Lancashire Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
5 May 2021 Common Blue 2 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD493724 Jack Taylor
5 May 2021 Dingy Skipper 12 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD493724 Jack Taylor
2 May 2021 Green Hairstreak 2 Deeply Vale area Nangreaves SD823148 Gavin Ashworth Cool Conditions
5 May 2021 Green-veined White 1 Marshside RSPB Southport SD357200 Pete Kinsella
2 May 2021 Green-veined White 1 Skerton ward allotment Lancaster SD473633 Annette and Jim Hutchinson Feeding on dandilion
1 May 2021 Green-veined White 3 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor In Pinfold pond area, slightly warmer here
1 May 2021 Green-veined White 6 Ravenmeols LNR Formby SD281056 Pete Kinsella
5 May 2021 Large White 1 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD493724 Jack Taylor
1 May 2021 Large White 2 Ravenmeols LNR Formby SD281056 Pete Kinsella
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 3 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD493724 Jack Taylor
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 6 Fishwick Bottoms LNR PRESTON SD554294 James Beattie 14210.jpeg
5 May 2021 Orange-tip 3 Marshside RSPB Southport SD357200 Pete Kinsella Both sexes.
2 May 2021 Orange-tip 2 Skerton ward allotment Lancaster SD473633 Annette and Jim Hutchinson Dancing over daffodils
2 May 2021 Orange-tip 2 Deeply Vale area Nangreaves SD823148 Gavin Ashworth Cool Conditions 2 Males
2 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Amberswood Common SBI Hindley nr. Wigan SD604040 John Gibson Male
2 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Amberswood Common SBI Hindley nr. Wigan SD601043 John Gibson Male
2 May 2021 Orange-tip 2 Low Hall LNR Platt Bridge nr. Wigan SD610030 John Gibson Females
2 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Low Hall LNR Platt Bridge nr. Wigan SD611030 John Gibson Male
2 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Low Hall LNR Platt Bridge nr. Wigan SD609033 John Gibson Female
1 May 2021 Orange-tip 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor In Pinfold pond area, slightly warmer here
1 May 2021 Orange-tip 7 Ravenmeols LNR Formby SD281056 Pete Kinsella
1 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Layton Blackpool SD320367 Stephen Dunstan
1 May 2021 Orange-tip 1 Whyndyke Blackpool SD364336 Stephen Dunstan
1 May 2021 Peacock 3 Ravenmeols LNR Formby SD281056 Pete Kinsella
5 May 2021 Pearl-bordered Fritillary 7 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD493724 Jack Taylor 16 sightings, estimated 7 indivduals
1 May 2021 Red Admiral 1 Ravenmeols LNR Formby SD281056 Pete Kinsella
5 May 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD493724 Jack Taylor
1 May 2021 Small Tortoiseshell 4 Ravenmeols LNR Formby SD281056 Pete Kinsella
1 May 2021 Small White 1 Ravenmeols LNR Formby SD281056 Pete Kinsella
5 May 2021 Speckled Wood 3 Warton Crag LNR Carnforth SD493724 Jack Taylor
2 May 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Amberswood Common SBI Hindley nr. Wigan SD603045 John Gibson
2 May 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Amberswood Common SBI Hindley nr. Wigan SD601043 John Gibson
2 May 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Amberswood Common SBI Hindley nr. Wigan SD602042 John Gibson
2 May 2021 Speckled Wood 1 Low Hall LNR Platt Bridge nr. Wigan SD613031 John Gibson
1 May 2021 Speckled Wood 2 Ainsdale NNR Ainsdale, Southport SD303112 Jack Taylor In Pinfold pond area, slightly warmer here
1 May 2021 Speckled Wood 11 Ravenmeols LNR Formby SD281056 Pete Kinsella