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Barbury Castle

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Map of Barbury Castle

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County : England(Swindon)
Gridref : SU14907630
Year established : 0
Number of sections : 6
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) : 1000
Width (m) : 0
Broad habitat : Dry semi/unimproved (flower rich) chalk/limestone grassland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperDeclining 9.71 more
Essex SkipperDeclining 16.08 more
Large SkipperStable 87.64 more
Dingy SkipperStable 3.91 more
Grizzled Skipper? 2.87 more
Clouded Yellow? 1.59 more
BrimstoneStable 3.30 more
Large WhiteStable 57.64 more
Small WhiteStable 46.36 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 122.27 more
Orange-tip? 0.19 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.29 more
Small CopperDeclining 60.69 more
Small BlueStable 5.81 more
Brown ArgusStable 125.16 more
Common BlueStable 402.64 more
Chalk Hill BlueStable 230.90 more
Adonis BlueStable 142.80 more
Holly Blue? 0.52 more
Duke of Burgundy? 0 more
Red AdmiralStable 19.62 more
Painted LadyStable 11.85 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 218.18 more
PeacockStable 70 more
Comma? 0.70 more
Dark Green Fritillary? 0.79 more
Marsh FritillaryDeclining 21.85 more
Speckled WoodStable 1.61 more
Wall? 0.92 more
Marbled WhiteStable 526.72 more
GatekeeperStable 142.03 more
Meadow BrownStable 1467.36 more
Small HeathStable 341.24 more
RingletStable 565.25 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.