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Roundway Hill Covert (WWT)

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Map of Roundway Hill Covert (WWT)

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County : England(Wiltshire)
Gridref : SU00306400
Year established : 1981
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) : 187
Length (m) : 1500
Width (m) : -1
Broad habitat : Mature broadleaved woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperDeclining 7.54 more
Large SkipperStable 22.31 more
Dingy Skipper? 0.33 more
Grizzled SkipperStable 1.13 more
BrimstoneStable 7.74 more
Large WhiteIncreasing 35.02 more
Small WhiteStable 35.03 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 51.78 more
Orange-tipStable 3.63 more
Green HairstreakStable 2.34 more
White-letter Hairstreak? 0.33 more
Small Copper? 0.18 more
Brown ArgusStable 1.89 more
Common BlueStable 11.92 more
Chalk Hill BlueStable 4.52 more
Adonis Blue? 10.31 more
Holly BlueStable 1.11 more
Duke of BurgundyDeclining 2.21 more
Red AdmiralIncreasing 14.82 more
Painted LadyIncreasing 0.61 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 16.60 more
PeacockStable 27.30 more
CommaIncreasing 4.39 more
Dark Green FritillaryStable 3.14 more
Speckled WoodDeclining 102.07 more
WallStable 7.54 more
Marbled WhiteStable 93.43 more
GatekeeperDeclining 25.94 more
Meadow BrownIncreasing 59.48 more
Small HeathDeclining 8.42 more
RingletDeclining 146.85 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.

Links to counts

2015,2016,2017


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.