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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 
Essex/Small SkipperStable 75.93 more
Small SkipperDeclining 53.21 more
Essex Skipper? 0.70 more
Silver-spotted Skipper? 0.41 more
Large SkipperStable 82.48 more
Dingy Skipper? 0.51 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 0.70 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.98 more
BrimstoneStable 161.39 more
Large WhiteStable 31.16 more
Small WhiteStable 55.42 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 54.23 more
Orange-tipStable 12.62 more
Green Hairstreak? 0 more
Purple HairstreakStable 2 more
Small CopperDeclining 2.41 more
Brown ArgusStable 1.12 more
Common BlueStable 11.38 more
Chalk Hill Blue? 0.17 more
Holly BlueStable 3.16 more
Duke of Burgundy? 1.75 more
White AdmiralStable 10.48 more
Purple Emperor? 0 more
Red AdmiralStable 22.13 more
Painted LadyStable 3.08 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 8.22 more
PeacockStable 90.20 more
CommaStable 25.77 more
Small Pearl-bordered FritillaryStable 15.72 more
Pearl-bordered FritillaryStable 69.72 more
Dark Green Fritillary? 0.33 more
Silver-washed FritillaryIncreasing 292.01 more
Marsh Fritillary? 0.12 more
Speckled WoodIncreasing 179.27 more
Marbled WhiteStable 28.09 more
GatekeeperStable 227.29 more
Meadow BrownStable 255.37 more
RingletStable 498.90 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.