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Middle Street Meadow, Salisbury

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Map of Middle Street Meadow, Salisbury

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : SU22502570
Year established : 1994
Number of sections : 10
Altitude (m) : 126
Length (m) : 1350
Width (m) : 10
Broad habitat : Seasonally wet and wet marshy grasslands
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperIncreasing 10.66 more
Small SkipperStable 7.10 more
Large SkipperIncreasing 5.86 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.38 more
BrimstoneIncreasing 4.61 more
Large WhiteDeclining 11.64 more
Small WhiteStable 67.63 more
Green-veined WhiteIncreasing 2.76 more
Orange-tipIncreasing 7.46 more
Small CopperStable 2.31 more
Common BlueIncreasing 19.61 more
Holly BlueStable 1.25 more
Red AdmiralStable 6.86 more
Painted LadyStable 0.90 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 144.56 more
PeacockStable 9.58 more
CommaIncreasing 2.41 more
Speckled WoodIncreasing 1.59 more
Marbled WhiteIncreasing 11.40 more
Grayling? 1.24 more
GatekeeperIncreasing 9.28 more
Meadow BrownStable 267.12 more
Small Heath? 0.12 more
RingletIncreasing 64.90 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.