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A mosaic of neutral alluvial flood-meadows, fens, swamps, Alnus carr and freshwater habitats lying adjacent to the River Derwent, Pocklington Canal and Thornton Beck. The unimproved flood-meadows are amongst the most important in Europe. This site supports a variety of breeding wetland birds and attracts large numbers of wildfowl in winter.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Derwent Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/04/2020.