Re-analysis of unpublished paper by Ferguson(1982). The aim of this research project was to re-survey Formica rufa L. nest distribution and location within Yarner Wood NNR. The survey was carried out in two locations identified from a historical survey carried out in the 1980s. The historical data was collated to enable direct analysis of distribution patterns with this survey and provide a methodology for future monitoring.
The report contains information on the ecology of Formica rufa L., survey methodology, survey results, threats and management recommendations.
This unpublished work has been catalogued as part of the NNR Record Project and can be made available on request.