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Rank Title Description Species total
71 Beacon Hill LNR ​This is one of Brighton & Hove's Nature Reserves in Rottingdean, Sussex. It is mainly chalk grassland very close to the nearby cliffs. There is woodland, an old allotment scrub area, and more recently a miniature pitch and putt course has been absorbed into the reserve. Sheep grazing takes place at certain times of the year. Butterflies, Birds and Plants are regularly monitored but Insects, Fungi and other organisms are currently under-recorded here. 499
72 Hawk Conservancy Trust, Hants.

Home of the Hawk Conservancy Trust, a small charity focussed on raptor conservation.  Situated 4km to the west of Andover, Hampshire, the 9 hectare site is a mixture of woodland, grassland and wildflower meadow display areas.

453
73 Brickfield Meadow Sussex Wildlife Trust Reserve

A good example of an unimproved Wealden meadow. Tucked away by the village of Fairwarp in East Sussex, lies a small meadow rich in wildlife that has been managed in the traditional way without any agricultural improvement.

433
74 NWT Holme Dunes

The 281 hectare reserve is located on the Northwest Norfolk coast - 4 miles east of Hunstanton.  The site was brought by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust in 1965 and celebrates its 50 anniversery this year (2016).  The site is designated as part of the North Norfolk Coast SSSI on account of the intertidal sands and muds, saltmarshes, shingle banks and sand dunes.  There are extensive areas of brackish lagoons, freshwater pools, reedbeds and grazing marshes.

386
75 Pete Mella's garden, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

A suburban garden in Norton Lees, South Yorkshire (though technically in VC57, Derbyshire, due to old county boundaries).

Incluces species found in the house.

362
76 Uig Hotel, Isle of Skye

This is where I work and live. Amongst other duties, I'm both the maintenence guy and the gardener/groundskeeper, so I tend to see plenty of bits and bobs - everywhere from the loftspaces to beneath the floorboards when indoors, to the lawns, trees, woodshed and streams when outside. I've been here since December 2016.

315
77 Chailey Warren Sussex Wildlife Trust Reserve

A tiny area of wet heath and Molinia mire surrounded by birch woodland. The site lies to the east of the much larger Chailey Common. There is no public access to this site.

309
78 Graeme Lyons' garden in Hove (actually)

A small garden at the rear of the flat roughly about 6 x 6 m. It's west facing and is sunny to the south but has a huge Beech tree towering over it to the west. There is no lawn and I inherited it with almost 100% of the garden being full of non-native ferns and palms. I made my first record the day I moved in on 13th November 2017.

138
79 Cogdean Elms, Corfe Mullen, Dorset

A small grassland reserve bordering an oak lined Roman road. 

88
80 Werneth Low Country Park

The country park extends for 80 hectares (200 acres) across the Northern and Western slopes of Werneth Low. Only 9.5 miles from the city centre of Manchester, the area is both a haven for wildlife and an area where visitors can find peace and relaxation. The park's location provides panoramic views across Manchester and beyond to Liverpool. The dark blue silhouette of the Welsh mountains can often be seen on clear days, as can the Pennine hills close by.

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