Lyppard Grange Ponds

Site details

UK map showing location of Lyppard Grange Ponds Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Lyppard Grange 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, on the outskirts of Worcester, is set amongst a recent housing development on former pastoral farmland. The ponds are associated with good-quality terrestrial habitats, and are a remnant of a formerly more widespread newt habitat when large numbers of ponds were maintained for agricultural purposes.

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

Not applicable.


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