Wrabness Nature Reserve

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Wrabness Nature Reserve
River Stour - geograph.org.uk - 1364434.jpg
River Stour and Wrabness Nature Reserve
Type Local Nature Reserve
Location Wrabness, Essex
OS grid TM161316
Area 27.0 hectares
Managed by Essex Wildlife Trust

Wrabness Nature Reserve is a 27 hectare Local Nature Reserve on the south bank of the River Stour, west of Wrabness in Essex. It is owned by Tendring District Council and managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust.[1][2][3]

This site has grassland, marsh, scrub and woodland. It has a diverse bird life, such as yellowhammers, whitethroats, song thrushes and short-eared owls. There are also winter visitors including black-tailed godwits, grey plovers and turnstones. Plants include corn mints and hairy buttercups, and there is a wide variety of invertebrates. The grassland is grazed to prevent the vegetation from becoming too coarse.[3]

There is access from Whitesheaf Lane.[3]


  1. ^ "Wrabness". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 16 March 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Map of Wrabness". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "Wrabness Nature Reserve". Essex Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 

Coordinates: 51°56′27″N 1°08′33″E / 51.9409°N 1.14257°E / 51.9409; 1.14257

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