ⓘ Briery Wood Heronry, Belvoir. Briery Wood Heronry is a 5.7 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in the grounds of Belvoir Castle in Leicesters ..

                                     

ⓘ Briery Wood Heronry, Belvoir

Briery Wood Heronry is a 5.7 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in the grounds of Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire.

This is the largest heronry in the county, with up to thirty breeding pairs. The dominant trees are mature oaks and ash, with a ground flora of bracken and dogs mercury.

The wood is in an area of the grounds which is not open to the public.

                                     
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  • England. Retrieved 17 September 2017. Designated Sites View: Briery Wood Heronry Belvoir Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Archived