Dave Hatton found this Old Lady in his Pudsey moth trap this morning, he reports that they don’t usually turn up until late July. Bob was unsure about this Skipper opposite but refering to our guide below would indicate the long and slight curved obvious sex brand goes nearly to the abdomen, plus, it is not quite parrallel with the forewing edge; so it's a Small! Ange Garrod in Sheffield sent these pictures from her April Butterfly recordings. Tim Furness reports Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock on the wing in the the Town Hall Gardens in Scarborough. It is this latter colouring that causes the most confusion. John Dove spotted his first Chimney Sweeper moth of the year this morning at Alverthorpe Meadows, Wakefield. then second most numerous were Silver-washed Fritillary at 22 but starting to look a little frayed and a high majority female the elderly males having seemingly perished in the recent gales. Nick Hall popped into the North Selby Mine brownfield and spotted 50-100 Common Blue's, very fresh, 50+ Small Heath and about 15 getting tatty Dingy Skippers. Andrew Parkinson shared some photos from Letchmire Pastures including this Comma and Brown Argus. Beautiful pink cheeks! Jesika Bone had her second Painted Lady of the summer visited and spent several hours . I found it resting on the wall near the back, door, within a couple of feet from where I found the, probably under recorded small moth found on restharrow, easily disturbed during the day, i" the pale aberation from just outside RSPB St Aidans, which turned out to be a newly emerged, gloriously coloured, male, pent an enjoyable afternoon at St Aidan’s and amongst the, Collingham garden, says last night was a good moth trapping night with 50+ species including a first-for-me. Butterflies reported to the Dorset branch website. an aerobatic spectacular; the female flies in a straight line while the male loops the loop around her, showering her with confetti of special scent scales. on a lovely walk from Leathley near Poole in Wharfedale last Monday (24/8) and saw two Walls - one in the churchyard at St.Marys, Stainburn, which has a 'very wild' churchyard. The Teasel is mass of golden and dark red wings and he counted 150+, : Dark Green (17+) & single Silver-washed Fritillaries, single White-letter & Purple Hairstreaks and Marbled White (39). Butterfly and Moth Sightings Archive: Archived Butterfly sightings are available for 2004 to 2017, and archived Moth sightings for 2004 to 2013. Butterfly Conservation Ireland has written to Bord no Móna with suggestions on how the progress of bog rehabilitation might be measured. Jessica Bone was at millennium bridge meadow today in search of Brown Argus which she had found for the first time last year. had this sighting in Thackley, Bradford a White Letter Hairstreak. Pale Mottled Willow was a first for the garden. captured Early Thorn and Small Quaker new for year in Collingham overnight. Angela Garrod sends a summary of her sightings in June Including Straw Dot, Swallow tailed, Yellow Shell, Green Silver Lines and Light Emerald July 29th Howard and Penny Smith v isited Letchmire Pastures in Allerton Bywater and was treated to Large Whites, Green Veined Whites, Peacocks, Gatekeepers, Meadow Brown, Common Blue (Male), Small Copper and the se fresh male 2nd … Jesika Bone was very early at Three hagges woodmeadow Riccall and saw 15 Peacock, 5 Gatekeeper, 1 Ringlet, very worn, 1 Large & 1 Small White, 1 Common Blue, 2 Small Copper 1 Small Skipper, plus 104 Meadow Brown and 7 Brimstones, 4 boys and 3 girls. Note that the open grasslands on the Far Common were cut on 24th . VAT No. Paul Holmes has run his moth trap in his garden at Collingham with a black UV lamp during this week. The 2 Acrobasis species look so different in the photos, it's hard to imagine they are so closely related. The 14 spp of butterflies that I saw included six or seven Purple- and three or four White-letter Hairstreaks, three Silver-washed Fritillaries and a new species for Ox Close... a Dark Green Fritillary. Also this Shaded Broad Bar that larvae feed on Clover and vetchs, Chris Cox took a couple of photos from his big butterfly count near his Keyingham home this morning. In his East Hardwick garden he reports Brimstone, orange-tip, Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell on the wing. Our social media channels are a great way