- 1957-1998 (Creation)
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Including zoological surveys, records and research. The file contains lists of invertebrates, a number of letters concerning the release of different butterfly species and a map indicating their release at the site, a 1997 research paper entitled 'The Dragonflies of Skipwith Common' by J.S. Clark, lists of crustacea, herptiles, mammals and birds at the site, as well as a number of photographs.
The file also includes several reports on the surveying of the nightjar population at the site and some interesting early observations of the nettle-creeper, or whitethroat, at Skipwith Common.