Bishop Middleham Quarry (disused)

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    "This quarry is an SSSI site managed by Durham Wildlife Trust. The underlying rock is magnesian limestone and specialist plants have colonised the thin soil. It is a breeding ground of the "Durham Argus" butterfly - a local race of the Brown Argus. In 2002 the site became famous when a pair of European Bee Eaters nested there and raised two young." Photo by Harry Wilson (2007) and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 9 months ago
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