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Ryton Wood & Pool

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County : England(Warwickshire)
Gridref : SP37907260
Year established : 1990
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) : 86
Length (m) : 1500
Width (m) : 5
Broad habitat : Mature broadleaved woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperDeclining 15.02 more
Essex Skipper? 0.32 more
Large SkipperDeclining 17.88 more
Dingy Skipper? 0.13 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 0.47 more
Wood WhiteStable 3.01 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.18 more
BrimstoneDeclining 11.92 more
Large WhiteDeclining 18.10 more
Small WhiteDeclining 6.59 more
Green-veined WhiteDeclining 91.76 more
Orange-tipDeclining 9.41 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.07 more
Purple HairstreakStable 4.28 more
Small CopperDeclining 2.15 more
Brown ArgusStable 0.83 more
Common BlueDeclining 9.39 more
Holly BlueDeclining 1.91 more
White AdmiralDeclining 13.19 more
Purple Emperor? 0.41 more
Painted LadyDeclining 1.38 more
Small TortoiseshellDeclining 4.54 more
PeacockDeclining 64.98 more
CommaStable 15.47 more
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary? 0.20 more
Pearl-bordered Fritillary? 0.12 more
Silver-washed FritillaryIncreasing 6.92 more
Speckled WoodStable 98.37 more
Wall? 0.04 more
Marbled WhiteStable 1.60 more
GatekeeperDeclining 72.92 more
Meadow BrownDeclining 241.23 more
Small HeathDeclining 4.81 more
RingletStable 219.71 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.