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Avon Meadows Community Wetland

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Map of Avon Meadows Community Wetland

The map shows you the route that this butterfly transect follows.


County : England(Worcestershire)
Gridref : SO950465
Year established : 2011
Number of sections : 7
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) : 1380
Width (m) : 10
Broad habitat : 10
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Small SkipperStable 6.77 more
Essex Skipper? 1.29 more
Large SkipperStable 8.02 more
BrimstoneStable 5.47 more
Large WhiteStable 42.38 more
Small WhiteStable 95.52 more
Green-veined White? 74.05 more
Orange-tipStable 16.77 more
Small Copper? 5.65 more
Brown Argus? 0.29 more
Common BlueStable 5.88 more
Holly Blue? 6.28 more
Painted Lady? 0.15 more
Small TortoiseshellDeclining 61.78 more
PeacockStable 9.59 more
CommaStable 7.37 more
Speckled Wood? 12.53 more
Marbled White? 0.82 more
GatekeeperStable 23.85 more
Meadow BrownDeclining 105.04 more
Small Heath? 0.32 more
RingletStable 35.61 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.