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Woolbeding and Pound Commons
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search West Sussex
Interest Biological
Area 171.9 hectares (425 acres)
Notification 1998
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Woolbeding and Pound Commons is a 171.9-hectare (425-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Midhurst in West Sussex.

The commons have areas of wet and dry heath, woodland, ponds and wet flushes. Invertebrates include a number of Red Data Book species, such as the bee Hylaeus gibbus, the Eumenes coarctatus and Psen bruxellensis wasps and the click-beetle Hylis olexai. The site also provides a habitat for three rare birds, woodlark, nightjar and Dartford warbler.

The site is crossed by roads and footpaths.

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