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North East England Butterfly and Day-Flying Moth Sightings

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Date Species Number Site Town Grid Ref. Recorder Comment Image
27 May 2024 Common Blue 1 Bishop Middleham Quarry Bishop Middleham NZ331327 David Phillips Male
27 May 2024 Dingy Skipper 7 Bishop Middleham Quarry Bishop Middleham NZ331327 David Phillips
27 May 2024 Peacock 1 Bishop Middleham Quarry Bishop Middleham NZ331327 David Phillips
27 May 2024 Wall Brown 9 Bishop Middleham Quarry Bishop Middleham NZ331327 David Phillips
27 May 2024 Common Blue 36 Dormans Pool Middlesbrough NZ515226 David Phillips 30 males & 6 females including a female with a blue upperside (...)
27 May 2024 Dingy Skipper 31 Dormans Pool Middlesbrough NZ515226 David Phillips
27 May 2024 Small White 5 Dormans Pool Middlesbrough NZ515226 David Phillips
27 May 2024 Common Blue 12 Seal Sands Seaton Carew NZ522245 David Phillips 10 males & 2 females
27 May 2024 Dingy Skipper 7 Seal Sands Seaton Carew NZ522245 David Phillips
27 May 2024 Large Skipper 3 Seal Sands Seaton Carew NZ522245 David Phillips
27 May 2024 Large White 1 Seal Sands Seaton Carew NZ522245 David Phillips
25 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Garden Tynemouth NZ364701 Chris Rowley
25 May 2024 Common Blue 2 Seal Sands Seaton Carew NZ522245 David Phillips
25 May 2024 Small White 1 Seal Sands Seaton Carew NZ522245 David Phillips Roosting
24 May 2024 Small Copper 1 Colt Crag Reservoir Thockrington NY945783 Mike Richardson
24 May 2024 Wall Brown 1 Colt Crag Reservoir Thockrington NY945783 Mike Richardson
18 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Northumberland Park adj metro Tynemouth NZ365692 Chris Rowley
18 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Northumberland Park adj metro Tynemouth NZ365692 Chris Rowley
18 May 2024 Speckled Wood 2 Northumberland Park adj metro Tynemouth NZ365692 Chris Rowley
18 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Crofts Avenue Corbridge NY996645 Mike Richardson
18 May 2024 Dingy Skipper 7 Boldon Fell Boldon NZ317600 Steve Egglestone Around the two ponds here. 2954.jpeg
18 May 2024 Wall Brown 4 Boldon Fell Boldon NZ317600 Steve Egglestone Around the two ponds here.
18 May 2024 Dingy Skipper 1 Scotch estate dene Jarrow NZ340628 Steve Egglestone Just holding on here.
18 May 2024 Small Copper 2 Scotch estate dene Jarrow NZ340628 Steve Egglestone 2957.jpeg
17 May 2024 Orange-tip 4 Seaton Delaval Hall Gardens Seaton Delaval NZ325765 Chris Rowley
17 May 2024 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Seaton Delaval Hall Gardens Seaton Delaval NZ325765 Chris Rowley
17 May 2024 Large White 1 Barmpton Darlington NZ314168 David Phillips
17 May 2024 Speckled Wood 2 Colt Crag Reservoir Thockrington NY941784 Mike Richardson
16 May 2024 Small White 1 Garden Tynemouth NZ364701 Chris Rowley
15 May 2024 Comma 1 Cragside Rothbury NU075025 Chris Rowley
15 May 2024 Orange-tip 3 Cragside Rothbury NU075025 Chris Rowley
15 May 2024 Green-veined White 1 Ford Moss Ford NT9737 Julie Roper
15 May 2024 Orange-tip 20 Ford Moss Ford NT9737 Julie Roper UNDER COUNT
15 May 2024 Peacock 2 Ford Moss Ford NT9737 Julie Roper
15 May 2024 Speckled Wood 3 Ford Moss Ford NT9737 Julie Roper
15 May 2024 Dingy Skipper 16 Oakenshaw Wildlife Reserve Bracepeth NZ2037 Keith Walton 2948.jpeg
13 May 2024 Orange-tip 20 Howick Hall to Craster Howick NU250170 Chris Rowley Seen on a 4 mile walk
13 May 2024 Speckled Wood 1 Howick Hall to Craster Howick NU250170 Chris Rowley
13 May 2024 Brimstone 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287175 David Phillips Male. Local numbers reduced compared to previous years. May be (...)
