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Special Areas of Conservation

Coedydd Llawr-y-glyn

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country Wales
Unitary Authority East Wales
Centroid* SN927904
Latitude 52.50111111
Longitude -3.580833333
SAC EU Code UK0030119
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 99.21
* 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 Coedydd Llawr-y-glyn SAC

General site character

  • Inland water bodies (Standing water, Running water) (0.6%)
  • Heath, Scrub, Maquis and Garrigue, Phygrana (0.5%)
  • Dry grassland, Steppes (0.7%)
  • Broad-leaved deciduous woodland (96.8%)
  • Coniferous woodland (1.2%)
  • Other land (including Towns, Villages, Roads, Waste places, Mines, Industrial sites) (0.2%)

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

  • Coedydd Llawr-y-glyn is one of several sites representing old sessile oak woodland in the core of its Welsh range. It comprises a group of woodland blocks set around a series of connected valleys. The woods are primarily of sessile oak Quercus petraea with a typical acidic ground flora of bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus, wavy hair-grass Deschampsia flexuosa and abundant bryophytes. However, there is much local variation in woodland structure and floristics. Notable species include oak fern Gymnocarpium dryopteris, beech fern Phegopteris connectilis and the lichen Thelotrema lepodinum. The site also has an outstanding bird assemblage.

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

  • Not Applicable

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

  • Not Applicable

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

  • Not Applicable

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