Ripon

Wetlands YWT

Site Details

Recorders: Geoff Blakesley , Jennifer Rydzewski Distance : 1524 Walk Time: 1 hour

Recently acquired by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, this area of lakes (former gravel workings) and surrounding reedbeds is a favourite birdwatching site. It also has good grassland areas for butterflies.

Sections:

S1- S3 contain commoner grassland species

S4 is a favourite with Gatekeeper

S5 damper areas are great for Orange Tip and all the White species

S6 Long grasses are a favourite with the skippers, Gatekeeper and Peacock

Results 2021