Eaton Chalk Pit facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
Eaton Chalk Pit is in an area which is closed to the public.
|Area of Search||Norfolk|
|Area||0.16 hectares (0.40 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
Eaton Chalk Pit is a 0.16-hectare (0.40-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the southern outskirts of Norwich in Norfolk.
These former chalk mines are used by hibernating bats and the site has been monitored over a long period for research into bat ecology. Up to 40 bats use the mines and the main species are Daubenton's, Natterer's and brown long-eared bats.
There is no public access to the site.
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