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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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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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Basildon, Wat Tyler Country Park, TQ7360086200
 
 
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Status: Country Park
Access: Open to public
Summary: Dry Thorn Scrub Semi improved and unimproved grassland (Neutral with calc element). Wetlands. (Reedbeds - Open Water - Ponds - Salt Marsh - Salt water Creeks Mudflats).

Description:

Reason for interest: Protected areas for wildlife Combination of Habitats (Complex Mosaic) Pro-active management to enhance where possible wildlife value Informed Habitat and wildlife management Geographic Location (Along Thames Estuary) Excellent public access. Footpaths, Rides, Facilities,

Comment: Site Attains SSSI status for its Invert populations and diversity Flagship species include... Shrill Carder Bee, Scarce Emerald Damselfly, Short Winged Conehead, Great Crested Newt, Many Nationally Scarce Moths, Two Nationally Scarce Soldier Flies, Over 130 species of Birds recorded annually (60) Breeding species Grasssnake, Adder, Common Lizard, Slowworm.


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page last edited on Tue Dec 20th 2011 by site user 879