Survey Squares

The suitability index is a number between 0 and 1. The higher the number the more suitable that 1km square is predicted to be for the Chequered Skipper. The sqaures have also been ranked into four categories (A-D), as shown below, with category A being the highest category and D the lowest.

The squares have also been listed in order of rank. The lower the number the more suitable the square is predicted to be for the Chequered Skipper.

Please click on the map links in the General Location column to view a map showing the position of each square in each location.

General Location Ranking 1km square Suitability index CS category
Map 1 Sutherland 2 NC3436 0.96 A
  17 NC3237 0.87 B
  48 NC3337 0.78 C
         
Map 2 Wester Ross 29 NG8217 0.83 B
  21 NG8928 0.85 B
  50 NG8117 0.77 C
  72 NG9628 0.72 C
  90 NG9913 0.69 D
         
Map 3 Loch Arkaig (west) 20 NM9690 0.86 B
  25 NM9992 0.84 B
  38 NM9490 0.81 B
  39 NM9791 0.80 B
  45 NM0092 0.79 C
  61 NM9693 0.75 C
  69 NM9891 0.73 C
  97 NM9390 0.68 D
         
Map 4 Lochailort to Glenfinnan & Sheil north 7 NM8476 0.93 A
  8 NM7982 0.92 A
  12 NM9083 0.89 B
  16 NM8981 0.87 B
  30 NM8082 0.82 B
  40 NM7682 0.80 B
  57 NM8980 0.76 C
  60 NM8581 0.75 C
  80 NM7783 0.71 C
  88 NM8481 0.69 D
  100 NM8375 0.66 D
         
Map 5 Loch Eil 27 NM9776 0.84 B
  33 NM9879 0.81 B
  55 NN0178 0.77 C
  56 NM9682 0.76 C
  66 NM9775 0.74 C
  67 NM9378 0.74 C
  71 NM9779 0.72 C
  85 NM9579 0.70 C
  99 NN0478 0.67 D
         
Map 6 Fort William & Spean Bridge & Loch Arkaig east 23 NN1578 0.85 B
  31 NN1375 0.82 B
  32 NN1788 0.81 B
  35 NN1883 0.81 B
  36 NN1679 0.81 B
  37 NN2083 0.81 B
  41 NN2380 0.80 B
  42 NN1980 0.80 B
  43 NN2082 0.80 B
  47 NN1784 0.78 C
  63 NN2088 0.74 C
  64 NN1777 0.74 C
  70 NN2181 0.73 C
  73 NN1887 0.72 C
  76 NN1377 0.72 C
  77 NN1778 0.72 C
  87 NN1982 0.70 C
  91 NN2480 0.69 D
  92 NN2278 0.69 D
  96 NN1677 0.68 D
         
Map 7 Movern & Moidart west 15 NM6752 0.87 B
  24 NM6851 0.84 B
  65 NM6966 0.74 C
  75 NM6671 0.72 C
  83 NM6865 0.70 C
  89 NM6356 0.69 D
         
Map 8 Loch Sheil south, Sunart east & Kingairloch 10 NM7269 0.91 A
  13 NM8272 0.88 B
  19 NM7970 0.86 B
  51 NM8353 0.77 C
  52 NM7568 0.77 C
  54 NM7460 0.77 C
  68 NM7661 0.73 C
  78 NM8453 0.71 C
  82 NM7669 0.70 C
  93 NM7272 0.68 D
  98 NM8061 0.68 D
         
Map 9 Ardgour & Ballachulish area 5 NN0960 0.94 A
  9 NM9863 0.91 A
  22 NM9964 0.85 B
  26 NN1058 0.84 B
  44 NN0660 0.79 C
  49 NM9968 0.77 C
  62 NN1157 0.75 C
  79 NN0870 0.71 C
  95 NN0363 0.68 D
         
Map 10 Mull 1 NM5737 0.96 A
         
Map 11 Glen Creran & Taynult 3 NN0247 0.95 A
  6 NN0147 0.93 A
  18 NM9733 0.87 B
  34 NM9833 0.81 B
  58 NN0347 0.76 C
  81 NM9545 0.71 C
         
Map 12 Loch Etive north & Glen Etive 4 NN1045 0.95 A
  11 NN1551 0.89 B
  28 NN0838 0.84 B
  46 NN1650 0.79 C
  53 NN1346 0.77 C
  74 NN1550 0.72 C
  84 NN1549 0.70 C
  86 NN0635 0.70 C
         
Map 13 Cowal 14 NS0079 0.88 B
  59 NS0080 0.76 C
  94 NS1296 0.68 D