Help provide information on sites of spider and other natural history interest by adding new site accounts using our site form and collaborating on existing accounts. All logged on users can edit this account and add new sites.
show OS map show polygon
Summary: Silt lagoons dating from the late 1970s/early 1980s (still too wet to walk on in 1985), now mostly dry sandy and gravelly grassland with areas of lichen heath and a certain amount of scrub invasion, adjacent to saltmarsh by River Thames.
Reason for interest: Nationally important invertebrate fauna including numerous rare and scarce species of dry grassland and lichen heath, dune, seasonally wet and saline habitats.
Comment: Originally designated for bird interest, but now extremely important for its invertebrate fauna.
Imagesupload a new image