Briddlesford Copses

Site details

UK map showing location of Briddlesford Copses Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Briddlesford Copses 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

1323 Bechstein`s bat  Myotis bechsteinii
The Briddlesford Copse complex of woodlands represents the most varied, structurally diverse and species-rich cluster of ancient broadleaved woodland on the Isle of Wight and supports an important breeding population of the rare Bechstein’s bat Myotis bechsteinii. The bats use holes and crevices in mature trees for roosting and the interconnecting woodlands for feeding.

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

Not applicable.


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