Somerset UK Partnership to Benefit High Brown Fritillary

High Brown Fritillary courtesy www.ukbutterflies.co.uk

High Brown Fritillary courtesy http://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk

The high brown fritillary is among species of concern identified by The Somerset Biodiversity Partnership as under threat of extinction in Somerset, the web site thisissomerset.co.uk reports today.

The high brown is on a list of Somerset Priority Species most in danger of disappearing in Somerset, along with white clawed crayfish and Cheddar pink.  The pearl bordered fritillary is among species recently lost in Somerset.

Action plans are being developed to aid recovery of the threatened species.

Read the full story:  somerset biodiversity partnership saving wildlife threatened with extinction in mid-Somerset | this is somerset

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