Sightings

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Date Species Stage Location Reported By
01/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultPrehen Playing Fields , Londonderry , Co. Londonderry. C429155Christine Cassidy
01/04/2014Peacock (2)AdultUpperlands Dams, Maghera, Co. Londonderry. C866047DAVID MORROW
01/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (5)Adult108 Castletown road, mount joy, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H418786George and Sandra jones
01/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (5)Adult108 castletown Rd, Mountjoy, , Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H418786George and Sandra Jones
01/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultCreagh Road, Newbridge, Toomebridge, Co. Londonderry. H957917Jackie Arrell
Was in a work's canteen and we let it out.
01/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
First seen in garden this year.
01/04/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Flapping against interior greenhouse window (photo taken)
01/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultNorthern Ireland, Maghera Village, Co. Down. J370346Kate Bass
01/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (10)AdultCulmore shore, Derry, Co. Londonderry. C473226Lynne Gillespie
01/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultPeatlands Park, Dungannon, Co. Armagh. H912606Philip McErlean
01/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultLoughan Village, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry. C877289Richard Donaghey
01/04/2014Large White (1)AdultBT808PU, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. H802776Ronnie Irvine
02/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultCommunity Hall, Castle Hill, Gilford, BANBRIDGE, Co. Down. J067485IAN RIPPEY
Seen fluttering around lights inside building in evening
04/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultWarrenpoint Golf club, Warrenpoint, Co. Down. J136188Joyce Millar
Fluttering across fairway
04/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultGarden, Lurgan, Co. Armagh. J090571Ken Stewart
Flew into conservatoy in garden through open door.
04/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultBrackagh Moss, Portadown, Co. Armagh. J021511Ken Stewart
Quite actively flitting about / having short rests.
04/04/2014Peacock (2)AdultGarden, Kilkeel, Co. Down. J297162Mark Speers
Basking and on Dandelion
04/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (4)AdultField margins/ garden, Kilkeel, Co. Down. J297164Mark Speers
On Dandelions
04/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultGarden - Loopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
06/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultBrackagh Moss, Portadown, Co. Armagh. J022513James O'Neill
female
06/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultSunk garden Mount Stewart, Greyabbey, Co. Down. J551697Joyce Millar
Briefly basking on wall
06/04/2014Holly Blue (3)AdultDelamont Country Park, Killyleagh, Co. Down. J514509Ron Price
Seen in two separate wooded areas
07/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultGarden, Killicomaine, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J025543IAN RIPPEY
First outdoor butterfly I have seen so far this year
07/04/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultSaintfield Road Garden , Lisburn, Co. Antrim. J276639Noel Dowling
08/04/2014Peacock (2)AdultDerryloiste Bog, Lough Neagh, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. H9863IAN RIPPEY
2 seen together chasing each other, possibly both males
08/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (12)AdultBann Meadows, Portadown, Co. Armagh. J017540James O'Neill
08/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultStormont, Dundonald, Co. Down. J407746Paul McCullough
09/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)Adultmy garden, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim. D112406Karenann Toney
10/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultDivis Longbarn, Hannahstown, Co. Antrim. J273745Rosie Irwin
11/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Male on Forget me not. First sighting of orange tip in garden this year.
11/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultSlieve Gullion Forest Park (walled garden), Newry, Co. Armagh. J078174Shelagh Henry
looked pale, washed out.
