Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul-Aug.
|Year first recorded||1989||2004||1976||2001||2001|
|Year last recorded||2014||2012||2014||2013||2001|
|Number of records||27||9||65||3||1|
|Number of individuals||42||9||73||2||1|
For the county, we have a total of 105 records from 42 sites. First recorded in 1976.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: First recorded in the County in 1976 it has occurred most years since in the south of VC63, sometimes fairly commonly.
VC61. Spurn 18.8.1989, 3.9.1990, 14.8.1997 (BRS); Muston, 23.8.1998 (PQW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 47, 2004:
VC64. Drax, 22.8.2001 (EDC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 22.8.2001 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 50, 2005: These are the most northerly county records.
VC62. South Gare, 14.8.2004 (PWF, SF); Guisborough, 14 & 15.8.2004 (PWF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Current status (HEB, 2011): The earliest Yorkshire record was from Rotherham (VC63) in 1976 after which it occurred regularly in the extreme south of the county in vice-counties 61 and 63 during the 1990s. Single records from vice-counties 64 and 65 in 2001 remain the only occurrences in the north-west of Yorkshire but it has occurred in VC62 since 2004.