species to prevent isolation and local species extinction. This Priority Area is a key north-south wildlife corridor link through the eastern part of Whitehill Bordon Eco-town. 126.96.36.199 Objective Maintenance and enhancement of wildlife connectivity through the Priority Area. 188.8.131.52 Actions Maintain and enhance the quality of the wetland and woodland habitats through the site. Ensure any management actions initiated do not inhibit movement of fauna or flora through the existing greenspace. Promote enhanced wildlife connectivity across existing roads to the north of the inclosure by installation of reptile and amphibian tunnels. 184.108.40.206 Outcomes Greenspaces throughout the town are connected by the creation of ecological networks and the potential for species retention and dispersal is increased. 2.6
2.6.1 Threat 1 Lack of Information Recent surveys that partially include this Priority Area are: Vegetation survey of Eveley Wood (HBIC, 2005); Vegetation of Standford Grange Farm Field (HBIC, 2010d); Breeding Birds (Jonathan Cox Associates, 2010); Dormouse (GVA Grimley, 2008b); and Terrestrial Invertebrates (GVA Grimley, 2008d).
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220.127.116.11 Additional Action Text Further surveys should be timed to inform Phase 1 of the eco-town development 2011-2015. As a priority these should include: Complete vegetation survey (June-August); Complete breeding bird survey (March-August); and Reptiles (April-May or September). 2.6.2 Sensitivity Level Hollywater is a moderately sensitive site owing to its ancient woodland SINC Eveley Wood and the wetland grassland of Standford Grange Farm Field. The field is marshy around the central ditch and two grassland indicators are present here (Devil’s bit scabious Succisa pratensis and carnation sedge Carex panicea). BAP/Notable Species records provided by Jonathan Cox Associates, and additional to those in the WOW BAP are: Song thrush Turdus philomelos, UK BAP Species, Birds of Conservation Concern Red List; Lesser spotted woodpecker Dendrocopos minor, UK BAP Species, Birds of Conservation Concern Red List.
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