The Naze Nature Reserve

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The Naze Nature Reserve
Fresh cliff falls, The Naze. - geograph.org.uk - 1187902.jpg
Type Nature reserve
Location Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
OS grid TM 264 238
Area 45 hectares
Managed by Essex Wildlife Trust

The Naze Nature Reserve is a 45 hectare nature reserve on The Naze peninsula north of Walton-on-the-Naze in Essex. It is managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust,.[1] Part of it, The Naze SSSI, is a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest[2][3] and a Geological Conservation Review site.[4][5]

This coastal site has a variety of terrestrial and marine habitats, and many migrating and nesting birds, such as dark bellied brent geese, sedge warblers, barn owls and whitethroats. The cliff is eroding at one to two metres a year.[1]

There is access from Old Hall Lane, where the visitor centre is located.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "The Naze Centre". Essex Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "The Naze citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Map of The Naze". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Walton-on-the-Naze (Quaternary of East Anglia)". Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Walton-on-the-Naze (Aves)". Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 

Coordinates: 51°52′05″N 1°17′17″E / 51.868°N 1.288°E / 51.868; 1.288

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