Benacre NNR
SUMMARY:
Designated site name: Benacre NNR   View map
Other designations: 11
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SITE DETAILS:
Area (Ha): 372.169 Grid reference: TM 518 817
Features from overlapped sites: 0
DESIGNATED FEATURES:
2 World War 2 pillboxes
Aggregations of breeding birds - Botaurus stellaris
Aggregations of breeding birds - Circus aeruginosus
Aggregations of breeding birds - Panurus biarmicus
Aggregations of breeding birds - Rallus aquaticus
Aggregations of breeding birds - Sterna albifrons
Aggregations of non-breeding birds - Botaurus stellaris
Assemblages of breeding birds - Lowland heath
Assemblages of breeding birds - Lowland open waters and their margins
Assemblages of breeding birds - Lowland open waters and their margins
Assemblages of breeding birds - Scrub
Assemblages of breeding birds - Woodland
Benacre cliffs site of British Museum archaeological dig exploring Early Humanoid Occupation of the British Isles, flint tools found dating to 600,000 BC
Brackish lagoons and marshes
Coastal Geomorphology
Community Involvement
Demonstration
Economic Use
Education
Freshwater marshes
Isolated saline lagoons
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MC5 - Armeria maritima - Cerastium diffusum ssp. diffusum maritime therophyte community
Percolated saline lagoons
Pleistocene Vertebrata
Private Hide Benacre Broad
Public Acess
Public Hide, Benacre Broad
Research
S21 - Scirpus maritimus swamp
S25 - Phragmites australis - Eupatorium cannabinum tall-herb fen
S26 - Phragmites australis - Urtica dioica tall-herb fen
S4 - Phragmites australis swamp and reed-beds
Saline coastal lagoons: Bar-built lagoon
SD1 - Rumex crispus - Glaucium flavum shingle community
SD6 - Ammophila arenaria mobile dune community
SD7 - Ammophila arenaria - Festuca rubra semi-fixed dune community
Shingle beaches backed by sandy cliffs
Vascular Plant Assemblage - Ruppia cirrhosa, Zostera noltei, Corynephorus canescens, Crassula tillaea, Lathyrus japonicas, Medicago minima, Poa bulbosa, Trifolium glomeratum, Trifolium suffocatum, Vul
Woods
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