Les Landes facts for kids
Les Landes is an area of coastal heathland in the north-west of Jersey. It has been designated as a Site of Special Interest (SSI) since 1996.
The site is the largest of its kind in Jersey at 160 ha.
Site of Special Interest
Les Landes was designated as an SSI for its landscape, wildlife, archaeology and geological features.
Birds found at Les Landes include the Eurasian skylark, European stonechat, Dartford warbler, meadow pipit, common raven, common linnet, western jackdaw, barn swallow, northern wheatear, western yellow wagtail, Eurasian dotterel, European golden plover, Eurasian wryneck, ring ouzel, western marsh harrier, hen harrier, merlin, peregrine falcon, and short-eared owl.
La Cotte à la Chèvre
This is a middle paleolithic occupation site featuring a small cave. Flints and a hand axe have been found here.
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