Gweunydd Blaencleddau

Site details

UK map showing location of Gweunydd Blaencleddau Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Gweunydd Blaencleddau 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

Not applicable

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

4010 Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae)
7130 Blanket bogs (* if active bog)  * Priority feature
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs
7230 Alkaline fens

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

1065 Marsh fritillary butterfly  Euphydryas (Eurodryas, Hypodryas) aurinia
This mixture of wet heath and damp grassland at the head of the Eastern Cleddau contains the most extensive habitat network for marsh fritillary Euphydryas aurinia in Pembrokeshire and, in conjunction with the nearby population at Waun Isaf (Preseli cSAC), supports the strongest metapopulation of the species in this area.

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

1044 Southern damselfly  Coenagrion mercuriale

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