Radipole Lake Nature Reserve

Extensive reed beds, open water and scrapes at the mouth of the River Wey that always has something of interest to offer.

 

Nathusius' pipistrelle bat discovered in Weymouth - The rare Nathusius' pipistrelle bat has recently been discovered in Weymouth and the RSPB want to find out if they are breeding in the area. To do this a number of bat breeding bosex are going to be up at the RSPB Radipole Lake reserve in March and they will be monitored throughout the year for breeding Nathusius' pipistrelles. If they are found to be breeding at Radipole, this will be only the 8th known maternity roost in the country.  
Site Name Radipole Lake Nature Reserve
Protection RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
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Diversity Very High (over 200 species)
Map Reference SY695796
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Site Habitats
Habitat Relationship
C8: Saline Lagoon

Minority

C9: Reedbed

Significant

F4: Slow moving rivers

Significant

S1: Hedgerow Scrub

Partial