham
18 Apr 2021 Peacock 4 Buckhurst Lane Rossendale SD8115 Gavin Ashworth
18 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Garden at home Lancaster SD48606040 Pete Woodruff
18 Apr 2021 Peacock 4 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve LIVERPOOL SJ410827 Richard Ghorbal
17 Apr 2021 Peacock 14 Freckleton marsh Freckleton SD42822895 Ashley Anderton
17 Apr 2021 Peacock 6 Warton Crag Warton SD492724 Chris Winnick 16oC full sun....some a little tatty after hibernation.
17 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD302112 Pete Kinsella
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ851917 Ian Hillier
16 Apr 2021 Peacock 10 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ408827 Richard Ghorbal 13852.jpeg
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Chorlton Ees LNR Manchester SJ8093 John Smith
15 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Gatebarrows Silverdale SD4877 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Bright sun,blue sky, calm
14 Apr 2021 Peacock 1 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ407829 Richard Ghorbal 13835.jpeg
14 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Myers Allotment Silverdale SD474749 Steve Graham
10 Apr 2021 Peacock 3 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD296030 Pete Kinsella
2 Apr 2021 Peacock 2 Grindleton Forest Clitheroe SD7447 Jonathan Fenton
19 Apr 2021 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Warton Crag Warton SD491725 Stephen hollinrake Put on small pearl border! Could someone change it 🤔
10 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Cheshire Lines Formby SD324093 Jack Taylor
3 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Blackpool Old Road Blackpool SD332388 Stephen Dunstan
2 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Lancaster garden Lancaster SD4662 Barrie Cooper Enjoying the Blackthorn blossom
1 Apr 2021 Red Admiral 1 Lancaster Cemetery Lancaster SD4914561853 Richard Evans Cool and windy, short sunny interval.
19 Apr 2021 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 1 Warton Crag Warton SD491725 Stephen hollinrake Presumably a very early one it had just hatched. 13921.jpeg
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Garstang canal path Garstang SD475463 Kath ArmstrongBryan Ingleby Mainly on dandelions
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden at home LANCASTER SD48606040 Pete Woodruff
19 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD543644 Steve Graham
18 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Garden at home Lancaster SD48606040 Pete Woodruff
18 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve LIVERPOOL SJ410827 Richard Ghorbal
17 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 Freckleton marsh Freckleton SD42822895 Ashley Anderton
17 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD302112 Pete Kinsella
16 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ851917 Ian Hillier
16 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Moor Park Preston SD543310 James Beattie 13891.jpeg
16 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Lancaster Canal Lancaster SD4809361687 Richard Evans
16 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Miss Whalley's Field Lancaster SD48506203 Richard Evans
16 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 15 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ408827 Richard Ghorbal 13851.jpeg
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Chorlton Ees LNR Manchester SJ8093 John Smith
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Gatebarrows Silverdale SD4877 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Bright sun,blue sky, calm
15 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 River Wenning Hornby SD581685 Pete Woodruff
14 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 7 Pilling Amenity Area Pilling SD414495 Kath ArmstrongBryan Ingleby Only dandelions around for food
14 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 5 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ407829 Richard Ghorbal 13836.jpeg
14 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Myers Allotment Silverdale SD474749 Steve Graham Cool c10/11c but sunny.
13 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 6 Cheshire Lines, Moss Bridge one Downholland C.P. Lancashire SD329084 Jack Taylor 2 north of bridge, 4 south of bridge
13 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 North Moss Lane Formby, Merseyside SD318093 Jack Taylor
11 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297032 Pete Kinsella
10 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Cheshire Lines Formby SD324093 Jack Taylor
10 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD296030 Pete Kinsella
9 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Middleton Nature Reserve Morecambe SD419585 Alan Wilson 13812.jpeg
7 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Middleton Nature Reserve Morecambe SD419591 Alan Wilson 13811.jpeg
5 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Moor Park Preston SD542312 James Beattie 13810.jpeg
4 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Hough End Fields Manchester SJ8393 John Smith
3 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Kincraig Blackpool SD327404 Stephen Dunstan
2 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Skerton ward allotment Lancaster SD473633 Annette and Jim Hutchinson
2 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 11 River Wyre canal to A6 Garstang SD493450 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Sunny riverbank between Cornmill and barrier bridge
2 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 9 River Wyre canal to A6 Garstang SD487446 KathArmstrong and Bryan Ingleby Sunny riverbank
1 Apr 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Highfield Lancaster SD4879861613 Richard Evans Cool and windy.
19 Apr 2021 Small White 2 Skeleton ward allotment Lancaster SD473633 Annette and Jim Hutchinson
19 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Meadow View, Brookhouse Lancaster SD543644 Steve Graham Fresh male in lovely sunshine c16C.
17 Apr 2021 Small White 2 Freckleton marsh Freckleton SD42822895 Ashley Anderton
17 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale SD302112 Pete Kinsella
16 Apr 2021 Small White 1 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ851917 Ian Hillier
19 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Lancaster University Lancaster SD482577 Josh Hedley
18 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Hightown Dunes Hightown SD297032 Pete Kinsella
18 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Garden at home Lancaster SD48606040 Pete Woodruff
18 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 6 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve LIVERPOOL SJ410827 Richard Ghorbal 13898.jpeg
17 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Fallowfield Loop West Manchester SJ8593 John Smith
17 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Marshside RSPB Southport SD352205 Pete Kinsella
16 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Fog Lane Park Manchester SJ851917 Ian Hillier
16 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 20 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ417821 Richard Ghorbal 13853.jpeg
14 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Speke and Garston Coastal Reserve Liverpool SJ407829 Richard Ghorbal 13837.jpeg
10 Apr 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Abraham Heights Lancaster SD467611 Peter Crooks Basking on ivy in back garden at 11.20 am.
17 Apr 2021 Unlisted 1 Potts corner Overton SD414571 Mike Gregory 1 male Belted Beauty after 2hr search. Apologies for poor photo. (...) 13863.jpeg