Childwall Woods

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Childwall Woods, Fields and the Black Wood a site of nature conservation value and has been named a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) area, the first in the city for 20 years. There are sixteen types of trees in the woods, the dominant tree is Beech with a mixture of other deciduous and evergreen species throughout including English Oak, Sweet and Horse Chestnut, Lime, Silver Birch, Sycamore, Whitebeam and Yew. The bird list for the site stands at, at least 60 species with Grey Partridge being notable in this urban area. Kestrels and Sparrowhawks regularly nest in the woods along with Great and Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers. Heron's investigate the marshy wet areas of the fields and in the autumn Long tailed tits and Goldcrest can be seen flitting through the woodland treetops.

The site is valued because of its wide range of urban wildlife.

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Liverpool, Merseyside, England, Great Britain, UK, Europe
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