13 May 2024 Green-veined White 2 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287175 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287175 David Phillips Male. First for the year.
13 May 2024 Orange-tip 5 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287175 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Small White 6 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287175 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Speckled Wood 3 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287175 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Green-veined White 10 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Large White 1 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Orange-tip 33 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips 21 males & 12 females 2975.jpeg
13 May 2024 Peacock 1 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Small Tortoiseshell 1 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Small White 7 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
13 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 21 Colt Crag Reservoir Thockrington NY935779 Mike Richardson
12 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Garden Whitley Bay NZ3374772052 Allison Simpson 2936.jpeg
12 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Footpath NE of golf course Whitley Bay NZ343745 Chris Rowley
12 May 2024 Peacock 1 Footpath NE of golf course Whitley Bay NZ343745 Chris Rowley
12 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ286173 David Phillips Male
12 May 2024 Peacock 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ286173 David Phillips
12 May 2024 Small White 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ286173 David Phillips
12 May 2024 Green-veined White 7 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
12 May 2024 Large White 1 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
12 May 2024 Orange-tip 36 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips 30 males & 6 females
12 May 2024 Peacock 4 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
12 May 2024 Small White 5 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
12 May 2024 Speckled Wood 2 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
12 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Garden Ryton NZ152642 Stuart Pudney
12 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Garden Ryton NZ152642 Stuart Pudney
12 May 2024 Small White 1 Garden Ryton NZ151642 Stuart Pudney
12 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Flass Vale LNR Durham NZ264428 Val Standen
11 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 4 Paddaburn crags Wark forrest Wark Forrest NY6465479435 Allison Simpson I was out cycling in Wark forrest stopped for lunch and spotted (...)
11 May 2024 Orange-tip 30 Wark forrest Wark Forrest NY7891376177 Allison Simpson I was out cycling in Wark forrest. I cycled from Stonehaugh in a (...)
11 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Garden Tynemouth NZ364701 Chris Rowley
11 May 2024 Small White 1 Garden Tynemouth NZ364701 Chris Rowley
11 May 2024 Large White 1 Roadside Tynemouth NZ364700 Chris Rowley
11 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 15 Muggleswick Moor Muggleswick NZ038499 Steve Egglestone Short walk over this section. 2947.jpeg
11 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 3 Muggleswick Moor Muggleswick NZ045487 Steve Egglestone 3 around the Gorse
11 May 2024 Orange-tip 3 Coatham Wood Stockton on tees NZ396156 Tim Nelson
11 May 2024 Dingy Skipper 1 Dormans Pool Billingham NZ515232 Tim Nelson per Rob Scaife
11 May 2024 Small Copper 1 Dormans Pool Billingham NZ515232 Tim Nelson per Rob Scaife
11 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Garden Stockton on tees NZ414186 Tim Nelson laying on our Holly
10 May 2024 Large White 1 Footpath St Oswaldo way to NewHall Amble NU245036 Chris Rowley
10 May 2024 Orange-tip 6 Footpath St Oswaldo way to NewHall Amble NU245036 Chris Rowley
10 May 2024 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Footpath St Oswaldo way to NewHall Amble NU245036 Chris Rowley
10 May 2024 Speckled Wood 1 Footpath St Oswaldo way to NewHall Amble NU245036 Chris Rowley
