Hampton Gay and Poyle
The following wildlife habitats fall within this parish. They are listed according to their associated landscape type or local character area.
If you want more information about any of the sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs) listed below, take a look at English Nature's Nature on the Map website. It may also be possible to find out a bit more about the unnamed wildlife habitats in the parish by contacting the Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre (firstname.lastname@example.org) and quoting the site code next to the habitat description.
The majority of these wildlife habitats are on private land and access to them is not possible without permission of the landowner, unless there is a statutory right of way. However, many wildlife habitats in the county are open to the public. More information on these can be obtained from the Oxfordshire Nature Conservation Forum.
Site Code: 51D07
Bletchingdon Verge South
This verge and hedgerow has much blackthorn scrub along with oak, ash and willow trees. Blackthorn is the foodplant for the nationally scarce black hairstreak butterfly which is found here. A number of other insects with a restricted national distribution have also been recorded here.