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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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no 1113963
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

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Castle Point, Canvey Wick, TQ7640083500
 
 
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Status: SSSI
Access: Unknown/other: Part permissive access
Summary: Habitats developed on silt and sand dredgings since 1970s. Complex mosaic of flower rich herbaceous vegetation, lichen heath, seasonally wet areas, some with saline influence, scrub and ditches.

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Reason for interest: Nationally important invertebrate fauna with key populations of the UKBAP Shrill Carder and Brown-banded Carder Bees, as well as numerous other rare and scarce species.

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