Audrey's Meadow facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAudrey's Meadow
|Location||Newbury , Berkshire|
|OS grid||SU 486 659|
|Area||2 hectares (4.9 acres)|
|Managed by||Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust|
Geography and site
Audrey's Meadow contains a mixture of improved and semi-improved neutral grassland and wet woodland with ponds.
In 2011 the meadow was adopted as a public open space and named after one of the parish councilors, Mrs Audrey Appleby. In 2014 it was transferred from West Berkshire Council to the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust.
The site has the following fauna:
- Aeshna grandis
- Polyommatus icarus
- Anax imperator
- Ochlodes sylvanus
- Maniola jurtina
- Chorthippus parallelus
- Aphantopus hyperantus
- Metrioptera roeselii
- Argynnis paphia
- Thymelicus sylvestris
- Argiope bruennichi
The site has the following flora:
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