Sightings

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Date Species Stage Location Reported By
01/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultBóthar na Binne Móire, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim. D161397Réamaí Mathers
On buddleia
01/09/2014Speckled Wood (3)AdultGarden, Loopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
01/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultGarden, Loopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
02/09/2014Speckled Wood (27)AdultGlasswater Wood, Crossgar, Co. Down. J447737David Nixon
02/09/2014Peacock (12)Adultpigeon rock river mournes, Attical, Co. Down. J264201john surginor
03/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultGlenarm back garden, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D311152Dennis McBride
Peacock and white in flight
03/09/2014Peacock (1)AdultGarden, Armoy, Co. Antrim. D088351Dick Glasgow
https://www.flickr.com/photos/northantrimbirds/14942363559/
03/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultGarden, Armoy, Co. Antrim. D088351Dick Glasgow
https://www.flickr.com/photos/northantrimbirds/15127296315/
03/09/2014Peacock (4)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
03/09/2014Speckled Wood (2)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
03/09/2014Small White (2)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
03/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
03/09/2014Peacock (2)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
03/09/2014Speckled Wood (4)AdultChurch Crescent, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia
03/09/2014Peacock (1)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia
03/09/2014Red Admiral (5)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
All on Buddleia
04/09/2014Speckled Wood (11)AdultBallycopeland Place, Millisle, Co. Down. J587758David McCormick
All flying close together around hedgerow beside fields
04/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (4)Adultwalled garden Antrim Estates, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D308151Dennis McBride
two whites in flight and one of the tortoiseshells was worn
04/09/2014Peacock (2)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
04/09/2014Speckled Wood (3)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
04/09/2014Red Admiral (4)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
04/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (10)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Dotted around garden - mostly on buddleja
04/09/2014Small White (1)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
04/09/2014Peacock (2)AdultChurch crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. j322821Philip McHaffie
On buddleia
04/09/2014Speckled Wood (5)AdultChurch crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. j322821Philip McHaffie
On buddleia
06/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultGarron Point, Carnlough, Co. Antrim. D302237C. McNaughton
07/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultBallycopeland Place, Millisle, Co. Down. J587758David McCormick
07/09/2014Painted Lady (1)AdultThe Beeches, Spa, Ballynahinch, Co. Down. J362494David Nixon
On Verbena in the garden
07/09/2014Red Admiral (1)Adultbackgarden, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D311152Dennis McBride
9.30 am/pristine/1005 sunshine
07/09/2014Wall Brown (1)AdultSheepland, Ardglass, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J5839James O'Neill
Via Ian Rippey; 1st record here since one was seen in June 2013
07/09/2014Peacock (2)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
07/09/2014Red Admiral (40)AdultMount Stewart, Greyabbey, Co. Down. J546705Joyce Millar
Mainly in Sunken & Italian Gardens esp. eupatorium, dahlias & bergamot
07/09/2014Red Admiral (4)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
07/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (4)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
07/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (2)AdultMount Stewart, Greyabbey, Co. Down. J546705Joyce Millar
07/09/2014Speckled Wood (3)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
07/09/2014Speckled Wood (25)AdultMount Stewart, Greyabbey, Co. Down. J546705Joyce Millar
Throughout gardens
08/09/2014Speckled Wood (2)AdultLoopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
08/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultLoopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
08/09/2014Peacock (1)AdultLoopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
09/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultAntrim Estates., Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D307150Dennis McBride
And a Speckled wood/Pristine/3.45pm full sunshine.