to keep up-to-date with everything that is going on in the world of butterflies, moths. Roy Dresser reports Green Hairstreak on the wing in his Rawcliffe Garden, the first one he has seen in that location. Sussex moth group; Sussex sites. may in fact be Eastern Bath White, Pontia edusa - from a Dutch lepidopterist on UK Butterflies post: "All the recent observations in N Germany and Netherlands which have been analysed, proved to be Pontia edusa [Eastern Bath White - a cryptic species] and not the French/Spanish Pontia daplidice. Lee and Jax Westmoreland report Orange-tip, Large, Small and Green-veined White, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock and Holly Blue on the wing in their Scarborough garden. 12 species included over 100 Small Skippers plus Small Coppers, Commas and Red Admirals and a number of Shaded Broad-bar and a female Drinker seen by Kay Wooward. report Brimstone and Small Tortoiseshell on the wing in. She kindly posed for photos while I stood in a nettle patch. You can select a month and year from the drop-down menus. Frohawk was so obsessed with valezina he gave the name to his daughter who died only a few years ago. 304 likes. at Alverthorpe Meadows, Wakefield this afternoon, that eclosion will be Tuesday or Wednesday. Marbled Whites on the wing today in Aberford and Hetchell Wood Meadow, 2, in to Stubbing Moor, but as expected, no sightings of, photographed this moth today, one of a dozen or more, at Southorpe, garden blackcurrant bushes this afternoon (Rotherham) and within two minutes had two males flying round it. Also present were Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell. : Marbled White, Dark green Fritillary, Comma, Large White, Brimstone, Small tortoiseshell, Small Skipper, Red Admiral, Ringlet and Meadown Brown. The new normal leaves much to be mourned. This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services and to analyze traffic. Jesika Bone reports Small White (first sighting) , Brimstone, Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock on the wing in York. We think the Dark green Fritillary has come from nearby Anston Stones Wood or Lindrick Common nearby where they can be numerous. .. A great sight. It is turning into an exceptional year after the Large Tortoiseshell was photographed at Flamborough just a few weeks ago! Andrew Bromley reporting from his garden at Ingleton, (LA6 3HJ), one male Brimstone, just flying through, and one Speckled Wood on ivy. One of her garden Brimstone pupa is beginning to show subtle signs of getting ready. Geoff Denton recorded this Holly Blue in his Byram garden today. Bob Hall reports a Hummingbird Hawk-moth nectaring on Mahonia in his Normanton garden. and reports that there were eight male and two female Brimstones on the wing in Ox Close Wood. He also caught this very nice Spectacle. Large White, Small White, GV White, Small Copper, Small Skipper, Ringlet and good numbers of Peacock and Red Admiral. reports Large, Small and Green-veined White along with Orange-tip, Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell and a single Comma on the wing in Coniston Cold. Or even a Northern Brown Argus?? We think its more likely the yellow form of Dingy Footman by shape, colour, location and flight period. The latest transect results indicate we wil reach the peak in emergence in the next few days. It is now possible for butterfly and moth recording to resume for people who are not shielding or self-isolating. ust returned from Ledsham Bank near Kippax where amongst the Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood, Red Admirals, Large Skippers, Small Tortoiseshells we spotted our first for 2020 Ringlet and Marbled White. dozens of Large and Small Whites, including a potentially doomed mating pair, 20+ Small Tortois. Jesika Bone was at 3 Hagges woodmeadow, nr York, and inbetween showers spotted 2 Peacock, 6 Ringlet, 62 Meadow Brown, 2 Small White, 1 Tortoiseshell, 1 Large Skipperand 6 Small Skipper. Please select the file you wish to view from the drop-down menu. 2 Large Skippers but no sign of Small Skipper and no Essex Skipper as yet. Jesika Bone's Cinnabar moth caterpillars are trying to pupate but one failed and formed these cocoons instead each about 2 mm long which we believe is the pupal stage braconid wasp parasite Apanteles popularis A bit like 'The Alien' film the wasp lays its eggs inside the living