Dew`s Ponds

Site details

UK map showing location of Dew`s Ponds Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Dew`s Ponds 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

Not applicable.

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

1166 Great crested newt  Triturus cristatus
This site in rural East Suffolk comprises a series of 12 ponds set in an area of formerly predominantly arable land. The ponds range from old field ponds created for agricultural purposes to some constructed in recent years specifically for wildlife. Some of the land has been converted from arable to grassland, with a variety of grassland types present; other habitats include hedges and ditches. Great crested newts Triturus cristatus have been found in all ponds on site, though the presence of fish seems to have affected newt numbers in recent years in two ponds.

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

Not applicable.


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