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The scheme, part of a PS750,000 award from the People's Postcode Lottery, will also benefit other wildlife including heath fritillary butterflies, nightjars and Dartford warblers, the Trust said.
Natural England is working with landowners and local organisations, such as the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Butterfly Conservation, to create the perfect conditions for the rare marsh fritillary butterfly.
He refers to data that shows how some resident species have been growing in number in the past decade, with the pearl-bordered fritillary and the Duke of Burgundy increasing in abundance by 45 per cent and 67 per cent respectively, and the dingy skipper and silver-studded blue increasing in occurrence by 21 per cent and 19 per cent respectively.
It's a man in a toga, holding a little bit of a corn on the cob in one hand and a fritillary in the other.
The remaining three species, cabbage white (Pirns rapae), variegated fritillary (Euptoieta claudia), and eastern tiger swallowtail (P.
The high brown fritillary butterfly depends for its lifecycle on woodlands and on grassland habitat where there is sufficient light to promote growth of violets, which are the favoured food plant of the butterfly's larva.
And 2013's very cold spring hit species such as the endangered pearl-bordered fritillary whose numbers were down more than a fifth (22 per cent) on 2012.
Experts say that butterflies spotted at the Gavray Drive site include all of the five hairstreak species - which are native to Britain - plus the marsh fritillary, under threat in the this country and Europe.
Mike Whitley, FCW's Clocaenog manager, said: "It's great to see this rolling programme of conservation work benefiting many different species, in particular the small pearl-bordered fritillary.
is commonly known as the queen of Spain fritillary across Europe.
It is fascinating to observe a female Gulf Fritillary depositing eggs on the tendrils of Passion Vine and then, after a couple of days, to discover the orange, spiny caterpillars munching away on the leaves.
From the wide vistas of saltwater marshes teeming with wildlife (great blue herons, Atlantic blue crabs, black and gold fritillary butterflies, mating lovebugs) to the majestic live oaks with whirls of Spanish moss entangled in their limbs to the wide sandy beaches with names (Nanny Goat Beach and Cabrillou) that sound like song titles, the island beckons the appreciative exploring group or the solitary writer seeking inspiration.