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Bentley Wood Hawksgrove

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Map of Bentley Wood Hawksgrove

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : SU240280
Year established : 2002
Number of sections : 8
Altitude (m) : 60
Length (m) : 2270
Width (m) : -1
Broad habitat : Mature broadleaved woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperDeclining 37.61 more
Essex SkipperStable 0.75 more
Silver-spotted Skipper? 0.19 more
Large SkipperStable 72.51 more
Dingy Skipper? 0.36 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 0.58 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.70 more
BrimstoneStable 164.68 more
Large WhiteStable 30.98 more
Small WhiteStable 51.31 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 57.49 more
Orange-tipStable 11.65 more
Green Hairstreak? 0 more
Purple HairstreakStable 2.18 more
Small CopperDeclining 2.11 more
Brown ArgusStable 0.89 more
Common BlueStable 8.31 more
Chalk Hill Blue? 0.13 more
Holly BlueStable 2.75 more
Duke of Burgundy? 1.54 more
White AdmiralStable 8.73 more
Purple Emperor? 0 more
Painted LadyStable 2.42 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 7.52 more
PeacockStable 84.25 more
CommaStable 24.42 more
Small Pearl-bordered FritillaryStable 10.49 more
Pearl-bordered FritillaryDeclining 59.72 more
Dark Green Fritillary? 0.35 more
Silver-washed FritillaryIncreasing 282.79 more
Marsh Fritillary? 0.09 more
Speckled WoodStable 177.36 more
Marbled WhiteDeclining 22 more
GatekeeperStable 201.35 more
Meadow BrownStable 267.03 more
RingletStable 515.65 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.