10 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Garden Tynemouth NZ364701 Chris Rowley
10 May 2024 Large White 1 Crook Crook NZ162345 David Phillips
10 May 2024 Small White 2 Crook Crook NZ162345 David Phillips
10 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 7 Muggleswick Moor Muggleswick NZ046494 David Phillips
10 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 4 Muggleswick Moor Muggleswick NZ045489 David Phillips
10 May 2024 Green-veined White 1 Muggleswick Moor Muggleswick NZ046494 David Phillips
10 May 2024 Peacock 1 Muggleswick Wood Muggleswick NZ055487 David Phillips
10 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 Tow Law Tow Law NZ114392 David Phillips Males
10 May 2024 Orange-tip 6 Howick Hall Howick NU2517 Julie Roper
10 May 2024 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Howick Hall Howick NU2516 Julie Roper
10 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Amble harbour Amble NU266047 Melvyn Kirby
10 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Adcacent to River Gaunless Shildon NZ210274 Stuart Pudney
10 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Garden Stockton-on-Tees NZ414186 Tim Nelson laying on our holly
9 May 2024 Large White 2 Footpath East Holywell NZ315725 Chris Rowley
9 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 Footpath East Holywell NZ315725 Chris Rowley
9 May 2024 Peacock 1 Footpath East Holywell NZ315725 Chris Rowley
9 May 2024 Speckled Wood 1 Footpath East Holywell NZ315725 Chris Rowley
9 May 2024 Unlisted 3 Footpath East Holywell NZ315725 Chris Rowley Unidentified whites
9 May 2024 Speckled Wood 1 Howick Hall Howick NU2418 Julie Roper
9 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Garden, Stockton-on-Tees NZ414186 Tim Nelson
9 May 2024 Small White 5 Tees Barrage Stockton-on-tees NZ463193 Tim Nelson
9 May 2024 Speckled Wood 2 Tees Barrage Stockton-on-tees NZ463193 Tim Nelson
8 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 Footpath North East Thornborough Corbridge NZ015646 Chris Rowley
8 May 2024 Peacock 3 Footpath North East Thornborough Corbridge NZ015646 Chris Rowley
8 May 2024 Small Tortoiseshell 3 Footpath North East Thornborough Corbridge NZ015646 Chris Rowley
8 May 2024 Small White 1 Footpath North East Thornborough Corbridge NZ015646 Chris Rowley
8 May 2024 Large White 1 Garden Tynemouth NZ364701 Chris Rowley
8 May 2024 Large White 1 Garden Tynemouth NZ364701 Chris Rowley
8 May 2024 Green-veined White 3 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287174 David Phillips
8 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287174 David Phillips Males
8 May 2024 Peacock 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287174 David Phillips
8 May 2024 Small White 2 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287174 David Phillips
8 May 2024 Speckled Wood 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287174 David Phillips
8 May 2024 Comma 1 Big Waters LNR Brunswick Village NZ2339573399 Glen Brown 2888.jpeg
8 May 2024 Large White 2 Big Waters LNR Brunswick Village NZ2339573399 Glen Brown
8 May 2024 Orange-tip 12 Big Waters LNR Brunswick Village NZ2339573399 Glen Brown 2887.jpeg
8 May 2024 Peacock 1 Big Waters LNR Brunswick Village NZ2339573399 Glen Brown
8 May 2024 Speckled Wood 1 Garden Blyth NZ3077382205 Glen Brown
8 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Howick Hall Howick NU2417 Julie Roper
7 May 2024 Holly Blue 1 Whitley Bay Quarry Whitley Bay NZ355714 Michael Coates My first of year
6 May 2024 Large White 1 Garden Tynemouth NZ364701 Chris Rowley
6 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 Wagonway nr Crow Hall farm Holywell dene NZ327747 Chris Rowley
6 May 2024 Peacock 4 Wagonway nr Crow Hall farm Holywell dene NZ327747 Chris Rowley
6 May 2024 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Wagonway nr Crow Hall farm Holywell dene NZ327747 Chris Rowley
6 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Chester-le-Street Chester-le-Street NZ261507 David Phillips Male
6 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 68 Hedleyhope Fell Tow Law NZ148417 David Phillips Two mating pairs observed. All around the lower car park area, (...)