09/09/2014Dark Green Fritillary (1)AdultAgahamore Townland, Derrygonnelly/Boho, Co. Fermanagh. H112455Gareth Buchanan
Image taken and verified
09/09/2014Common Blue (1)AdultTyrella Dunes, Minerstown, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J468360IAN RIPPEY
1 or 2 males seen; surprisingly low numbers in view of excellent weather
09/09/2014Red Admiral (6)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Red Admirals on the wing from very early morning
09/09/2014Peacock (2)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Beautiful sunny day with minimal breeze
09/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Several other whites as well but never close enough to identify
09/09/2014Speckled Wood (5)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
09/09/2014Peacock (2)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip Mchaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
09/09/2014Red Admiral (6)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip Mchaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
09/09/2014Speckled Wood (7)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip Mchaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
09/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip Mchaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
09/09/2014Small Heath (1)AdultSheeplands, Ardglass, Co. Down. J580390Ron Price
09/09/2014Meadow Brown (1)AdultSheeplands, Ardglass, Co. Down. J580390Ron Price
09/09/2014Peacock (2)AdultCastle Archdale, Lisnarick, Co. Fermanagh. H179585Rose Cremin
Catherine Bertrand and Melina Quinn with me
09/09/2014Red Admiral (4)AdultCastle Archdale, Lisnaick, Co. Fermanagh. H178585Rose Cremin
Catherine Bertrand & Melina Quinn also present
09/09/2014Speckled Wood (4)Adultnear Drumragh College at roundabout, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H470720Sylvia Hetherington
09/09/2014Small White (1)Adultnear Loughmacrory, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H575740Sylvia Hetherington
first and only Small White I have seen this year
09/09/2014Speckled Wood (3)AdultSpring Road, Drumnakilly, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H539731Sylvia Hetherington@yahoo.com
10/09/2014Red Admiral (4)AdultBotanic Gardens, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J337723Paul McCullough
11/09/2014Red Admiral (11)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
11/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (12)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Beautiful warm sunny day
11/09/2014Speckled Wood (5)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip Mchaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
11/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip Mchaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
11/09/2014Red Admiral (4)AdultChurch Crescent, Glengormley, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip Mchaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
12/09/2014Peacock (1)AdultBallymaconnell Road, Bangor, Co. Down. J529819John Bell
12/09/2014Speckled Wood (5)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Flitting amongst shrubs in afternoon sunshine and seeming to favour bramble
12/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (12)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Mostly on Buddleja although Erysimum Bowles Mauve a consistent butterfly favorite this year
12/09/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Small
12/09/2014Red Admiral (9)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Some beautiful large pristine butterflies
12/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultClanvaraghan, Castlewellan, Co. Down. J350406Lisa Wells
12/09/2014Speckled Wood (6)AdultStormont, Dundonald, Co. Down. J407746Paul McCulough
12/09/2014Red Admiral (1)Adultsedum, Dobbies garden centre, Lisburn, Co. Antrim. J278635Suzanne Belshaw
13/09/2014Common Blue (1)AdultMurlough NNR, Dundrum, Newcastle, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J4034IAN RIPPEY AND JAMES O'NEILL
1 male seen, in good condition
13/09/2014Common Blue (7)AdultKilllard NNR, Strangford, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J6043IAN RIPPEY AND JAMES O'NEILL
All males, in good condition
13/09/2014Meadow Brown (5)AdultMurlough NNR, Dundrum, Newcastle, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J4034IAN RIPPEY AND JAMES O'NEILL
13/09/2014Grayling (2)AdultSheepland, Ardglass, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J5839IAN RIPPEY AND JAMES O'NEILL
Slightly faded but not too tatty
13/09/2014Meadow Brown (1)AdultMurlough NNR, Dundrum, Newcastle, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J3934IAN RIPPEY AND JAMES O'NEILL
13/09/2014Small Copper (1)AdultMurlough NNR, Dundrum, Newcastle, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J3934IAN RIPPEY AND JAMES O'NEILL
13/09/2014Meadow Brown (3)AdultKillard NNR, Strangford, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J6043IAN RIPPEY AND JAMES O'NEILL
Faded but not too tatty
13/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultGarden, Ballymaconnell Road, Bangor, Co. Down. J529819John Bell
13/09/2014Red Admiral (2)AdultGarden, Ballymaconnell Road, Bangor, Co. Down. J529819John Bell
13/09/2014Peacock (1)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
13/09/2014Red Admiral (8)AdultChurch Crescent, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
13/09/2014Speckled Wood (5)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
13/09/2014Red Admiral (4)Adultnorth coast, Portrush, Co. Antrim. C919419Robert Scott
seen whilst walking along coast road |Dunluce to portrush
13/09/2014Red Admiral (2)AdultMarble Arch Caves Global Geopark, Florencecourt, Co. Fermanagh. H121344Rose Cfemin
Seen on Budleia bush outside centre
14/09/2014Speckled Wood (4)AdultBallycopeland Place, Millisle, Co. Down. J589759David McCormick
In garden. One was quite worn
14/09/2014Speckled Wood (6)AdultChurch Crescent, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
14/09/2014Red Admiral (7)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
15/09/2014Red Admiral (3)AdultBallycopeland Place, Millisle, Co. Down. J589759David McCormick
Flying through garden during heavy cloudy conditions
16/09/2014Red Admiral (10)AdultBallycopeland Place, Millisle, Co. Down. J589759David McCormick
Probably more than 10. All found in garden at 2:30pm, 21.6C bright sunshine, 76% humidity.
