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Ashford Hill Woods & Meadows

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Map of Ashford Hill Woods & Meadows

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County : England(Hampshire)
Gridref : SU564616
Year established : 2007
Number of sections : 6
Altitude (m) :
Length (m) : 2650
Width (m) : 10
Broad habitat : Dry semi/unimproved acid grassland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperStable 48.34 more
Large SkipperStable 14.37 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.41 more
Brimstone? 13.62 more
Large WhiteStable 20.16 more
Small WhiteStable 75.99 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 32.75 more
Orange-tipStable 31.45 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.89 more
Purple HairstreakStable 4.52 more
Small CopperStable 19.02 more
Brown Argus? 1.85 more
Common BlueStable 28.23 more
Holly Blue? 1.89 more
White AdmiralStable 12.66 more
Red AdmiralStable 3.68 more
Painted Lady? 1.29 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 6.29 more
PeacockStable 32.59 more
CommaStable 6.68 more
Dark Green Fritillary? 1 more
Silver-washed FritillaryStable 70.77 more
Speckled WoodStable 165.94 more
Marbled WhiteStable 48.95 more
GatekeeperStable 94.42 more
Meadow BrownIncreasing 769.47 more
Small Heath? 0.49 more
RingletStable 229.14 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.