Clints Quarry

Site details

UK map showing location of Clints Quarry Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Clints Quarry 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

1166 Great crested newt  Triturus cristatus
This disused quarry in north-west England contains several pools that support a large great crested newt Triturus cristatus population which has shown evidence of recruitment in recent years. Terrestrial habitat associated with the breeding areas is quarry spoil, early successional vegetation and surrounding pasture.

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

Not applicable.


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