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Roundway Hill Covert (WWT)

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Map of Roundway Hill Covert (WWT)

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : SU00306400
Year established : 1981
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) : 187
Length (m) : 1500
Width (m) : -1
Broad habitat : Mature broadleaved woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small Skipper? 18 more
Small SkipperStable 9.55 more
Large SkipperStable 24.61 more
Dingy Skipper? 0.38 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 1.35 more
BrimstoneStable 7.54 more
Large WhiteIncreasing 32.81 more
Small WhiteStable 39.03 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 46.29 more
Orange-tipStable 3.68 more
Green HairstreakStable 2.89 more
White-letter Hairstreak? 0.35 more
Small Copper? 0.18 more
Brown ArgusStable 1.80 more
Common BlueStable 13.41 more
Chalk Hill BlueStable 5.10 more
Adonis Blue? 31 more
Holly BlueStable 1.22 more
Duke of BurgundyDeclining 2.56 more
Red AdmiralStable 13.66 more
Painted LadyIncreasing 0.61 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 17.95 more
PeacockStable 29.39 more
CommaIncreasing 3.46 more
Dark Green FritillaryStable 3.06 more
Speckled WoodDeclining 105.72 more
WallStable 7.58 more
Marbled WhiteStable 95.71 more
GatekeeperDeclining 31.70 more
Meadow BrownStable 54.14 more
Small HeathDeclining 8.42 more
RingletStable 160.49 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.

Links to counts


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.