Warburg Nature Reserve

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Warburg Nature Reserve
Warburg Nature Reserve is located in Oxfordshire
Warburg Nature Reserve
Warburg Nature Reserve
Warburg Nature Reserve shown within Oxfordshire
OS grid reference SU720879
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District
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Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Henley-on-Thames
Postcode district RG9
Dialling code 01491
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
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51°35′06″N 0°57′40″W / 51.585°N 0.961°W / 51.585; -0.961Coordinates: 51°35′06″N 0°57′40″W / 51.585°N 0.961°W / 51.585; -0.961

Warburg Nature Reserve is a nature reserve and site of special scientific interest in Oxfordshire, England that is owned and managed by the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. It is located in the Chiltern Hills area of outstanding natural beauty in the Bix valley, 4 miles northwest of Henley-on-Thames. The name commemorates Oxford botanist Dr. E. F. Warburg, a founder member of the Trust.

The reserve is composed mainly of chalk grassland and ancient woodland and it includes a visitors centre, a picnic area and two bird hides. Species include birds and butterflies and over 2,000 species of plants, fungi and animals have been recorded there.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bbowt.org.uk/content.asp?did=23596 BBOWT Warburg Nature Reserve. Retrieved 17 January 2012