Stocksmoor Common  YWT 


Site Description

Recorders:                                     Length 1020m             Walk Time Approx: 35 mins        Altitude 145m         Established 2023

A mix of grassland, accounting for about half of the site, damp meadow and a pond with smaller areas of developing woodland & scrub. 

Good for a wide variety of flora and fauna including plant species such as Adder’s Tongue Fern, Common Spotted Orchid and Common Fleabane. Breeding birds include Tree pipit, Linnet, Willow Tit and Tawny Owl, and the pond attracts a good range of dragonflies and damselflies including Emporer Dragonfly

Contains a good colony of the threatened Small Heath Butterfly


Only 6 weeks data at the end of the season but surprised at the good numbers of Small Heath present

S2 + S3  seem to contian te hmost valuable grassalnd species