6 May 2024 Orange-tip 4 Hedleyhope Fell Tow Law NZ148417 David Phillips At least 2 males
6 May 2024 Green-veined White 6 Witton Castle Lakes Witton-le-Wear NZ154309 Richard Brown brief sun before rain
6 May 2024 Orange-tip 18 Witton Castle Lakes Witton-le-Wear NZ154309 Richard Brown 11m 7f brief sun before rain
6 May 2024 Red Admiral 1 Witton Castle Lakes Witton-le-Wear NZ154309 Richard Brown brief sun before rain
6 May 2024 Speckled Wood 1 Witton Castle Lakes Witton-le-Wear NZ154309 Richard Brown brief sun before rain
5 May 2024 Green-veined White 3 Cowpen Marsh Middlesbrough NZ494238 David Phillips
5 May 2024 Peacock 1 Cowpen Marsh Middlesbrough NZ494238 David Phillips
5 May 2024 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Cowpen Marsh Middlesbrough NZ494238 David Phillips
5 May 2024 Small White 1 Cowpen Marsh Middlesbrough NZ494238 David Phillips
5 May 2024 Green-veined White 1 Saltholme RSPB Reserve Middlesbrough NZ500232 David Phillips Male
5 May 2024 Green-veined White 1 Saltholme RSPB Reserve Middlesbrough NZ503230 David Phillips Male
5 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Saltholme RSPB Reserve Middlesbrough NZ503230 David Phillips Male
5 May 2024 Small Tortoiseshell 2 Saltholme RSPB Reserve Middlesbrough NZ497232 David Phillips Male
3 May 2024 Large White 1 Disused railway line Whitley Bay NZ337738 Chris Rowley
3 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 Disused railway line Whitley Bay NZ337738 Chris Rowley
3 May 2024 Red Admiral 1 Disused railway line Whitley Bay NZ337738 Chris Rowley
3 May 2024 Small White 1 Disused railway line Whitley Bay NZ337738 Chris Rowley
3 May 2024 Green-veined White 1 High Spen Rowlands Gill NZ140595 Colin Taylor The first butterfly seen to land in my garden this year! 2875.jpeg
3 May 2024 Orange-tip 3 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ285173 David Phillips Males
3 May 2024 Peacock 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287174 David Phillips
3 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 6 Coalgate Edmundbyers NZ0448 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 Coalgate Edmundbyers NZ0448 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Peacock 1 Coalgate Edmundbyers NZ0448 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 161 Hedgleyhopefell Tow Law NZ1441 Keith Walton hillside below top carpark to bottom carpark walked
3 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 Hedgleyhopefell Tow Law NZ1441 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Peacock 1 Hedgleyhopefell Tow Law NZ1441 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 5 Muggleswick Edmundbyers NZ0349 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 3 Saltersgate Tow Law NZ0742 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 53 Strawberry hill Edmundbyers NZ0348 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 13 West Cott Edmundbyers NZ0249 Keith Walton
3 May 2024 Green Hairstreak 1 Colt Crag Reservoir Thockrington NY935779 Mike Richardson
2 May 2024 Orange-tip 3 Havannah LNR Hazlerigg NZ220718 David Stebbings
2 May 2024 Speckled Wood 5 Havannah LNR Hazlerigg NZ220718 David Stebbings
1 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Bishop Middleham Quarry Sedgefield NZ331327 David Phillips Male
1 May 2024 Peacock 3 Bishop Middleham Quarry Sedgefield NZ331327 David Phillips
1 May 2024 Orange-tip 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ285173 David Phillips Male
1 May 2024 Peacock 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ286173 David Phillips
1 May 2024 Peacock 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287174 David Phillips
1 May 2024 Small White 2 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ285173 David Phillips
1 May 2024 Speckled Wood 1 Drinkfield Marsh Darlington NZ287176 David Phillips
1 May 2024 Green-veined White 2 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
1 May 2024 Orange-tip 2 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips Males
1 May 2024 Peacock 1 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
1 May 2024 Small White 1 High Coniscliffe Darlington NZ223147 David Phillips
1 May 2024 Green-veined White 1 Whinnies LNR Stockton-on-tees NZ345148 Tim Nelson
1 May 2024 Orange-tip 3 Whinnies LNR Stockton-on-tees NZ345148 Tim Nelson all male
1 May 2024 Small White 5 Whinnies LNR Stockton-on-tees NZ345148 Tim Nelson
1 May 2024 Speckled Wood 3 Whinnies LNR Stockton-on-tees NZ345148 Tim Nelson

 
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