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Harbury Spoilbank

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Map of Harbury Spoilbank

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County : England(Warwickshire)
Gridref : SP38605960
Year established : 1988
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) : 105
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 SkipperDeclining 18.90 more
Large SkipperStable 18.75 more
Dingy SkipperStable 33.67 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 27.35 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.73 more
BrimstoneStable 16.84 more
Large WhiteDeclining 44.20 more
Small WhiteStable 33.96 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 57.42 more
Orange-tipStable 2.61 more
Green HairstreakStable 11.66 more
White-letter Hairstreak? 0.81 more
Small CopperStable 1.90 more
Small Blue? 0.15 more
Brown Argus? 0.68 more
Common BlueStable 202.95 more
Holly BlueStable 2.02 more
Red AdmiralStable 1.21 more
Painted Lady? 1.69 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 10.27 more
PeacockStable 23.26 more
CommaStable 1.80 more
Silver-washed Fritillary? 0.07 more
Speckled WoodDeclining 43.70 more
WallStable 2.58 more
Marbled WhiteStable 134.53 more
GatekeeperStable 160.38 more
Meadow BrownStable 397.11 more
Small HeathDeclining 15.49 more
RingletStable 243.73 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.