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Ashford Hangers 1

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Map of Ashford Hangers 1

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County : England(Hampshire)
Gridref : SU74202680
Year established : 1987
Number of sections : 11
Altitude (m) : 116
Length (m) : 2000
Width (m) :
Broad habitat : Dry semi/unimproved (flower rich) chalk/limestone grassland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperStable 18.69 more
Essex SkipperStable 1.99 more
Large SkipperStable 39.98 more
Dingy SkipperStable 2.85 more
Grizzled SkipperIncreasing 2.01 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.38 more
BrimstoneStable 37.26 more
Large WhiteStable 63.64 more
Small WhiteStable 37.71 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 27.18 more
Orange-tipStable 9.45 more
Green HairstreakStable 3.69 more
Small CopperStable 2.76 more
Brown ArgusStable 3.42 more
Common BlueStable 72.08 more
Chalk Hill Blue? 0.16 more
Holly BlueStable 3.52 more
Duke of Burgundy? 0.19 more
Purple Emperor? 0.10 more
Painted LadyStable 2.60 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 21.11 more
PeacockStable 57.57 more
CommaStable 6.02 more
Dark Green Fritillary? 0.04 more
Silver-washed FritillaryIncreasing 4.36 more
Speckled WoodStable 112.01 more
Wall? 0.10 more
Marbled WhiteStable 127.69 more
GatekeeperStable 97.68 more
Meadow BrownStable 368.19 more
Small Heath? 0.09 more
RingletStable 198.82 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.

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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.