Beer Quarry and Caves

Site details

UK map showing location of Beer Quarry and Caves Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Beer Quarry and Caves 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
This complex of abandoned mines in south-west England is regularly used as a hibernation site by small numbers of Bechstein’s bat Myotis bechsteinii as well as an important assemblage of other bat species.

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

1303 Lesser horseshoe bat  Rhinolophus hipposideros
1304 Greater horseshoe bat  Rhinolophus ferrumequinum

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