12/04/2014Green Hairstreak (1)AdultDerryloiste Bog, Lough Neagh, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. H9763IAN RIPPEY & JAMES O'NEILL
Brief but definite sighting - weather mainly cool, breezy and with only brief bright spells
12/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultDemoan Road, Poyntzpass, Co. Armagh. J054377Mark Edgar
13/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultBrackagh Bog nnr, portadown, Co. Armagh. J020511Brian & Shirley Nelson
1 male
13/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultBrackagh Bog nnr, portadown, Co. Armagh. j020511Brian & Shirley Nelson
13/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultDrumkeeragh Forest, Dromara, Co. Down. J337463Dacid Nixon
13/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultU.W. Reserve Reserve/Transect walk, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D302164Dennis McBride
transect /2.00pm/sunshine/soft shadows/calm
13/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultU.W. Reserve Reserve/Transect walk, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D302164Dennis McBride
transect /2.00pm/sunshine/soft shadows/calm
13/04/2014Green Hairstreak (1)AdultDerryloiste Bog, Lough Neagh, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. H9763IAN RIPPEY
Seen briefly resting on Gorse bush
13/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultWard Park , Bangor, Co. Down. J510815Joyce Millar
13/04/2014Orange Tip (5)Adultbrackagh bog, Portadown, Co. Armagh. J020510ken stewart
All males.Seen mid-afternoon.
13/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (20)AdultLagan tow path/meadows, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J345762Rob Hollway
13/04/2014Peacock (7)AdultLagan tow path/ meadows, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J345769Rob Hollway
13/04/2014Orange Tip (3)AdultLagan tow path/meadows, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J334768Rob Hollway
14/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultStraidkilly, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D305161Dennis McBride
Small/pristine
14/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultBurnside Park, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim. J258920Nicky Lynn
14/04/2014Orange Tip (2)AdultLoughan Village, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry. C877289Richard Donaghey
1 male and 1 female
14/04/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultReilly Wood, Upper Lough Erne, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H3325Robert Northridge
14/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultGarden, Coole Drive, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H2243Robert Northridge
Via Ian Rippey
14/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultReilly Wood, Upper Lough Erne, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H3325Robert Northridge
Via Ian Rippey
14/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultReilly Wood, Upper Lough Erne, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H3325Robert Northridge
15/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultMoyrourkan Lake, Markethill, Co. Armagh. H9842C. Sharpe
15/04/2014Speckled Wood (1)Adult Small pool SW of Drumnamether Lake, Moss Road, Markethill, Co. Armagh. H9943C.Sharpe
15/04/2014Green-veined White (2)Adult Small pool SW of Drumnamether Lake, Moss Road, Markethill, Co. Armagh. H9943C.Sharpe
15/04/2014Orange Tip (2)Adult Small pool SW of Drumnamether Lake, Moss Road, Markethill, Co. Armagh. H9943C.Sharpe
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)Adult Small pool SW of Drumnamether Lake, Moss Road, Markethill, Co. Armagh. H9943C.Sharpe
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)Adult65 Prehen Park , Londonderry , Co. Londonderry. C422148Christine Cassidy
A Very faded looking Small Tortoiseshell , it may have come out of hibernation from wintering my Garage
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (5)AdultPrehen Playing Fields , Londonderry , Co. Londonderry. C422150Christine Cassidy
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultCross and Passion College play ground, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim. D112409Daniel Mcafee
School wild life garden.
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultHogstown Bog, Donaghadee, Co. Down. j559790David McCormick
Two I saw close up were quite worn. Flying along hawthorn hedgerow near bog.
15/04/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultHogstown Bog, Donaghadee, Co. Down. j559790David McCormick
15/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultRiverside Walk, Ballynahinch, Co. Down. J365521Ian Jackson
15/04/2014Holly Blue (1)AdultThe Paddock, Rowallene Gardens, Saintfield, Co. Down. J410576John McClean & Sheila Jane Malley
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultCabin Wood, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. H816763Mark Edgar
15/04/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultCogry, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim. J259915Nicky Lynn
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (4)AdultBurnside Park, Ballyclare, Co. Antrim. J258920Nicky Lynn
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (5)AdultBoomers Reservoir, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J253665Sean McCourt
16/04/2014Holly Blue (10)Adult25 Doagh Road , Derrygonnelly, Co. Fermanagh. H077527Darren Graham
Seen flying around hollies.
