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Special Areas of Conservation

Bracket's Coppice

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country England
Unitary Authority Dorset and Somerset
Centroid* ST516071
Latitude 50.86055556
Longitude -2.6875
SAC EU Code UK0030095
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 53.75
* This is the approximate central point of the SAC. In the case of large, linear or composite sites, this may not represent the location where a feature occurs within the SAC.
Location of Bracket's Coppice SAC

General site character

  • Inland water bodies (Standing water, Running water) (1.7%)
  • Humid grassland, Mesophile grassland (40%)
  • Broad-leaved deciduous woodland (58.3%)

Download the Natura 2000 standard data form for this site as submitted to Europe (PDF <100kb)

Note When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

  • Not Applicable

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

  • 1323 Bechstein's bat Myotis bechsteinii

    One of the first maternity colonies of Bechstein’s bat Myotis bechsteinii was discovered using bat-boxes in this small woodland.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

  • Not Applicable

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