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Bentley Wood - Barnridge

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Map of Bentley Wood - Barnridge

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : SU24202950
Year established : 1998
Number of sections : 9
Altitude (m) : 69
Length (m) : 1350
Width (m) : -1
Broad habitat : Dry semi/unimproved acid grassland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperDeclining 131.27 more
Essex Skipper? 0.15 more
Silver-spotted Skipper? 0.10 more
Large SkipperStable 38.27 more
Dingy SkipperStable 0.56 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 1.76 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.36 more
BrimstoneStable 35.62 more
Large WhiteStable 7.37 more
Small WhiteIncreasing 18.25 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 4.31 more
Orange-tipStable 1.08 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.26 more
Purple Hairstreak? 0.25 more
Small CopperStable 2.91 more
Brown ArgusStable 0.83 more
Common BlueDeclining 5.89 more
Chalk Hill Blue? 0.20 more
Holly BlueStable 0.48 more
Duke of BurgundyStable 0.91 more
White AdmiralStable 2.67 more
Purple Emperor? 0.10 more
Red AdmiralStable 4.18 more
Painted LadyStable 1.83 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 5.48 more
PeacockStable 23.74 more
CommaStable 4.34 more
Small Pearl-bordered FritillaryStable 9.46 more
Pearl-bordered FritillaryStable 13.91 more
Dark Green FritillaryStable 0.75 more
Silver-washed FritillaryStable 19.58 more
Marsh FritillaryStable 12.10 more
Speckled WoodStable 31.35 more
Marbled WhiteDeclining 84.31 more
GatekeeperStable 230.47 more
Meadow BrownStable 132.78 more
Small HeathStable 1.73 more
RingletStable 207.39 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.