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United Kingdom Butterfly Monitoring Scheme annual report 2008

Botham, M S; Brereton, T M; Middlebrook, I; Cruickshanks, K L; Harrower, C; Beckmann, B; Roy, D. 2010 United Kingdom Butterfly Monitoring Scheme annual report 2008. Wallingford, CEH. (UNSPECIFIED)

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Abstract/Summary

Highlights: Wet and windy weather with low sunshine levels caused problems for most butterfly species. The year ranked as the second worst in the 33-year series and the sorst since 1981. 12 species had their worst year, with continued declines for Small Tortoiseshells and some of our most threatened species, including several of the fritillaries. There was a noticeable absence of migrants after several good years. On the positive side it was good year for some of the Brons including Ringlet and Speckled Wood.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 onwards > Biodiversity > BD Topic 1 - Observations, Patterns, and Predictions for Biodiversity > BD - 1.3 - Long-term/large-scale monitoring and experiments ...
CEH Sections: Pywell
Funders/Sponsors: DEFRA, Butterfly Conservation, JNCC, CEH
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
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Date made live: 04 Nov 2011 15:55
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/15171

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