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 Rd, Mountjoy, , Omagh, Co. Tyrone. H418786George and Sandra Jones
01/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (5)Adult108 Castletown road, mount joy, 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.
04/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (4)AdultField margins/ garden, Kilkeel, Co. Down. J297164Mark Speers
On Dandelions
04/04/2014Peacock (2)AdultGarden, Kilkeel, Co. Down. J297162Mark Speers
Basking and on Dandelion
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
13/04/2014Peacock (1)AdultBrackagh Bog nnr, portadown, Co. Armagh. j020511Brian & Shirley Nelson
13/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultBrackagh Bog nnr, portadown, Co. Armagh. J020511Brian & Shirley Nelson
1 male
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
14/04/2014Peacock (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
14/04/2014Green-veined White (1)AdultReilly Wood, Upper Lough Erne, ENNISKILLEN, Co. Fermanagh. H3325Robert Northridge
15/04/2014Orange Tip (1)AdultMoyrourkan Lake, Markethill, Co. Armagh. H9842C. 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
15/04/2014Speckled Wood (1)Adult Small pool SW of Drumnamether Lake, Moss Road, Markethill, Co. Armagh. H9943C.Sharpe
15/04/2014Small Tortoiseshell (5)AdultPrehen Playing Fields , Londonderry , Co. Londonderry. C422150Christine Cassidy
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 (2)AdultCross and Passion College play ground, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim. D112409Daniel Mcafee
School wild life garden.
15/04/2014Red Admiral (1)AdultHogstown Bog, Donaghadee, Co. Down. j559790David McCormick
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.
15/04/2014Peacock (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
16/04/2014Holly Blue (10)Adult25 Doagh Road , Derrygonnelly, Co. Fermanagh. H077527Darren Graham
Seen flying around hollies.
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
16/04/2014Small White (1)AdultGarden, Killicomaine, PORTADOWN, Co. Armagh. J025543IAN RIPPEY
1 female seen in back garden