16/04/2014Small White (1)AdultGarden, Killicomaine, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J025543IAN RIPPEY
1 female seen in back garden
16/04/2014Peacock (3)AdultBrackagh Bog NNR, Brackagh Moss Road, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J0251IAN RIPPEY
3-5 seen along a few hundred yards of path
16/04/2014Orange Tip (8)AdultBrackagh Bog NNR, Brackagh Moss Road, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J0251IAN RIPPEY
1 mating pair and at least 6 males seen along a few hundred yards of path
16/04/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultBrackagh Bog NNR, Brackagh Moss Road, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J0251IAN RIPPEY
1 female seen
18/04/2014Green-veined White (2)AdultClooney Road, Waterside , Londonderry , Co. Londonderry. C477196Christine Cassidy
18/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (4)AdultClooney Road, Waterside , Londonderry , Co. Londonderry. C477196Christine Cassidy
18/04/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultBallycopeland Place, Millisle, Co. Down. J589759David McCormick
Looked a little smaller than usual, feeding on dandelion flowers in garden
18/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultBallycopeland Place, Millisle, Co. Down. J589759David McCormick
Male. Flew through garden in 100% sunshine
18/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultSaltmarine Motors (River Blackwater), Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. H882611David Nixon
18/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultMaghery Canal, Maghery, Co. Tyrone. H923636David Nixon
18/04/2014Orange Tip (2)AdultDerryhubbert Bog. Peatlands Park, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. H903613David Nixon
18/04/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultMaghery Canal, Maghery, Co. Tyrone. H923636David Nixon
18/04/2014Green Hairstreak (1)AdultDerryhubbert Bog, Peatlands Park, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. H903613David Nixon
18/04/2014Peacock (3)AdultDerryhubbert Bog, Peatlands Park, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. H903613David Nixon
18/04/2014Orange Tip (2)AdultMaghery Canal, Maghery, Co. Tyrone. H923636David Nixon
18/04/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultDiviny Drive. Carne Industrial Estate, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J030566IAN RIPPEY
The first I have seen in 2014
18/04/2014Peacock (3)AdultBelmore Mountain, Boho, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H1243IAN RIPPEY
Via Ian Rippey
18/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
18/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultBloody Bridge, Newcastle, Co. Down. J388277Joyce Millar
Shore side path
18/04/2014Peacock (5)AdultBloody Bridge, Newcastle, Co. Down. J388277Joyce Millar
Mostly nectaring on dandelions on shore side paths
18/04/2014Peacock (2)AdultTrassey Road, Newcastle, Co. Down. J299302Joyce Millar
18/04/2014Speckled Wood (2)AdultBloody Bridge, Newcastle, Co. Down. J388277Joyce Millar
18/04/2014Peacock (2)AdultTrassey Road, Newcastle, Co. Down. J299302Joyce Millar
18/04/2014Green-veined White (2)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
18/04/2014Peacock (2)AdultMurlough Nature Reserve, Newcastle, Co. Down. J393335Joyce Millar
Quite a few butterflies flying around but could only positively ID 2
18/04/2014Peacock (2)AdultWhitethorn Brae, Kinallen, Co. Down. J251500Margaret Ellis
18/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultMoira Canal, Moira, CRAIGAVON, Co. Antrim. J148621Mark McCorry
Via Ian Rippey and David Nash
18/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultMoira Canal, Moira, CRAIGAVON, Co. Antrim. J148621Mark McCorry
Via Ian Rippey and David Nash
18/04/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultRoughan River, Lurgil, Ballinderry Upper, LISBURN, Co. Antrim. J127701Mark McCorry
Via Ian Rippey and David Nash
18/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultRoughan River, Lurgil, Ballinderry Upper, LISBURN, Co. Antrim. J127701Mark McCorry
Via Ian Rippey and David Nash
18/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultFlorencecourt Estate, Florencecourt, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H1734Robert Northridge
Via Ian Rippey
18/04/2014Peacock (4)AdultAghanaglack, Belcoo, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H1340Robert Northridge
Via Ian Rippey
18/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultMonastir Gorge, Florencecourt, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H1233Robert Northridge
Via Ian Rippey
18/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultMonastir Gorge, Florencecourt, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H1233Robert Northridge
Via Ian Rippey
18/04/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultCamlough Road, Carrickmore, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H575740Sylvia Hetherington
First I have seen this year!
