Cwm Doethie - Mynydd Mallaen

Site details

UK map showing location of Cwm Doethie - Mynydd Mallaen Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Cwm Doethie - Mynydd Mallaen 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
Cwm Doethie Mynydd Mallaen contains a large area of old sessile oak wood along a series of inter-connected valleys. The site is one of several examples representing this habitat in the core of its Welsh range. Sessile oak Quercus petraea woodland predominates, with a typical acidic ground flora and rich lower plant component. The site is also notable for its upland heathland and grassland communities, and for its breeding bird assemblages, which includes red kite Milvus milvus.

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

4030 European dry heaths

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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