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Pickett Wood

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : ST870540
Year established : 1981
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) : 1194
Width (m) :
Broad habitat : Mature mixed broadleaved and coniferous woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperDeclining 41.97 more
Small SkipperDeclining 44.75 more
Essex SkipperDeclining 0.70 more
Large SkipperDeclining 25.55 more
Dingy SkipperDeclining 1.46 more
Grizzled SkipperDeclining 7.50 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.26 more
BrimstoneStable 19.25 more
Large WhiteStable 35.35 more
Small WhiteDeclining 36.63 more
Green-veined WhiteIncreasing 63.74 more
Orange-tipIncreasing 10.69 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.11 more
Purple HairstreakDeclining 4.21 more
White-letter Hairstreak? 0.14 more
Small CopperDeclining 12.61 more
Small Blue? 0.07 more
Brown ArgusDeclining 4.03 more
Common BlueDeclining 19.22 more
Chalk Hill Blue? 0.08 more
Holly BlueStable 1.45 more
Duke of BurgundyDeclining 2.43 more
White AdmiralStable 12.21 more
Red AdmiralStable 9.86 more
Painted LadyStable 1.84 more
Small TortoiseshellDeclining 15.32 more
PeacockStable 122.49 more
CommaStable 32.02 more
Small Pearl-bordered FritillaryDeclining 1.59 more
Pearl-bordered FritillaryDeclining 2.29 more
High Brown Fritillary? 0.03 more
Dark Green FritillaryStable 0.84 more
Silver-washed FritillaryIncreasing 75.78 more
Marsh FritillaryDeclining 0.28 more
Speckled WoodStable 91.30 more
WallDeclining 0.44 more
Marbled WhiteDeclining 12.25 more
GatekeeperDeclining 141.30 more
Meadow BrownIncreasing 264.76 more
Small HeathDeclining 1.57 more
RingletDeclining 149.78 more

This table shows the species that have been recorded on this site. Where sufficient data is available, trends in abundance are assessed and colonisation/extinction events are identified. Click on 'more' to see a plot of abundance through time for each species. See green question mark above for more details.


The UKBMS is run by  Butterfly Conservation (BC), the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) and the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), in partnership with the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), and supported and steered by Forestry Commission (FC),  Natural England (NE), Natural Resources Wales (NRW), Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA), and Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). The UKBMS is indebted to all volunteers who contribute data to the scheme.