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Pickett Wood

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : ST870540
Year established : 1981
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) : 1194
Width (m) :
Broad habitat : Mature mixed broadleaved and coniferous woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperDeclining 40.83 more
Essex SkipperDeclining 0.61 more
Large SkipperDeclining 25.22 more
Dingy SkipperDeclining 1.31 more
Grizzled SkipperDeclining 6.43 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.26 more
BrimstoneStable 19.07 more
Large WhiteStable 34.89 more
Small WhiteDeclining 36.17 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 61.16 more
Orange-tipIncreasing 10.92 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.10 more
Purple HairstreakDeclining 4.02 more
White-letter Hairstreak? 0.13 more
Small CopperDeclining 12.61 more
Small Blue? 0.05 more
Brown ArgusDeclining 4.03 more
Common BlueDeclining 19.22 more
Chalk Hill Blue? 0.08 more
Holly BlueStable 1.53 more
Duke of BurgundyDeclining 2.16 more
White AdmiralStable 12.07 more
Red AdmiralStable 10.05 more
Painted LadyStable 1.84 more
Small TortoiseshellDeclining 14.25 more
PeacockStable 116.11 more
CommaStable 30.78 more
Small Pearl-bordered FritillaryDeclining 1.44 more
Pearl-bordered FritillaryDeclining 2.03 more
High Brown Fritillary? 0.02 more
Dark Green FritillaryStable 0.77 more
Silver-washed FritillaryIncreasing 75.13 more
Marsh FritillaryDeclining 0.26 more
Speckled WoodStable 91.30 more
WallDeclining 0.44 more
Marbled WhiteDeclining 11.10 more
GatekeeperDeclining 125.13 more
Meadow BrownIncreasing 262.25 more
Small HeathDeclining 1.57 more
RingletDeclining 141.90 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 UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme is organized and funded by Butterfly Conservation (BC), the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC). The UKBMS is indebted to all volunteers who contribute data to the scheme.