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Affpuddle ForestBiodiversity Chart:
The range of species present is a good guide to a site's overall biodiversity. This chart shows the number of species in the main species groups (mammals, reptiles, birds, etc,) that occur here. This is a rough guide only - not truly scientific!Vegetation Distribution:
The vegetation present is a good guide to a site's habitat diversity. This chart shows the number of species linked with accepted habitat types that occur here. This is a rough guide only - not truly scientific!Habitat:
Habitat(s) Extent Comment W1: Broad-leaf Woodland Partial Some broad leaf woodland remains W5: Conifer Plantation Partial The conifers are gradually being removed as part of a heathland restoration process H1: Dry Heath Foundation The higher ground is dry heathland H3: Wet Heath Partial A large part of the site is low lying and is wet heathRecords per Species Group:Monthly Record Count: