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Bubbenhall Meadow

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Map of Bubbenhall Meadow

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County : England(Warwickshire)
Gridref : SP373717
Year established : 2008
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) : 1214
Width (m) : 5
Broad habitat : Dry semi/unimproved (flower rich) neutral grassland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperStable 121.20 more
Essex Skipper? 0.74 more
Large SkipperStable 104.28 more
Dingy Skipper? 0.86 more
Wood White? 0.26 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.48 more
BrimstoneStable 13.47 more
Large WhiteStable 30.85 more
Small WhiteStable 73.80 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 32.46 more
Orange-tipDeclining 13.90 more
Green HairstreakIncreasing 1.52 more
Purple HairstreakStable 2.47 more
White-letter Hairstreak? 0 more
Small CopperStable 15.53 more
Brown ArgusStable 30.76 more
Common BlueStable 116.11 more
Holly BlueStable 2.19 more
White Admiral? 0.56 more
Purple Emperor? 0.26 more
Painted Lady? 1.48 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 16.39 more
PeacockStable 68.13 more
CommaStable 7.26 more
Silver-washed FritillaryStable 3.71 more
Speckled WoodStable 24.84 more
Marbled WhiteIncreasing 18.42 more
GatekeeperStable 297.68 more
Meadow BrownStable 762.38 more
Small HeathStable 45.98 more
RingletStable 191.28 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.