Hengistbury Head Local Nature Reserve
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!
This chart gives an indication of which type of birds (wader, raptor, warbler, etc) favour this site:
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(s) Extent Comment W1: Broad-leaf Woodland Partial Along the northern side of the head H1: Dry Heath Partial Areas on top of the head FL: Lakes and reservoirs Minority Large abandoned gravel pit CS: Saltmarsh Significant On the Christchurch harbour side CD: Coastal Dunes Partial Along the coastal shore CCS: Soft Cliffs and scree Partial Coastal side of the head
This chart shows the number of reports per month for this site:
This chart may give you an idea as to the best time of year to visit.
This chart shows which contributors are most active at this location: