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Ashtead Common A

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Map of Ashtead Common A

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County : England(Surrey)
Gridref : TQ180594
Year established : 1992
Number of sections : 5
Altitude (m) : 55
Length (m) : 1500
Width (m) : 5
Broad habitat : Mature broadleaved woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperDeclining 63.40 more
Small Skipper? 1.96 more
Essex Skipper? 1.62 more
Large SkipperDeclining 32.63 more
Dingy Skipper? 0.07 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.20 more
BrimstoneStable 15.17 more
Large WhiteStable 17.11 more
Small WhiteDeclining 27.38 more
Green-veined WhiteDeclining 7.64 more
Orange-tipStable 6.32 more
Green Hairstreak? 0 more
Purple HairstreakStable 2.07 more
Small CopperStable 2.09 more
Common BlueDeclining 7.02 more
Holly BlueStable 1.20 more
White AdmiralStable 1.15 more
Purple Emperor? 0.12 more
Red AdmiralStable 2.19 more
Painted Lady? 0.73 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 2.60 more
PeacockDeclining 11.84 more
CommaStable 8.65 more
Silver-washed Fritillary? 1.19 more
Speckled WoodStable 144.57 more
Wall?   more
GatekeeperDeclining 62.99 more
Meadow BrownStable 54.26 more
Small Heath? 0.34 more
RingletStable 158.42 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 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.