Roydon Common

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Roydon Common

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    194 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    52°46'N 00°29'E
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Roydon Common. 05/03/93; England; 194 ha; 52°46'N 000°30'E. SSSI. A mixed valley mire exhibiting a classic sequence of vegetation types, linked to the varying hydrological characteristics of the site and influenced by the nutrient quality of the water. Several vulnerable or nationally scarce plant and invertebrate species are supported. The site provides nesting habitat for Caprimulgus europaeus, winter roosting sites for raptors Circus cyaneus and Falco columbarius. Ramsar site no. 588. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

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