Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: -
|Year first recorded||1960||1883||1883||1904||1880|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2010|
|Number of records||144||257||325||159||11|
|Number of individuals||265||356||503||211||11|
For the county, we have a total of 896 records from 304 sites. First recorded in 1880.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Has appeared over much of Yorkshire since the early 1970s and has now been reported from all five vice-counties.
2012 (CHF): Still uncommon in the north and west of the county but doing fairly well with about 50 records in most years.