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Bentley Wood - Compartment Four

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Map of Bentley Wood - Compartment Four

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : SU25303180
Year established : 2002
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) : 108
Length (m) : 1330
Width (m) : 5
Broad habitat : Mature mixed broadleaved and coniferous woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperDeclining 4.93 more
Small SkipperStable 3.94 more
Essex Skipper? 0.68 more
Large SkipperStable 4.01 more
Dingy Skipper? 0.32 more
Grizzled SkipperDeclining 2.21 more
BrimstoneStable 87.33 more
Large WhiteStable 34.38 more
Small WhiteStable 37.84 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 22.89 more
Orange-tipStable 8.01 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.29 more
Purple Hairstreak? 0.74 more
Small CopperStable 4.88 more
Brown Argus? 0.26 more
Common BlueStable 7.70 more
Chalk Hill Blue? 0.32 more
Holly BlueStable 2.53 more
Duke of Burgundy? 1.12 more
White AdmiralStable 1.48 more
Red AdmiralStable 28.40 more
Painted Lady? 3.93 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 8.55 more
PeacockStable 31.92 more
CommaStable 9.42 more
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary? 1.09 more
Pearl-bordered Fritillary? 2.23 more
Dark Green FritillaryDeclining 4.35 more
Silver-washed FritillaryStable 37.29 more
Speckled WoodStable 136.98 more
Marbled WhiteStable 7.50 more
GatekeeperDeclining 33.95 more
Meadow BrownDeclining 107.23 more
Small Heath? 0.82 more
RingletStable 126.26 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.