16/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultGarden, Armoy, Co. Antrim. D088351Dick Glasgow
16/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultCroaghan, Armoy, Co. Antrim. D119297Dick Glasgow
16/09/2014Red Admiral (2)AdultCottage Wood, Cushendall, Co. Antrim. D235278Dick Glasgow
https://www.flickr.com/photos/northantrimbirds/15072975228/
16/09/2014Speckled Wood (2)LarvaLoopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
Sheltering under small border plants
16/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultLoopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
16/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultLoopland Crescent, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J361728Stephen OBrien
16/09/2014Red Admiral (4)Adultnear Loughmacrory, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H575740Sylvia Hetherington
17/09/2014Red Admiral (3)AdultGarden, Killicomaine, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J025543IAN RIPPEY
Also one very faded, worn and dead specimen in front garden
17/09/2014Small White (1)AdultUpper Church Lane, Seagoe Upper, PORTADOWN, Co. Down. J027552IAN RIPPEY
Seen in flight, probably this species, but could have been Green-veined White
17/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultGarden, Killicomaine, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J025543IAN RIPPEY
17/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (5)AdultGarden, Killicomaine, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J025543IAN RIPPEY
17/09/2014Red Admiral (7)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
On buddleja, verbena and valerian
17/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (9)AdultGarden, Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Co. Down. J455633Joyce Millar
Lovely sunny afternoon
17/09/2014Speckled Wood (3)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
17/09/2014Red Admiral (5)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
17/09/2014Speckled Wood (8)AdultForkhill, Co Armagh , newry, Co. Armagh. J012150Therese Hamill
Seen while walking the Ring of Gullion path.
17/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultForkhill, Co Armagh, newry, Co. Armagh. J012150Therese Hamill
Seen while walking the Ring of Gullion path.
18/09/2014Red Admiral (6)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
19/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultGlenarm Forest, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D307142Dennis McBride
19/09/2014Red Admiral (3)AdultGarden, Ballymaconnell Road, Bangor, Co. Down. J529819John Bell
19/09/2014Speckled Wood (2)AdultGarden, Ballymaconnell Road, Bangor, Co. Down. J529819John Bell
19/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultStormont, Dundonald, Co. Down. J407746Paul McCullough
20/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultThe Beeches, Spa, Ballynahinch, Co. Down. J362494David Nixon
20/09/2014Peacock (1)AdultThe Beeches, Spa, Ballynahinch, Co. Down. J362494David Nixon
20/09/2014Red Admiral (8)AdultThe Beeches, Spa, Ballynahinch, Co. Down. J362494David Nixon
20/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (10)AdultThe Beeches, Spa, Ballynahinch, Co. Down. J362494David Nixon
20/09/2014Red Admiral (5)AdultChurch Crescent, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
20/09/2014Speckled Wood (3)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
On Buddleia and sedum
20/09/2014Speckled Wood (14)AdultCregagh Glen, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J366704Stephen OBrien
20/09/2014Red Admiral (3)AdultCregagh Glen, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J366703Stephen OBrien
20/09/2014Small White (1)AdultCregagh Glen, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J366703Stephen OBrien
20/09/2014Speckled Wood (10)AdultBelvoir Park Forest, Belfast, Co. Antrim. J346693Stephen OBrien
21/09/2014Speckled Wood (20)AdultBallylough, Annsborough, Co. Down. J326366Derek Flack
21/09/2014Speckled Wood (5)AdultChurch Crescent, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
on sedum
