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
Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site
|6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae)|
Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site
|1065 Marsh fritillary butterfly Euphydryas (Eurodryas, Hypodryas) aurinia|
|A large and relatively isolated population of marsh fritillary Euphydryas aurinia is present on a series of damp pastures and heaths in Gwent, representing the species on the eastern edge of its range in Wales.|
Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection
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