Lattersey Field

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Lattersey Field
Raised walkway through the Lattersey Reserve, Cambridgeshire - geograph-3078615.jpg
Type Local Nature Reserve
Location Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire
OS grid TL 282 966
Area 11.9 hectares
Managed by Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

Lattersey Field is an 11.9 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire. It is owned by Fenland District Council and managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.[1][2][3]

This former clay brick quarry has pits which have filled with water, and it has diverse habitats of grassland, woodland, scrub, pools, marshes and reedbeds. Mammals includes water voles, water shrews, and there are birds such as sedge warblers, tawny owls, woodcocks, great spotted woodpeckers and reed buntings.[1][3]

There is access from New Road, which bisects the site.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lattersey Field". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 20 February 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Map of Lattersey Field". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Lattersey". Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 

Coordinates: 52°33′07″N 0°06′40″W / 52.552°N 0.111°W / 52.552; -0.111