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

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