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Ryton Meadows

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Map of Ryton Meadows

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County : England(Warwickshire)
Gridref : SP37807280
Year established : 0
Number of sections : 6
Altitude (m) : 0
Length (m) : 2531
Width (m) : 0
Broad habitat : 16
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperIncreasing 80.91 more
Small SkipperStable 78.19 more
Essex SkipperStable 4.53 more
Large SkipperStable 34.34 more
Dingy SkipperStable 16.03 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 5.94 more
Wood White? 0.21 more
Clouded YellowDeclining 1.68 more
BrimstoneIncreasing 7.18 more
Large WhiteStable 9.77 more
Small WhiteStable 16.87 more
Green-veined WhiteIncreasing 24.18 more
Orange-tipStable 2.30 more
Green HairstreakStable 37.05 more
Purple HairstreakStable 0.81 more
Small CopperDeclining 4.10 more
Brown ArgusIncreasing 6.07 more
Common BlueStable 104.70 more
Holly BlueStable 2.57 more
White AdmiralStable 1.35 more
Purple Emperor? 0.19 more
Red AdmiralIncreasing 3.94 more
Painted LadyStable 4.82 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 21.78 more
PeacockIncreasing 75.92 more
CommaIncreasing 11.10 more
Dark Green Fritillary? 0.25 more
Silver-washed FritillaryStable 5.29 more
Speckled WoodStable 4.94 more
Wall? 0.09 more
Marbled WhiteIncreasing 46.79 more
GatekeeperIncreasing 119.85 more
Meadow BrownIncreasing 565.89 more
Small HeathStable 18.90 more
RingletIncreasing 81.08 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.