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Harbury Spoilbank

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Map of Harbury Spoilbank

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County : England(Warwickshire)
Gridref : SP38505980
Year established : 2006
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) : 1300
Width (m) : 5
Broad habitat : Dry semi/unimproved (flower rich) chalk/limestone grassland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperIncreasing 4.20 more
Essex Skipper? 0 more
Large SkipperStable 7.38 more
Dingy SkipperStable 51.86 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 10.65 more
Clouded Yellow? 1.34 more
BrimstoneStable 33.48 more
Large WhiteStable 32.42 more
Small WhiteStable 44.15 more
Green-veined WhiteDeclining 32.40 more
Orange-tipStable 5.83 more
Green Hairstreak? 1.36 more
Small Copper? 1.33 more
Small Blue? 1.80 more
Brown ArgusStable 12.68 more
Common BlueStable 172.36 more
Holly Blue? 0 more
Red Admiral? 4.26 more
Painted Lady? 1.86 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 9.91 more
PeacockStable 26.06 more
Comma? 3.42 more
Dark Green FritillaryStable 11.61 more
Speckled WoodStable 10.20 more
Marbled White? 125.91 more
GatekeeperDeclining 133.47 more
Meadow BrownStable 142.82 more
RingletStable 174.07 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 UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme is organized and funded by Butterfly Conservation (BC), the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC). The UKBMS is indebted to all volunteers who contribute data to the scheme.