Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve

A favourite wintering place for waders and wildfowl as well as a good site for flowers and insects in summer.

 

Site Name Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve
Protection
  • Open Access
  • Site of Scientific Interest
Interest
3
County Dorset
More Information
SSSI https://designatedsites.naturalengland.org.uk/SiteDetail.aspx?SiteCode=S1002654…
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Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve

Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve

50.629114141118, -2.5460259716238
Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3
These are the habitat types that MAY be present on the site based on the species recorded there (top 10 only shown):
Phase 1 Habitat Types Description No of Species
H6

Sand Dunes

15
B3

Calcareous Grassland

13
J1

Cultivated/disturbed land

12
A1.1

Broad-leaf Woodland

11
A2

Scrub

9
B2

Neutral Grassland

9
B5

Marsh/marshy Grassland

8
H8

Maritime cliff and slope

8
A1.3

Mixed Woodland

7
F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

5
These are the number of species for NVC codes on the site - it DOES NOT mean that the NVC community is actually present on the site: it might be! (Top 10 only shown):
NVC Community Description No of Species
MG01

Arrhenatherum elatius [False Oat-grass] grassland

15
CG03

Bromopsis erecta [Upright Brome] grassland

10
CG07

Festuca ovina - Pilosella officinarum - Thymus polytrichum [Sheeps Fescue/Mouse-ear hawkweed/Wild Thyme] grassland

10
MG05

Cynosurus cristatus - Centaurea nigra [Crested Dogs-tail/Black knapweed] grassland

9
CG06

Helictotrichon pubescens [Downy Oat-grass] grassland

9
CG02

Festuca ovina - Helictotrichon pratense [Sheep's Fescue/Meadow Oat-grass] grassland

8
W08

Fraxinus excelsior - Acer campestre - Mercurialis perennis [Ash/Field Maple/Dog's Mercury] woodland

7
W09

Fraxinus excelsior - Sorbus aucuparia - Mercurialis perennis [Ash/Rowan/Dog's Mercury] woodland

7
CG01

Festuca ovina - Calluna vulgaris [Sheeps Fescue/Ling] grassland

6
CG10

Festuca ovina - Agrostis capillaris - Thymus polythricus [Sheeps Fescue/Common Bent/Wild Thyme] grassland

6
Site Diary
Project:
Diary Date Sort descending Notes Project Click for records and photos
30-07-11

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The number of species recorded per species group:
Title No of Species Recorded
Flowering Plants 75
Birds 36
Insects & other inverts 30
Mammals 2
Non-flowering Plants 1