Yorkshire Status: Abundant and widespread resident.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely distributed and often frequent or common throughout all five vice-counties, although numbers may vary considerably from year to year. The moth flies well before dusk low over grassy areas.
2012 (CHF): The commonest of the Swift Moths and widespread in all areas. The forewing marking vary considerably, especially in the male. The female is larger and greyer. Numbers are stable.
Recorded in 163 (82%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1846. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats