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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 
Large SkipperStable 12.92 more
Clouded Yellow? 0.30 more
BrimstoneStable 16.39 more
Large WhiteStable 22.19 more
Small WhiteStable 72.70 more
Green-veined WhiteDeclining 24.71 more
Orange-tipStable 29.28 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.70 more
Purple HairstreakDeclining 2.92 more
Small CopperStable 15.83 more
Brown Argus? 1.50 more
Common BlueStable 24.72 more
Holly BlueDeclining 1.35 more
White AdmiralDeclining 10.95 more
Painted Lady? 1.33 more
Small TortoiseshellStable 6.98 more
PeacockStable 31.84 more
CommaStable 7.62 more
Dark Green Fritillary? 0.59 more
Silver-washed FritillaryStable 72.22 more
Speckled WoodStable 152.37 more
Marbled WhiteStable 51.78 more
GatekeeperStable 91.89 more
Meadow BrownStable 781.20 more
Small Heath? 0.41 more
RingletStable 228.76 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.