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Ampfield Wood

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County : England(Hampshire)
Gridref : SU410238
Year established : 1979
Number of sections : 11
Altitude (m) : 49
Length (m) : 1532
Width (m) : -1
Broad habitat : Mature mixed broadleaved and coniferous woodland
The following species have been recorded on this site:
SpeciesStatusColonised / ExtinctMean Count 
Essex/Small SkipperDeclining 18.46 more
Small SkipperDeclining 17.40 more
Essex SkipperStable 0.64 more
Large SkipperIncreasing 19.84 more
Dingy SkipperDeclining 0.65 more
Grizzled SkipperDeclining 1.40 more
Clouded YellowStable 0.37 more
BrimstoneDeclining 91.04 more
Large WhiteStable 15.48 more
Small WhiteDeclining 23.78 more
Green-veined WhiteStable 17.98 more
Orange-tipStable 3.52 more
Green Hairstreak? 0.10 more
Purple HairstreakIncreasing 0.20 more
White-letter Hairstreak? 0.02 more
Small CopperStable 1.79 more
Brown ArgusStable 0.55 more
Common BlueStable 2.37 more
Chalk Hill Blue? 0.02 more
Holly BlueStable 1.78 more
White AdmiralDeclining 3.09 more
Purple EmperorStable 0.17 more
Red AdmiralStable 5.03 more
Painted LadyStable 2.47 more
Small TortoiseshellDeclining 3.66 more
PeacockDeclining 59.23 more
CommaDeclining 15.62 more
Small Pearl-bordered FritillaryDeclining 0.43 more
Pearl-bordered FritillaryDeclining 0.95 more
Dark Green Fritillary? 0.09 more
Silver-washed FritillaryIncreasing 18.50 more
Marsh FritillaryStable 0.24 more
Speckled WoodIncreasing 95.31 more
WallDeclining 0.84 more
Marbled WhiteDeclining 3.99 more
Grayling? 0.03 more
GatekeeperStable 47.76 more
Meadow BrownStable 128.69 more
Small HeathDeclining 0.76 more
RingletIncreasing 51.93 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.