Watts Bank facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Berkshire|
|Area||1.9 hectares (4.7 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
Watts Bank is a 1.9-hectare (4.7-acre) nature reserve south of Lambourn in Berkshire. It is managed by the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. It is designated a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest as White Shute.
Watts Bank is a small chalk grassland bank. It has had over 30 butterfly species recorded.
The site has the following fauna:
- Aricia agestis, brown argus
- Callophrys rubi, green hairstreak
- Melanargia galathea, marbled white
- Lycaena phlaeas, small copper
The site has the following flora:
- Gentianella amarella
- Dactylorhiza fuchsii
- Primula veris
- Succisa pratensis
- Linum catharticum
- Anthyllis vulneraria
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