Duncton to Bignor Escarpment

Site details

UK map showing location of Duncton to Bignor Escarpment Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Duncton to Bignor Escarpment 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

9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests
Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests occur here on steep scarp slopes and on more gently-sloping hillsides in mosaic with ash Fraxinus excelsior woodland, scrub and grassland. Much of the beech woodland is high forest but with some old pollards. Rare plants present include the white helleborine Cephalanthera damasonium, yellow birdís nest Monotropa hypopitys and green hellebore Helleborus viridis. The woods also have a rich mollusc fauna.

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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