18/04/2014Green Hairstreak (1)AdultLoughmacrory Lough Walk, Loughmacrory, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H579761Sylvia Hetherington
Located in the same place as C Bertrand had located them previously
18/04/2014Green-veined White (5)AdultBog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J313721Terry Goldsmith
18/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (4)AdultBog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J312721Terry Goldsmith
18/04/2014Orange Tip (5)AdultBog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J313721Terry Goldsmith
18/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultBog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J313721Terry Goldsmith
18/04/2014Large White (1)AdultBog Meadows Nature Reserve, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J313721Terry Goldsmith
20/04/2014Speckled Wood (2)AdultUW Reserve Straidkilly, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D301164Dennis McBride
Sunshine,Calm, Both examples pristine....also un-indentified White Butterfly
20/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultDiviny Drive. Carne Industrial Estate, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J025543IAN RIPPEY
1 male seen
20/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)Adulton Camlough Road, near Loughmacrory, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H576741Sylvia Hetherington
20/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultCamlough Road, near Loughmacrory, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H576741Sylvia Hetherington
first one I have seen this year
21/04/2014Holly Blue (2)AdultRabron, between Shore Road and Derrygonnelly Road, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H1948Barbara Johnson
Via Ian Rippey and Robert Northridge - has been seen here in 2010 and 2012
21/04/2014Green-veined White (2)AdultDerryloiste Bog, Lough Neagh, Portadown, Co. Armagh. H9763C.Sharpe
21/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultDerryloiste Bog, Lough Neagh, Portadown, Co. Armagh. H9763C.Sharpe
21/04/2014Green Hairstreak (7)AdultDerryloiste Bog, Lough Neagh, Portadown, Co. Armagh. H9763C.Sharpe
21/04/2014Speckled Wood (6)AdultDerryloiste Bog, Lough Neagh, Portadown, Co. Armagh. H9763C.Sharpe
21/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultBroughgammon Wood, Magheracashel, BALLYCASTLE, Co. Antrim. D0640IAN RIPPEY
Another one, or perhaps a Peacock, also seen
21/04/2014Green-veined White (4)AdultBroughgammon Wood, Magheracashel, BALLYCASTLE, Co. Antrim. D0640IAN RIPPEY
Flying along edge of forest
21/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultSmall area of bog, Craignanee, BALLYCASTLE, Co. Antrim. D0742IAN RIPPEY
Reasonable condition
21/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultWaste ground beside River Bush, Bushmills, BALLYCASTLE, Co. Antrim. C941406IAN RIPPEY
21/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultWaste ground beside River Bush, Bushmills, BALLYCASTLE, Co. Antrim. C941406IAN RIPPEY
2 seen together chasing each other
21/04/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultSlawin, Belleek, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. G9857ROBERT NORTHRIDGE
Via Ian Rippey
21/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultCastle Caldwell, Belleek, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H0260ROBERT NORTHRIDGE
Via Ian Rippey
21/04/2014Holly Blue (10)AdultSlawin, Belleek, ENNIKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. G9857ROBERT NORTHRIDGE
Via Ian Rippey; 2nd report of double figures this year in Co. Fermanagh
21/04/2014Orange Tip (4)AdultSlawin, Belleek, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. G9857ROBERT NORTHRIDGE
Via Ian Rippey - reported as some seen
21/04/2014Green-veined White (4)AdultSlawin, Belleek, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. G9857ROBERT NORTHRIDGE
Via Ian Rippey - reported as some seen
21/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultUnited Kingdom, Rathfriland, Co. Down. J143318Shelagh Henry
flying around my garden
22/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultUnited Kingdom, Rathfriland, Co. Down. J143315Shelagh Henry
basking on a southern facing wall in my garden
23/04/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultBack Garden, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D311152Dennis McBride
sunshine,breezy,
23/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultDiviny Drive. Carne Industrial Estate, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J030566IAN RIPPEY
1 male seen
24/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultCamlough Road, near Loughmacrory, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H575740Sylvia Hetherington
Male. First one I have seen this year