Devon Priority Species –  Long List

 

Devon Priority Species – Long List 

Criteria (as agreed by the Devon Species Steering Group):
A – Priority species in England (= species listed on Section 41 of the NERC Act)
B – Nationally (GB or England, not Global) threatened species (Critically endangered, endangered or vulnerable)
C – Nationally rare (15 or fewer hectads (10km squares) for terrestrial species or 8 or fewer 10 km squares containing sea within the historical three-nautical mile limit of territorial seas for Great Britain for marine species)
D – Nationally scarce (16-100 hectads (10km squares) or 9-55 10 km squares containing sea within the historical three-nautical mile limit of territorial seas for Great Britain for marine species)
E – Red listed birds
F – Rare in Devon – found in 10 or fewer tetrads, or 40 or fewer monads (for well recorded species groups)
G – Devon is an English stronghold (based on expert opinion)