Fritillary

Welcome to the Fritillary website

Fritillary goes on line!

From the fourth volume of Fritillary onwards it has been published on line. From this site you can download the articles in Fritillary 4, Fritillary 5 and Fritillary 6 in pdf format. But if you would like a bound paper copy (A4 format) you can still get one by ringing 01865 863660 or emailing orders.

Would you like to submit a paper?

If you would like to submit a paper to Fritillary you should email the receiving editor at submit a paper.

You will find guidelines for the formatting of your submission on the guidelines page, but email the receiving editor first.

Fritillary 1

Fritillary 1 is now free. Email orders to get one.

The first-ever volume of Fritillary, this represented a new venture for the Society and the Trust. It is still in demand and we have recently reprinted it.

Coppicing in Brasenose Wood, Oxfordshire by R J Fuller and David Steel
Seedling populations in chalk grassland and scrub, and their possible significance for amenity and conservation management by C J Smith and K Ibberson
The birds of Wytham - an historical survey by Andy Gosler

Fritillary 2

The Wildlife of the Three Counties

Millennium edition

Fritillary 2 is now free. Email orders to get one.

The content of this issue recognises the loss of wildlife as a result of widely publicised changes in land-use during the latter part of the 20th century and the changing attitudes following the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. In this volume there are articles on rare and widespread plants, fish, birds and snails.

The flora of the Oxford Ring Road by Caroline Jackson-Houlston
Meadow dandelions by Alison McDonald
The wild celery story by Ann Cole
The native grape hyacinth by Jo Dunn
Fish Rescue by Darren Bedworth
Farmland birds of Oxfordshire in the twentieth century by Phil Barnett
Farmland flowers by Susanna Kay
Status and distribution of molluscs by Steve Gregory

Fritillary 3

The Unique Ecosystems of the Oxfordshire Valley-head Fens

Celebrating the centenary of the first nature reserve in Oxfordshire

Multi-disciplinary research supporting conservation

Fritillary 3 is now free. Email orders to get one.

An opportunity to read multi-disciplinary accounts of the origins, workings, diverse biology and conservation of these ecosystems which have hitherto not been understood.

New experimental and descriptive work on the nutrient requirements of the vegetation explains much of the unique nature of these habitats
Studies of the rare and characteristic invertebrates show how very special these sites are
Many important conclusions are made for the conservation of these fens
This approach represents a paradigm for the understanding and future sustainability of specific ecosystems
Vegetation history since the last ice age by Petra Dark
Hydrology by Peter Morris
New insights into the botany by Bryan Wheeler
The importance for invertebrates by Keith Porter
The southern damselfly by Graham Steven
Molluscs by Steve Gregory

Fritillary 4


Photo - Pearl-bordered Fritillary on Common Spotted Orchid
by (c) Jim Asher
(Pearl-bordered Fritillary was last seen in Oxfordshire in 1995;
this photo was taken in 1993.)

Go to the Fritillary 4 page.

Fritillary 5


Photo - Volunteers counting Fritillaries on Iffley Meadow
by (c) Debbie Lewis

Go to the Fritillary 5 page.

Fritillary 6


The Young Charles Darwin
by kind permission of Historic England

Go to the Fritillary 6 page.

Fritillary 7


Photo - Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
by (c) Jim Asher
(Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary was last seen in Berkshire
in 1990, and is now believed to be extinct in
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.)

Go to the Fritillary 7 page.

Fritillary Extra

Fritillary Extra has miscellaneous papers connected with the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire. Note that the papers in this section are not part of the refereed journal. Papers include:

The memorial day held for George Claridge Druce: 18th May 1996. Edited by Frances Watkins and Serena Marner
In celebration of the Centenary of the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire 1901 - 2001 by Serena Marner
Some extracts from old volumes of the proceedings of the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire. These are interesting as historical documents and also because they contain various checklists of local flora and fauna.

From the Fritillary Extra page you can download the articles in pdf format. But if you would like a paper copy (A4 format) you can get one by emailing orders.

Go to the Fritillary Extra page.


Fritillary Reports

Fritillary Reports currently has reports from the Oxfordshire Flora Group (formerly the Rare Plants Group) of the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire. Note that the papers in this section are not part of the refereed journal. Papers include:

Apium repens, Creeping Marshwort Species Recovery Programme 1995-2005
Veronica praecox, Breckland Speedwell: 2010: Twelve years on

From the Fritillary Reports page you can download the articles in pdf format. But if you would like a paper copy (A4 format) you can get one by emailing orders.

Go to the Fritillary Reports page.


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frances.watkins@anthriscus.co.uk
Last update 22nd August 2017