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Drayton

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Map of Drayton

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County : England(Warwickshire)
Gridref : SP16305540
Year established : 1993
Number of sections : 12
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) : 2167
Width (m) : 5
Broad habitat : Agriculturally improved/re-seeded/ heavily fertilised grassland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperStable 2.28 more
Small SkipperStable 1.04 more
Essex Skipper? 1.26 more
Large SkipperDeclining 4.77 more
BrimstoneDeclining 6.65 more
Large WhiteStable 19.23 more
Small WhiteDeclining 31.86 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 73.43 more
Orange-tipStable 12.23 more
Small Copper? 0.15 more
Common BlueIncreasing 1.03 more
Holly Blue? 0.28 more
Red AdmiralStable 4.60 more
Painted LadyStable 2.51 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 73.14 more
PeacockStable 24.97 more
CommaStable 4.45 more
Speckled WoodIncreasing 14.03 more
Marbled WhiteIncreasing 0.60 more
GatekeeperStable 37.28 more
Meadow BrownIncreasing 108.53 more
Small Heath? 0.31 more
RingletStable 17.33 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.