Calf Hill and Cragg Woods

Site details

UK map showing location of Calf Hill and Cragg Woods Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Calf Hill and Cragg Woods 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

91A0 Old sessile oak woods with Ilex and Blechnum in the British Isles
These old sessile oak woods occupy north- and south-facing slopes of a valley on millstone grit. Oak dominates in the canopy with birch Betula sp., rowan Sorbus aucuparia and holly Ilex aquifolium. The ground flora ranges from areas of abundant bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus, through grassy areas, to rich moss carpets. Small areas of alder Alnus glutinosa flushes also occur.

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

91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae)  * Priority feature

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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