Queendown Warren

Site details

UK map showing location of Queendown Warren Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Queendown Warren 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

6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites)
This site hosts the priority habitat type "orchid rich sites". Queendown Warren consists of CG3 Bromus erectus grassland. It contains an important assemblage of rare and scarce species, including early spider-orchid Ophrys sphegodes, burnt orchid Orchis ustulata and man orchid Aceras anthropophorum.

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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