21/09/2014Red Admiral (7)AdultChurch Crescent, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
on sedum
21/09/2014Red Admiral (2)AdultJust before Killard NNR, Strangford, Co. Down. J525479Rose Muir
beautiful hot day
21/09/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultKillard NNR, Strangford, Co. Down. J570395Rose Muir
21/09/2014Speckled Wood (2)AdultStrangford, Downpatrick, Co. Down. J582481Rose Muir
22/09/2014Small Copper (1)AdultMurlough Dunes, Dundrum, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J4034IAN RIPPEY
Faded specimen
22/09/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultLake at Corbally/Ballydonnell, Clough, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J453384IAN RIPPEY
1 male seen, in good condition
22/09/2014Common Blue (1)AdultTyrella Dunes, Rathmullan Lower, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J4736IAN RIPPEY
Female in good condition
22/09/2014Green-veined White (5)AdultDisused railway near Strand Lough, Killough, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J525380IAN RIPPEY
1 mating and 1 courting pair and another one seen, apparently all in good condition
22/09/2014Painted Lady (1)AdultField near disused railway, Strand Lough, Killough, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J525381IAN RIPPEY
In good condition, the 1st one I have seen in NI this year (1 also seen by Anne McComb in Bangor today)
22/09/2014Meadow Brown (5)AdultMurlough Dunes, DUNDRUM, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J4034IAN RIPPEY
In fair condition
22/09/2014Red Admiral (8)AdultGlasdrumman House, Annalong, NEWRY, Co. Down. J374217IAN RIPPEY
On Buddleja
22/09/2014Large White (1)AdultMurlough Dunes, Dundrum, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J4034IAN RIPPEY
Flying near large area of Scabious flowers
22/09/2014Red Admiral (20)AdultKing Street, Newcastle, DOWNPATRICK, Co. Down. J380295IAN RIPPEY
Seen over half a mile on Red Valerian, Buddleja and Hebe
22/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (1)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
on sedum
22/09/2014Red Admiral (7)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
on sedum
22/09/2014Speckled Wood (5)AdultChurch Crescent, NEWTOWNABBEY, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
on sedum
22/09/2014Red Admiral (4)AdultGarden, Lisburn, Co. Antrim. J254663Robert Scott
23/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultGlenann, Cushendall, Co. Antrim. D220289Dick Glasgow
23/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)AdultCottage Wood, Cushendall, Co. Antrim. D235277Dick Glasgow
25/09/2014Speckled Wood (4)AdultArdilea, Dundrum, Co. Down. J418389David Nixon
25/09/2014Peacock (1)AdultArdilea shoreline, Dundrum North Inner Bay, Dundrum, Co. Down. J418389David Nixon
25/09/2014Red Admiral (4)AdultGarden, Ballymaconnell Road, Bangor, Co. Down. J529819John Bell
Four sightings of single Red Admiral(s), all blown by wind
25/09/2014Speckled Wood (2)AdultGarden, Ballymaconnell Road, Bangor, Co. Down. J529819John Bell
25/09/2014Red Admiral (3)AdultChurch Crescent, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
on sedum
26/09/2014Red Admiral (2)AdultChurch Crescent, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. J322821Philip McHaffie
on sedum
26/09/2014Red Admiral (1)Adult35 Camlough Road, Carrickmore, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H575740Sylvia Hetherington
26/09/2014Green-veined White (1)Adult35 Camlough Road, Carrickmore, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H575740Sylvia Hetherington
27/09/2014Small Tortoiseshell (3)AdultLisburn station, Lisburn, Co. Down. J288650Dennis McBride
5.45pm
27/09/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultGlenarm bus stop Larne side, Glenarm, Co. Antrim. D313154Dennis McBride
9.45 am/windy
28/09/2014Red Admiral (2)Adult35 Camlough Road, Carrickmore, Co. Tyrone. H575740Sylvia Hetherington
feeding on French Marigolds in the garden
28/09/2014Speckled Wood (1)Adult35 Camlough Road, Carrickmore, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H575740Sylvia Hetherington@yahoo.com
feeding on White Phlox in the garden