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Wasing Wood Ponds
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Berkshire
Interest Biological
Area 13.5 hectares (33 acres)
Notification 1984
Location map Magic Map

Wasing Wood Ponds is a 13.5-hectare (33-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Aldermaston in Berkshire.

The ponds are special for their range of Odonata.


The site is a group of ponds, wet ditches and marshy areas partly in the Woods and partly on open ground formerly excavated for gravel.

It is in two different areas, which are private land, but a public footpath crosses one of them.


The site has the following animals


  • Cordulia aenea
  • Brilliant emerald
  • Sympetrum sanguineum
  • Erythromma najas


The site has the following Flora:


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