3.002 .... B&F 0017
Common Swift Korscheltellus lupulina (Linnaeus, 1758) .... Formerly known as Hepialus lupulinus
Status .....Very common and widespread in grassy areas and occasionally in gardens across the whole of Nottinghamshire.
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Photographed at Lound Wood May 2003
 
     
Gold Swift Phymatopus hecta (For comparison)
Photographed at Hare Hill Wood May 2003
   
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Common Swift
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Wil Heeney. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Michael Blount. Graham Birkett. Graham Birkett.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated December 2017

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