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To aid users of mobile devices as well as those with a mouse or laptop finger pad this site uses a simple image-based menu system. Virtually every picture you see (images and photos) are links to more information arranged in a sort of top-down structure. See an image, click or tap on it to open a new page.

  • Brownsea Island

    When you have finished here click/tap the pic to return to this site's home page and continue to discover more about it's features and species

    Biodiversity 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
    W3: Mixed Woodland Partial Conifers have been planted here but there are also broad-leaf trees amongst them
    FL: Lakes and reservoirs Minority A lake made during mineral extraction sits in the centre of the reserve
    FF: Fen and carr Partial There is an excellent example of fen and carr within the reserve
    CL: Saline Lagoon Significant The saline lagoon forms a significant part of the Dorset Wildlife Trust reserve
    Records per Species Group: 

    This chart shows the number of records in the database by species group.

    Monthly Record Count: 

    This chart shows the number of records per month for this site. This is cumulative since records started to be gathered in 2017:

    This chart may give you an idea as to the best time of year to visit but it is only a crude guide really! Although the totals are cumulative for all years you can filter to see the pattern in any particular year if you wish.