SU4114 : Model boating lake

taken 11 years ago, near to Portswood, Southampton, Great Britain

Model boating lake
Model boating lake
This unassuming concrete lined lake is actually the reason Southampton Common is a SSSI - due to a population of Great-crested Newts. It is drained every winter to kill off any fish such as Sticklebacks that may have made it in to the pond that may prey on the newts. This also makes it good for dragonflies and damselflies as their larvae are also eaten by small fish.
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SU4114, 65 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 February, 2007
Category
Ponds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 416 143 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:55.6479N 1:24.5164W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 417 143
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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