Coedydd a Cheunant Rheidol/ Rheidol Woods and Gorge

Site details

UK map showing location of Coedydd a Cheunant Rheidol/ Rheidol Woods and Gorge Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Coedydd a Cheunant Rheidol/ Rheidol Woods and Gorge SAC/SCI/cSAC
 

Note:

When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

91A0 Old sessile oak woods with Ilex and Blechnum in the British Isles
Rheidol Woods provides a very large example of old sessile oak woods in mid-western Wales, extending along a steep-sided river valley. The canopy is dominated by sessile oak Quercus petraea, and the ground flora has the typical acidophile species and well-developed lower plant component of this habitat in Wales. Small-leaved lime Tilia cordata occurs in places, suggesting a fragmentary occurrence of 9180 Tilio-Acerion woodland. The woods are also notable for breeding birds.

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

Not applicable.


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