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Whitacre Heath NR

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Map of Whitacre Heath NR

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County : England(Warwickshire)
Gridref : SP20809300
Year established : 2003
Number of sections : 8
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) :
Width (m) : -1
Broad habitat : Wet Willow scrub of fen, river and lake side
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small Skipper? 80 more
Small Skipper? 83 more
Large Skipper? 47 more
Brimstone? 18.34 more
Large White? 1.45 more
Small White? 22.49 more
Green-veined White? 212 more
Orange-tip? 71.38 more
Small Copper? 4 more
Brown Argus?   more
Common Blue? 32.05 more
Holly Blue?   more
Red Admiral?   more
Painted Lady?   more
Small Tortoiseshell? 128 more
Peacock? 178 more
Comma? 8.09 more
Speckled Wood? 34.75 more
Gatekeeper?   more
Meadow Brown? 236 more
Small Heath?   more
Ringlet? 3 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.