Registered charity
No. 1076362

Our Reserves > Stowey

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YACWAG's Stowey Reserve comprises two fields known as Middlemead and Westmead accessed off Stowey Road, Yatton.



Our Reserves > Stowey


Registered charity
No. 1076362

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YACWAG's Stowey Reserve comprises two fields known as Middlemead and Westmead accessed off Stowey Road, Yatton.

Stowey

GRID REFERENCE: Westmead ST 431662, Middlemead ST 430661

SIZE: Westmead 1.3 ha, Middlemead 1.36 ha

PREVIOUS OWNER: Paul Murch

WHEN PURCHASED: March 2006

PURCHASE PRICE: £25,000

FUNDERS: YANSEC, YACWAG funds, YACWAG member appeal, Yatton Parish Council,

Yeo Valley Lions, Bob Martin Ltd

SPECIAL WILDLIFE:

Roe deer, grass snakes, marsh marigolds, yellow loosestrife, ringlet butterflies. Moles use the fields.

PUBLIC ACCESS:

Stowey Reserve is used for educational visits by groups and the local school. Acess is through other owners’ land. Please get in touch if you would like to visit.

A pole box was put up and has been used by breeding barn owls.

Bird list from Stowey Reserve 6th May 2019 (including birds flying over)

Wren
Blackbird
Lesser Black-Backed Gull
Jackdaw
Collared dove
House sparrow
Robin
Canada Goose
Starling
Dunnock
Blue tit
Great tit
Chiffchaff
Herring gull
Stock dove
Carrion crow
Wood pigeon
Great spotted woodpecker
Song thrush
Whitethroat
House martin
Swallow
Magpie
Long tailed tit
Blackcap
Mallard
Goldfinch
Swift
Reed bunting
Kestrel
Buzzard
Sparrowhawk

Stowey

GRID REFERENCE: Westmead ST 431662, Middlemead ST 430661

SIZE: Westmead 1.3 ha, Middlemead 1.36 ha

PREVIOUS OWNER: Paul Murch

WHEN PURCHASED: March 2006

PURCHASE PRICE: £25,000

FUNDERS: YANSEC, YACWAG funds, YACWAG member appeal, Yatton Parish Council,

Yeo Valley Lions, Bob Martin Ltd

SPECIAL WILDLIFE:

Roe deer, grass snakes, marsh marigolds, yellow loosestrife, ringlet butterflies. Moles use the fields.

PUBLIC ACCESS:

Stowey Reserve is used for educational visits by groups and the local school. Acess is through other owners’ land. Please get in touch if you would like to visit.

A pole box was put up and has been used by breeding barn owls.

Bird list from Stowey Reserve 6th May 2019 (including birds flying over)

Wren
Blackbird
Lesser Black-Backed Gull
Jackdaw
Collared dove
House sparrow
Robin
Canada Goose
Starling
Dunnock
Blue tit
Great tit
Chiffchaff
Herring gull
Stock dove
Carrion crow
Wood pigeon
Great spotted woodpecker
Song thrush
Whitethroat
House martin
Swallow
Magpie
Long tailed tit
Blackcap
Mallard
Goldfinch
Swift
Reed bunting
Kestrel
Buzzard
Sparrowhawk