Redgrave and South Lopham Fens

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Redgrave and South Lopham Fens

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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  • Area: 
    127 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    52°22'N 01°00'E
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Redgrave and South Lopham Fens. 15/02/91; England; 127 ha; 52°23'N 001°01'E. Nature Reserve, SSSI, Environmentally Sensitive Area. An excellent example of spring-fed lowland valley fen, exhibiting several distinct vegetation communities, supporting a diverse and well-studied invertebrate fauna. The site is one of only two British localities for the spider Dolomedes plantarius. Intensive arable agriculture extends to the site boundary. There is a boardwalk and a network of footpaths for visitors. Ramsar site no. 513. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • esa
    • ncr
    • nnr
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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