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Prickmoor Wood, Chittoe

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Map of Prickmoor Wood, Chittoe

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : ST95106610
Year established : 1998
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) : 102
Length (m) : 1300
Width (m) : 5
Broad habitat : Dry semi/unimproved (flower rich) neutral grassland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperStable 76.12 more
Small SkipperStable 77.27 more
Large Skipper? 29.50 more
Grizzled Skipper? 0.82 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.64 more
BrimstoneStable 9.52 more
Large WhiteStable 20.67 more
Small White? 91.19 more
Green-veined White? 52.34 more
Orange-tip? 14.86 more
Purple Hairstreak? 0.64 more
White-letter HairstreakStable 6.61 more
Small Copper? 3.65 more
Brown Argus? 1.34 more
Common Blue? 8.46 more
Holly Blue? 1.22 more
White Admiral? 6.46 more
Red Admiral? 17.79 more
Painted Lady? 1.63 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 12.45 more
PeacockStable 58.01 more
Comma? 30.92 more
Silver-washed Fritillary? 2.95 more
Marsh Fritillary? 0.41 more
Speckled WoodStable 47.38 more
Marbled WhiteDeclining 81.72 more
GatekeeperStable 107.19 more
Meadow BrownStable 266.81 more
Small Heath? 0.41 more
RingletStable 196.21 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.