body of the caterpillar and only burst out as pupation approaches. By default, sightings for the current month are displayed (if there are none, the most recent sightings are displayed). Bob Hall was at Skipwith Common nature reserve SE658373 today,found what he thinks is Orange Footman, Eilema sororcula. Bob Hall reports Brimstone on the wing in Normanton and says that there were at least six present none of which settled. The spectacular show last week has subsided as the nectar supply has nearly ran out with the Marsh Thistle and Teasel about finished. Cumbria Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings. Then in his brand new moth trap in the garden he caught Elephant Hawk and Buff Ermine. We need your sightings. Jesika Bone walked around Fenby Field where her sightings included Peacock, Comma and a pair of Small Tortoiseshell. Andy Worrillow saw 4 Six Spot Burnet caterpillars at Eccup reservoir in North Leeds. One each of the hibernators almost constantly active around his front garden. Dave Hatton in Pudsey emptied his moth trap, and checked the surrounding area. reports a good day in West Yorkshire. Paul Holmes at East Keswick put his trap out with a black UV light for a change and caught two new species for his garden.... a Clay Triple-lines and a Epinotia immundana. Andrew Rhodes at Coniston Cold saw his first Painted Lady of the year- an extremely worn individual. Mainly Large and Lesser Yellow Underwing. Martin Roberts with the new Luner Hornet moth lure visited Chris Abott and Nick Hall in Cawood and tried it out on the Ings without any success. Paul Holmes captured Herald and White-marked (his second only in in 10 years) and recorded Holly Blue on the wing in his Collingham garden. , Brimstone, Peacock, Small Copper, Brown Argus, Silver Y, and. Also of note, Six-belted Clearwing on Far Common. He found 28 moths of 11 species. There have been significant changes to the restrictions brought in to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Butterfly Sightings for July 2019 (Species seen this year: 3) This page shows recent sightings in the UTB region. He was Amazed to observe 11 Small Copper around the site. While this was very useful for monitoring the rarer species found at these sites, the results of such monitoring did not produce results representative of the countryside as a whole. Brown Hairstreak … Butterfly Conservation: saving butterflies, moths and their habitats ... » National website » BC Membership » Weather forecast: Recent sightings. Peter says that Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Speckled Wood, Brimstone, Small White, Orange-tip, Green-veined White and Green Hairstreak have all also been seen on short walks around Baildon in the past couple of days. on the wing at York University and Small Tortoiseshell, Small White and Peacock on the wing on the stray. were flying in their normal meadow in Brockadale, we went to check late this afternoon. also present were Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell, Small White, Orange-tip and Brimstone. If you are confident that you've seen a butterfly species in the UK this year that has not yet been reported below, please contact @email. Andrew Worrillow reports Green Hairstreak and Common Heath on the wing at Adel Woods, Leeds. reports a Red Admiral on the wing on Wenthillside on the 4th March. A Mother Shipton moth was sighted which is new for him on this site. Butterfly Conservation has urged the public to join the initiative by recording where the little insects are thriving and logging the numbers of different species. They have already stopped feeding, their legs and bodies are beginning to thicken & shorten. Susan Bird went to YWT Brockadale this afternoon to look for Marbled Whites and Dark Green Fritillary and found them in reasonable numbers. Paul and Joyce Simmons report a Red Admiral and a Small Tortoiseshell in Kirk Smeaton today. Events Field Meetings Committee Meetings Members' Day & AGM New Members' Day Conservation … ). It will take 2 minutes for the insect to crawl out, climb for height and begin to inflate the wings. ... Butterfly Conservation Company limited by guarantee, registered in England (2206468) Registered Office: Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP . There have been significant changes to the restrictions brought in to reduce the spread of coronavirus. GUIDE: Brown Argus (Male) and Common Blue (Female). Jesika Bone spotted over 20 Tortoiseshells, most in good condition. Nick Hall had a trip to Maltby Common and surrounding woods checking for Purple Emperor but was surprised at the numbers of Silver Washed Fritillary 25+, Dark Green Fritillary 25+, Marbled Whites 50+ White-letter Hairstreaks 3+. Consequently, Butterfly Conservation and the UKBMS have decided that transect walking can start in 2020. , Small White, Peacock and Speckled Wood on the Stray in York. see below. This is a week earlier than last year's single on the 28th. After five minutes of circling and hitting the female with his antennae the. Jane Weller spotted this butterfly in her garden in Woodsetts last week. It is a first for Yorkshire. Small Tortoiseshell , 1 Small Copper , 1 Peacock , 1 Speckled Wood, his trap out with a black UV light for a change and caught two new. repots that several Brimstone females have visited and laid, , Large White, Small White, Red Admiral, Comma, Small Tortoiseshell and, on the wing in Adel Woods in Alwoodley. No success. Alan Miller spotted this Small Tortoiseshell on the wing in Romanby today. .He also spotted what we think is Thistle Ermine rather than the slightly smaller Spindle Ermine aggregate species with which it is easily confused. Andy Worrillow reports from Adel Moor in Leeds (SE286397) 4 Common Heath moths, 3 male and this beautiful female. Dave Hatton had only the second Sycamore moth that he has ever seen. worried for the summer butterflies..it's bone dry and the vegetation looks very sparse compared to last year. Jessica Bone in York reports White Ermine and Bee moth in the trap last night, Barry Dalton in Norton, Doncaster caught White Spot Pug ( he thinks) on 20th May and Brimstone last night, Martin Stoyle had an amazing sighting of the migrant Long tailed Blue at Withernsea. Paul Holmes In his Collingham garden, says last night was a good moth trapping night with 50+ species including a first-for-me Small Elephant Hawkmoth. WIl the Silver-washed seek world domination in a few week's time? was attracted to their lighted kitchen window. Nick Hall reports from Bishop Wood, Selby that along the railway side is a sight for sore eyes with large numbers of Silver-washed Fritillary, Comma, peacock and a couple of White-letter Hairstreaks nectaring on wild valerian. Also it’s only the second from my Pudsey garden. Duke of Burgundy and Pearl Bordered Fritilaries in good numbers on their respective well known sites, also Dingy Skipper, Small Heath a few Green Hairstreak and a single Common Blue. Jessica Bone's most advanced Brimstone pupa has hatched in the early hours of Thursday and she missed the chance to photograph but here it is just about to hatch at midnight Wednesday and another picture of its maiden flight the next morning. He also popped in to Stubbing Moor, but as expected, no sightings of Silver Washed Fritillary just yet. Lee Adcock spotted this Essex Skipper at Brockadale along with : Marbled White, Dark green Fritillary, Comma, Large White, Brimstone, Small tortoiseshell, Small Skipper, Red Admiral, Ringlet and Meadown Brown. Please remember that Government restrictions on making journeys to see and record butterflies vary in different parts of the UK at present. Sightings included; Small Tortoiseshell (40+), Meadow Brown (11), Ringlet (7), Small Skipper (3), Large Skipper (4), Small White, Large White, Red Admiral (3); and Silver-Y (3) and Yellow Shell moths. Covering Birmingham, the Black Country, and the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire,West Midlands Butterfly Conservation is one of 32 regional branches of Butterfly Conservation helping to bring Butterflies and Moths back to Britain. Philip Brook reports Small Tortoiseshell, Brimstone, peacock and Small White on the wing in Kippax. Small but no less beautiful than their larger relatives. Nothing much other than the, n fact the female Hawk started depositing. Mike Smethurst reports despite it being the worst year he has ever had for moth numbers, catching this Chocolate-tip (second generation) in his Rotherham trap this morning - his second ever! n amongst the bruised and battered Large and Lesser Yellow Underwing's a very nice. Fritillaries are now going to be complicated knowing that two species could be encountered! Hundreds of butterflies were seen. 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