Ullswater Oakwoods

Site details

UK map showing location of Ullswater Oakwoods Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Ullswater Oakwoods 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
Around Ullswater there is a cluster of old sessile oak woods, sometimes in association with other woodland types of ash Fraxinus excelsior and alder Alnus glutinosa. The woods show outstanding bryophyte assemblages (including northern species such as Ptilium crista-castrensis) and also include areas rich in saproxylic invertebrates.

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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