Recorded sightings in 2009: 4
Recorded sightings in 2010: Not yet recorded
Status in Rother: Found sparingly and only near the coast in 2009. A UK priority species requiring further study.
Habitat: The Wall breeds in short, open grassland where the turf is broken or stony. It is found amongst dunes and other coastal habitats (including vegetated undercliffs) as well as disturbed land (including railway embankments and cuttings), disused quarries, derelict land, and gardens.
ID Tips: Rests with wings mostly open in bare, warm and sunny locations. The wings have a series of beautiful, dark rings.
First sighting in Rother (2009): 22 July
Recorded by: Charlie Winchester
UK Distribution trend: -38%
Ten year UK Population trend (1995-2004): -2%
Long term UK population trend: -65%